Sylvia Cornet, 1957 - Designer, Conceptual Artist.
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OCEANOGRAPHY MULTI-SATELLITES HISTORY

Dernier ajout – jeudi 13 mai 2010.

OSTM/Jason-2

The Ocean Surface Topography Mission aboard the Jason-2 spacecraft began June 20, 2008, with a dazzling liftoff into the California sky above Vandenberg Air Force Base. A Delta II with the satellite tucked inside its nose thundered off the launch pad at 3:46 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 2. The spacecraft is to use sophisticated radar to measure the height of the world’s oceans as it circles more than 830 miles overhead. ( Excerpt by courtesy of www.nasa.gov)

For the first time in History : a mobile device pictured from space the first seconds of the satellite’s orbite.



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