[Blabber] Really cool interactive time-lapse of Rossetta spacecraft trajectory

Nickolai Belakovski nbelakovski at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 01:11:30 UTC 2014


Yup, the trajectory involves 3 gravity assists at Earth and one at Mars.
Kind of crazy that it goes all the way out to Mars, then back again to
Earth, then finally off to the comet!


On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Konstantin Avdashchenko <konsgn at hotmail.com
> wrote:

> Is it just me or is that sattelite bouncing off the earth? did they really
> calculate earth rotation in so that the earth's gravity could swing it out
> into space?
>
> Science!
>
> ------------------------------
> From: nbelakovski at gmail.com
> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:39:24 -0500
> To: blabber at list.hackmanhattan.com
> Subject: [Blabber] Really cool interactive time-lapse of Rossetta
> spacecraft trajectory
>
>
> Don't make the same mistake I did and just sit there watching it - the
> whole infographic is interactive: left mouse button to rotate, scrool wheel
> to zoom, and right mouse button to pan
>
> https://util1.estec.esa.int/rosetta/where_is_rosetta/
>
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> Nickolai Belakovski
> Purdue University : Class of Dec. 2011
> School of Aeronautics & Astronautics
> Department of Mathematics
>
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Nickolai Belakovski
Purdue University : Class of Dec. 2011
School of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Department of Mathematics
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