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  • NASA’s MMS launches atop ULA Atlas V to study Earth’s magnetic reconnections

    SpaceFlight InsiderMarch 13th, 2015

    NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) satellites are ready to begin their science mission after a successful 10:44 p.m. EDT (02:44 GMT) launch from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41). A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket lit up the night sky as the satellites soared into orbit, becoming the first space mission dedicated to studying a […]

  • NASA’s MMS set to reveal nature of magnetic reconnection

    Florida TechMarch 11th, 2015

    On March 12, 2015, a United Launch Alliance (ULA ) Atlas V 421 is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41 at 10:44 p.m. EST (03:44 GMT) and send a group of 4 Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft into low-Earth orbit, more commonly referred to as “LEO.” This mission is […]

  • NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission takes center stage at KSC

    Jason RhianFebruary 18th, 2015

    TITUSVILLE, Fla — NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS ) Mission is inching closer to a planned March 12 liftoff date – a fact highlighted on Wednesday, Feb. 18 when the spacecraft were put on display at the Astrotech Space Operations facility located in Titusville, Florida. The quartet of craft were displayed next to the payload fairing (PLF) […]