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    DOD Pico-Satellite known as ANDE released from the STS-116 shuttle payload bay

    DOD Pico-Satellite known as ANDE released from the STS-116 shuttle payload bay

    WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES

    08.19.2010

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    NASA

    View from the aft Flight Deck FD window of the Department of Defense DOD pico-satellite known as Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment ANDE - released from the shuttle payload bay by STS-116 crewmembers. ANDE consists of two micro-satellites which will measure the density and composition of the low Earth orbit LEO atmosphere while being tracked from the ground. The data will be used to better predict the movement of objects in orbit.

    NASA Identifier: s116e07832

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 08.19.2010
    Date Posted: 10.18.2012 00:40
    Photo ID: 739212
    Resolution: 3032x2008
    Size: 7.36 MB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 

    Web Views: 8
    Downloads: 1

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