Universe  ID: 4472

WFIRST: The Road to L2. Oblique view

Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a next-generation space telescope. It will observe the infrared universe from a halo orbit located at the Sun-Earth Lagrange Point two, located beyond the orbit of the Moon. This visualization views the trajectory offset from above the ecliptic plane.
 

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Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Visualizer
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems Inc.): Technical Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems Inc.): Technical Support
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Lead Producer
Neil Gehrels (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
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Mission:
Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)

Data Used:
JPL DE421
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This item is part of these series:
Astrophysics Visualizations
WFIRST Pre-Launch

Keywords:
SVS >> Simulation
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Astrophysics
SVS >> Space
NASA Science >> Universe
SVS >> WFIRST