See the Santa Barbara, Calif., coast and nearby mountains as an airplane pilot might in a short computer animation created with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. This video is online at:
Two still images from the movie, featuring Mt. Pinos and the coastline, are also available online at:
The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, which flew onboard Space Shuttle Endeavour in February 2000, gathered topographic elevation data over approximately 80 percent of Earth's land mass during its ten-day flight. The results of the mission will be the most extensive high-resolution database of Earth's topography.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.