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Scientific aircraft passing over ground team
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- Title Scientific aircraft passing over ground team
- Released 19/10/2004 4:05 pm
- Copyright ESA
The scientific plane with ESA's airborne radar altimeter ASIRAS and the laser alimeter on board, passing directly over one of the UK camps on the Greenland ice sheet. The scientists are standing around a corner reflector, a metal construction which is used to calibrate and ensure maximum accuracy of the radar data collected by the plane.