Terra Launches!

Terra Launches!
  • Credit:

    NASA photographs courtesy Terra project.

Terra launched at 1:57 p.m. EST on December 18, 1999 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. After reaching orbit, Terra successfully deployed the solar array, performed a solid state recorder dump and deployed its high gain antenna to enable communication with other satellites.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    December 18, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    December 21, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    Photograph

Categories

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration