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WMAP Earth FlyBy

WMAP orbits around Earth waiting for the moon to move into the right position. This is about a three week process.

This animation shows the flight path from Earth to the Moon.

Credit: NASA / WMAP Science Team

Duration: 30.0 seconds

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