ACE
21 Sep 2009
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The Advanced Composition Explorer orbited the L1 libration point where it studied solar wind, interplanetary magnetic fields and higher energy particles.

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​​Ace Spacecraft - Credit: NASA

 

RAL Space Involvement
Ground Station

Subject
Solar Physics

Main Objectives
Monitors the speed, composition and magnetic field of the solar wind

Launch Date
25th August 1997​​​

Further Project Information
ACE website (link opens in a new window)



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