Glory Launch Sequence

Glory will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base onboard a Taurus XL launch vehicle. The Taurus launch service is provided by Orbital Sciences Corporation Launch Systems Group, under contract to the NASA Kennedy Space Center. The Taurus XL will place Glory into a circular, Sun-synchronous injection orbit with an altitude of 640 kilometers and an inclination of 97.9 degrees.

Launch and deploy of Glory satellite. Launch and deploy of Glory satellite.
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Animation Number:10379
Animator:Ryan Zuber (UMBC) (Lead)
Producer:Maria Frostic (UMBC)
Scientist:Michael Mischenko (NASA/GISS)
Platform/Sensor/Data Set:Glory
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