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IM­AGE

(Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration)
(satellite mission to study magnetosphere)

The IMAGE spacecraft (for Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration) imaged the Earth's magnetosphere and its response to solar wind from its 2000 launch until contact was lost in 2005. Instruments:


(spacecraft,magnetism,Earth,NASA,past)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMAGE_(spacecraft)
http://pluto.space.swri.edu/IMAGE/
https://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/

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