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MMS: Engineering Challenges

It's hard enough to build one spacecraft, but the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS) is building four. Together, the spacecraft will unlock the mysteries of magnetic reconnection, when magnetic fields explosively connect and disconnect, transferring energy.
 

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Genna Duberstein (USRA): Producer
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Mission:
Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS)

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Goddard TV Tape:
G2013-063 -- MMS: Engineering Challenges

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Magnetic Reconnection
SVS >> Magnetosphere
SVS >> Solar Wind
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Engineers
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Sun >> Magnetic Field
SVS >> MMS
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0