Satellite Terra NASA launched the Terra
satellite on December 18th, 1999.
The purpose of the Terra mission is to study climate change across the globe
for the next 15 years. Terra is the "flagship" of the Earth Observing
System (EOS), an international study of planet Earth.
Terra will open up new ways in which Earth's lands, oceans,
air, ice, and life can be studied and viewed as a whole system.
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