MMS Launch and Deployment

  • Released Monday, October 6, 2014

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

Release date

This page was originally published on Monday, October 6, 2014.
This page was last updated on Monday, July 15, 2024 at 12:13 AM EDT.


Missions

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