NASA Probes Cut Though Heart Of Radiation Belt | Orbit Animation
By Steve Spaleta, Space.com Senior Producer |
The equatorial orbits of the Van Allen Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP A & B) is the key to the return of accurate measurements. They are poised to settle the debate on how elections trapped in the radiation belts get accelerated.
credit : Geoff Reeves, Los Alamos, National Laboratory