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NASA eClips™: A-Train
January 31, 2012
Target: Grades 6-8

Length: 4 minutes 27 seconds

NASA eClips™: Real World
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In this NASA video segment, learn about the A-Train, a group of satellites in orbit collecting data on Earth's atmosphere. These satellites measure the same part of Earth's system at the same time at a speed of 25,000 km/hr. The information collected enables researchers to examine air quality, cloud movement and more. Color animation is used to support the video.

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