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NASA's SAMPEX Mission: A Space Weather Warrior

Greenbelt, MD (SPX) Nov 02, 2012
NASA's SAMPEX Mission: A Space Weather Warrior NASA's very first small explorer, the Solar, Anomalous, and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer or SAMPEX, was launched July 3, 1992 to study the zoo of particles and cosmic rays surrounding Earth. Surviving much longer than its expected mission of three years and providing invaluable observations for those who study space weather, the SAMPEX mission is now almost over. In early November, the