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NASA Launches Twin Probes to Study Earth's Radiation Belts - Universe Today
After nearly a week of weather and technical delays, NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) launched in the early morning skies from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 4:05a.m. EDT (08:05 GMT) on Thursday, August 30, 2012. This will be the first twin-spacecraft mission designed to explore our planet’s radiation belts. “Scientists … Continue reading "NASA Launches Twin Probes to Study Earth’s Radiation Belts"