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  • NASA celebrates 20 years of solar wind measurements

    Rae Botsford EndJanuary 1st, 2015

    As each year draws to a close, it is common for individuals and organizations to look back to see how far they’ve come and to consider where they’ll go next. For NASA’s Wind spacecraft, which was launched near the end of 1994 to collect a data concerning the solar wind, what lies behind it is now 20 years worth of […]

  • NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale to study space weather in March 2015

    Rae Botsford EndNovember 27th, 2014

    In an effort to study what is known as “space weather,” NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS ) is scheduled to launch no-earlier-than March of 2015 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41 ) in Florida. The MMS will fly aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 421 launch vehicle and will include four separate satellites, each […]