STEREO mission

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 18:41:43 EDT

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    A interesting launch to watch
    
    http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/
    
    For roughly 56 days, the 2 spacecraft will orbit the earth, with a apogee way out by the moon's
    orbit. Then around day 57, the moon will be used to change there trajectory, so that one
    spacecraft leads earth around the sun, the other follow's earth around the sun.
    
    Mission Website
    
    http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/
    
    Kevin
    
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