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STEREO Enroute: Earth Flyby

STEREO A gets a final boost in velocity with a gravity-assist by the Earth.

Animation Credits

Chris Meaney (HTSI): Lead Animator
Therese Kucera (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Data Used:
The STEREO mission consists of two Sun-observing spacecraft that will travel around the Sun on orbits slightly inside and slightly outside Earth's orbit.
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STEREO Pre-launch

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