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THEMIS

(Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms)
(set of satellites studying the Earth's magnetic field)

THEMIS (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms) is a NASA mission consisting of five identical satellites studying the Earth's magnetic field. It was launched in 2007 and two of the satellites have since been repurposed.

Instruments:

  • EFI - Electronic Field Instruments
  • FGM - Fluxgate magnetometer
  • SCM - Search-coil magnetometer
  • ESA - Electrostatic Analyzer
  • SST - Solid State Telescope

(NASA,space,magnetism)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/THEMIS
http://themis.ssl.berkeley.edu/index.shtml

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NASA

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