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Solar Physics

Flight Project Information

at the NSSDC

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

 

Spacecraft Name Sponsorship Purpose
Hinotori Japan (ISAS) To study solar flares during solar maximum
Koronas-I Russia To map the sun and study the Earth's ionosphere/magnetosphere
RHESSI NASA To study the physics of particle acceleration and energy release in solar flares
Skylab NASA To conduct miscellaneous science studies
SOHO NASA/ESA ISTP mission to study the sun and solar wind
Solar Maximum Mission NASA To study the sun
Spacelab 1 NASA/ESA To conduct miscellaneous science studies
Spartan 201 NASA To study the sun
TRACE NASA To study the upper solar atmosphere
Yohkoh ISAS/NASA To study the sun

If you don't see a mission listed here, you may wish to query the NSSDC Master Catalog by typing in a name in the space below.


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Ed Bell, ed.bell@gsfc.nasa.gov, +1-301-286-1187
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Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

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