Geotail Stories

NASA’s Geotail Mission Operations Come to an End After 30 Years

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After 30 years in orbit, mission operations for the joint NASA-JAXA Geotail spacecraft have ended, after the failure of the spacecraft’s remaining data recorder. Since its launch on July 24, 1992, Geotail orbited Earth, gathering an immense dataset on the…

Article1 year ago

All Missions On Board for NASA Heliophysics Research

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Scientists have been studying the near-Earth environment for the better part of a century, but many mysteries — like where the energetic particles that pervade the area originate and become energized — still remain. In a new type of collaborative…

Article7 years ago