NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory Set For Launch: 2/9/10 (Videos)

-Posted by D.C. Worth, for Barbay (France & US)

Images: NASA/SDO/SVS (w/magnetic field lines)
Solar Dynamics Observatory: SITE.
Launch: Feb. 9, 2010, 10:30 a.m. EST

(SDO) set to launch from Florida: ##
NASA's SDO departs no earlier than 10:30 a.m. EST on Feb. 9; on an unprecedented mission to study the sun and its dynamic behavior.

-VIDEO: SDO Command Accepted
-VIDEO: NASA's SDO's Helioseismic & Magnetic Imager

Onboard telescopes will scrutinize sunspots and solar flares using more pixels and colors than any other observatory in the history of solar physics. And SDO will reveal the sun’s hidden secrets in a prodigious rush of pictures. READ.

Such a Deep Solar Minimum, NASA's SOHO website looks quiet...
A perfect time to develop new technology; as NASA family enters into a new Solar Mission. Making the best of a ZERO LAG, until 2012 elections.

-VIDEO: Birth of the Sun: VIEW.

VIEW: Andromeda constellation to end orbiting 50 Upsilon Andromedae, a star system with three planets, 44 light years away from Earth, et al.

-VIDEO VIEW: More after-2012 election, missions. :#

NASA satellite photos from space...
A Flash Slide-show Presentation: VIEW!

PS: On Ski-travel, will post when I can...

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