What Goes Around

Catalog #: 020-03-0012
Parent Exhibit: Eyes on Earth
Description: How do Saltellites Map the Earth? Turn one of two cranks to send a polar satellite spinning about the Earth turning on its axis. But this is not just any globe … it glows! The satellite leaves a glowing trail demonstrating how the combination of the Earth’s rotation and the satellite’s orbit allows scientists to observe and scan the entire surface of the planet in just one day.
Approximate Component Dimensions: H 65 inches | W 55 inches | D 55 inches
Site Requirements
Power Required: Yes
Powered From: Floor
Air Pressure: N/A

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