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NASA’s MMS Satellite Constellation Blasts to Orbit to Study Explosive Magnetic Reconnection - Universe Today
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA’s constellation of state-of-the-art magnetospheric science satellites successfully rocketed to orbit late Thursday night, March 12, during a spectacular nighttime launch on a mission to unravel the mysteries of the process known as magnetic reconnection. The $1.1 Billion Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is comprised of four formation flying satellites blasted … Continue reading "NASA’s MMS Satellite Constellation Blasts to Orbit to Study Explosive Magnetic Reconnection"