Why are there missing GRACE data?

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Why are there missing GRACE data?

Postby podaac » Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:00 pm

The batteries onboard GRACE have degraded over time so the instrument is turned off when the satellite is in eclipse (in Earth's shadow) and turned back on when in sunlight since the batteries are solar charged.
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