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Category: Rocket signatures

Satellite signatures of the DART Mission launch

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-17 (GOES-West) Near-Infrared “Snow/Ice” (1.61 µm). Near-Infrared “Cloud Particle Size” (2.24 µm), Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm), Low-level (7.3 µm). Mid-level (6.9 µm) and Upper-level (6.2 µm) Water Vapor images (above) showed signatures of the DART Mission from Vandenberg Space Force Base in southern California on 24 November 2021. Shortly after the 0620 UTC launch, a warm thermal... Read More