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Terra spacecraft

Terra spacecraft

NASA"s earth observing system

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center in [Greenbelt, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Observing System (Program),
  • Artificial satellites

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNASA"s earth observing system
    ContributionsGoddard Space Flight Center
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15269673M

    The DRL serves the global Direct Readout community on behalf of the Terra mission objectives. As the "Portal" for Terra mission information, technologies and algorithms, the DRL enables the global Direct Readout community to view Terra Earth monitoring data for real-time applications. For Terra and later spacecraft the order will be simply Euler angle 1, Euler angle 2, Euler angle 3. (For Terra these are yaw, roll, and pitch, i.e. 3,1,2). This setup is more flexible and can accommodate orders that repeat, such as 3,1,3, Euler's original choice [1].

    Spacecraft, A.D.: Terran Trade Authority Handbook Author Stewart Cowley Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Chartwell Books Place of Publication New Jersey Date published Author: Stewart Cowley. The launch of NASA’s Terra spacecraft in , marked a new era of comprehensive monitoring of the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, and continents from a single space-based platform. Data from the five Terra instruments are creating continuous, long-term records of the state of the land, oceans, and atmosphere.

      : Spacecraft, A.D.: Terran Trade Authority Handbook: /5(). sault” which the Terra spacecraft performed during this maneuver. CTC residuals relative to the mean value in each spec-tral band are shown in the left-hand plot of Fig. 4. Application of the gain correction factors derived to make the adjustments shown .


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