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FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Video

Media Kit: COSMIC News Release | COSMIC Multimedia Gallery

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Credit:  National Space Organization (NSPO), Taiwan

TRT:  0:02:52

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Animation zooms out on 24 GPS satellites in higher orbit above 6 COSMIC satellites in low-Earth orbit

:00:16

Animation of radio occultation, as COSMIC satellite tracks bending signal from GPS satellite; graph on right shows resulting "vertical profile," measurements of temperature and humidity in descending altitude through the atmosphere

:00:32

Several views of individual COSMIC microsatellites being prepared and tested

:00:52

Interior view of one COSMIC microsatellite with three main components labeled: GPS radio occultation receiver, Tiny Ionospheric Photometer, tri-band beacon

:01:22

Animation of the six satellites separating from the launch vehicle, solar panels deploy

:01:33

Animation of six satellites entering single orbital plane and then moving into six separate orbital planes

:01:53

Animated globe shows 900 weather balloon launch locations and gradually increasing coverage from COSMIC topping off at 2,500 "soundings" per day

:02:01

Animation zooms in on GPS satellites in higher orbit above 6 COSMIC satellites in low-Earth orbit

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Animation of COSMIC satellite transmitting to ground stations

:02:12

Animation of radio occultation without vertical profile graph

:02:21

Animation of COSMIC flyby of Earth

:02:30

Reprise of animated zoom in on GPS satellites in higher orbit above 6 COSMIC satellites in low-Earth orbit

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:02:52

Final credit:  National Space Organization (NSPO), Taiwan

 

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