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02.13.17 – After 15 years, SABER on TIMED Still Breaks Ground from Space
About 21 years ago, team members started building and testing the Sounding of the Atmosphere using Broadband Emission Radiometry, or SABER instrument.

02.09.17 – NASA Spacecraft Prepares to Fly to New Heights
On Feb. 9, 2017, NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, known as MMS, began a three-month long journey into a new orbit.

02.03.17 – Eclipse 2017: NASA Supports a Unique Opportunity for Science in the Shadow
The first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in nearly 40 years takes place on Aug. 21, 2017.

01.26.17 – New Space Weather Model Helps Simulate Magnetic Structure of Solar Storms
The dynamic space environment that surrounds Earth – the space our astronauts and spacecraft travel through – can be rattled by huge solar eruptions from the sun, which spew giant clouds of magnetic energy and plasma, a hot gas of electrically charged particles, out into space.

01.04.17 – TIMED Marches On: Watching the Upper Atmosphere for 15 Years and Counting
NASA’s TIMED mission – short for Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics – yielded a batch of new discoveries to end its 15th year in orbit.