RBSP & SDO: Newest Heliophysics Missions

  • Released Thursday, September 20th, 2012
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:52PM
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The newest members of NASA's Heliophysics fleet are the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), launched February 11, 2010, and the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), launched August 23, 2012.

Revision (November 9, 2012): The RBSP mission has been renamed the Van Allen Probes. NASA Press Release.


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