Video cover page showing artist’s concept of a satellite in orbit
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (view JPL Image Use Policy). Download this movie (MP4, 3.3 MB).
SWOT Deploys
[01-Mar-16] To become operational in orbit, SWOT will need to deploy components that were stored for the launch and orbit insertion process. First, the solar panels will deploy, followed by the booms and antennas for the interferometer. This animation shows the progression of these processes.