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New NASA Movie on the MMS Mission

New NASA Movie on the MMS Mission

02.19.15 – On March 12, 2015, NASA plans to launch the Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission. MMS consists of four identical spacecraft that will orbit around Earth through the dynamic magnetic system surrounding our planet to study a little-understood phenomenon called magnetic reconnection.

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09.03.14STEREO Still Providing Detailed Solar Imagery
08.28.14Researchers Look Into the Heart of a Solar Storm

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