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FGRST satellite... realtime animation.
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (FGRST), formerly called the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST), is a space observatory being used to perform gamma-ray astronomy observations from low Earth orbit. Its main instrument is the Large Area Telescope (LAT), with which astronomers mostly intend to perform an all-sky survey studying astrophysical and cosmological phenomena such as active galactic nuclei, pulsars, other high-energy sources and dark matter. Another instrument aboard Fermi, the Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM; formerly GLAST Burst Monitor), is being used to study gamma-ray bursts...
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Rendered in Celestia... waves texture is a WIP - should be a lot finer but my mac can't handle textures more than 8k.
Grr.
 

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macrumors 6502a
Dec 31, 2012
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Oxford UK
Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) is a space probe developed by NASA to study the Martian atmosphere while orbiting Mars.

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