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MMS Pre-launch Live Shots

LIVE Satellite Interviews with NASA Scientist Thrusday, March 12 from 6 am. - 11 am. EDT
Join us just hours before these four identical MMS spacecraft launch from Florida’s Cape Canaveral – to talk about what scientists hope to learn from this first-of-its-kind magnetic storm chasing mission, and why understanding this phenomenon in Earth’s backyard is game changing.

Live Shot Details:
Location: Goddard Space Flight Center/ Greenbelt, MD
Scientists: Dr. Holly Gilbert / NASA Scientist
Dr. Michelle Thaller / NASA Scientist
Dr. Diego Janches / NASA Scientist (interviews in Spanish)

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SVS >> Magnetic Fields
SVS >> Magnetic Reconnection
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GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Ionosphere/Magnetosphere Particles >> Aurorae
SVS >> Sun >> Magnetic Field
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