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NASA eClips™: Light Detection and Ranging
February 1, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 6 minutes 48 seconds

NASA eClips™: Launchpad
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Learn how NASA uses Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR, to study distant objects. NASA uses LiDAR technology to measure distances of faraway objects, locate aerosols and to develop topographic maps on Earth and Mars.

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