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MMS Launch and Deployment

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.


Animation Credits

Chris Meaney (HTSI): Lead Animator
Brian Monroe (USRA): Animator
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Producer
Gary Davis (NASA): Scientist
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Project Support
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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