Terra Spacecraft with MISR Instrument

Terra Spacecraft with MISR Instrument
  • Credit:

    Image courtesy of Shigeru Suzuki and Eric M. De Jong, Solar System Visualizaiton Project, NASA JPL

This computer-generated image shows the EOS-AM1 Spacecraft, with the MISR instrument on board, orbiting Earth. Direction of flight is toward the lower left. The actual locations imaged by the 9 cameras, each with 4 color bands, along the Earth's surface are illustrated here with translucent surfaces. The background star field is also realistic.

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  • Data Date:

    July 31, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    July 31, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MISR


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