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Mission Proposal: Polar GOES-like spacecraft (beauty shot)

This visualization was created to support a mission proposal led by Lars Peter Riishojgaard. This mission would fly a GOES-like spacecraft in a polar elliptical orbit around the Earth providing a large percentage of observing time for northern polar regions. This version of the visualization is a beauty shot first showing the orbit from afar, then moving into the orbital plane and riding the orbit as the spacecraft would.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Tom Bridgman (GST): Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Lars Peter Riishojgaard (University of Maryland Baltimore County): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) and NASA's Earth Observatory.

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Data Used:
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble: Next Generation also referred to as: BMNG
1/1/2004 - 12/31/2004
The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
2001/01/16 to 2001/02/13
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