MMS Launch and Deployment

  • Released Monday, October 6th, 2014
  • Updated Friday, August 25th, 2023 at 12:20AM
  • ID: 20214

This animation follows Magnetosphere Multiscale(MMS) Mission from launch at Kennedy Space Center through deployment and on station doing science.
The MMS mission is comprising four identically instrumented spacecraft that will use Earth’s magnetosphere as a laboratory to study the microphysics of three fundamental plasma processes: magnetic reconnection, energetic particle acceleration, and turbulence.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab


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