Sun  ID: 10535

SDO: Commissioning and Handover

In order to provide the clearest scientific data for its entire 5 year mission, SDO had to undergo a rigorous, 2 month testing phase. After giving it an all-clear, the team of people who designed, built and tested the satellite now have to say goodbye as they hand it over to the scientists who will begin collecting data.

For More Information

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sdo/news/mission-begins.html


Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Chris Smith (UMBC): Animator
Tom Bridgman (GST): Animator
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Video Editor
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Elizabeth Citrin (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Videographer
Erica Drezek (HTSI): Videographer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Mission:
SDO

This item is part of these series:
Narrated Movies
SDO - Edited Features
SDO - Interviews
Goddard Shorts

Goddard TV Tape:
G2010-071 -- SDO: Commissioning and Handover

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
DLESE >> Narrated
NASA Science >> Sun

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0