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Raumfahrt - Sentinel-3 Start-Überflug mit Aurora auf Video aus Finnland

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This video captures a surprising view of Sentinel-3A on its way into orbit amidst the flickering green of the northern lights.  The footage, which was taken from Karigasniemi in northern Finland, shows Sentinel-3A’s rocket and either what could be the jettisoned first or second stage of the rocket following behind. Sentinel-3A was launched from Plesetsk in Russia 1000 km away at 17:57 GMT (18:57 CET) on 16 February 2016. This footage was taken from a hilltop (N69°24.0'  E25°51.0' ) about six minutes after liftoff. Carrying a suit of cutting-edge instruments, Sentinel-3A will measure Earth’s oceans, land, ice and atmosphere for Europe’s Copernicus programme.

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Video hier: http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Videos/2016/02/Sentinel-3_dances_with_aurora

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