GRACE-FO turns on ‘range finder,’ sees mountai…

Pasadena CA (JPL) Jun 13, 2018

Less than three weeks after launch, the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission has successfully completed its first mission phase and demonstrated the performance of the precise microwave ranging system that enables its unique measurements of how mass migrates around our planet.

The twin spacecraft launched May 22 from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. N
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