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WMAP Flight to L2

WMAP orbits around the L2 Lagrange point, one million miles beyond Earth. The sun shield/solar panels always protect it from the radiation generated by the Sun.

This animation Shows the flight path from Earth to L2.

Credit: NASA / WMAP Science Team

Duration: 30.0 seconds

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