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NASA's MMS Breaks Guinness World Record NASA's MMS Achieves Closest-Ever Flying Formation The Magnetosphere Has a Large Intake of Solar Wind Energy NASA Directly Observes Fundamental Process of Nature for 1st Time Magnetic Reconnection Throughout the Universe (Infographic)

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VIDEO: NASA Breaks World Record NASA EDGE: MMS Update with Alexander Barrie NASA EDGE: MMS Update with Conrad Schiff
NASA Breaks World Record (Published on Nov 4, 2016) NASA EDGE: MMS Update with Alexander Barrie (Published on Sep 29, 2016) NASA EDGE: MMS Update with Conrad Schiff (Published on Sep 28, 2016)

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All 4 Spacecraft

All 4 MMS spacecraft  disassembled.Look at some photos of the MMS spacecraft getting stacked and ready for environmental tests. Although they will be disassembled again later, these images are a preview of what will be the final flight configuration of the MMS fleet.
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Observatory Integration

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MMS Spacecraft in formation

Earth’s magnetosphere
as a laboratory to study
the microphysics of
magnetic reconnection

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This animation shows the orbits of Magnetospheric Multiscale mission.

MMS Orbit Animation

This animation shows the orbits of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, a Solar Terrestrial Probes mission comprising of four identically instrumented spacecraft that will study the Earth’s magnetosphere.

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