Satellite Quartet: NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission in Pictures

Thermal Team and MMS Observatory #4

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

The Thermal Team poses in front of MMS Observatory #4 after completing blanket installation.

MMS Poster

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

The MMS mission poster is available on the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center website.

Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Decal

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

This image shows the decal of the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission.

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Calla Cofield joined's crew in October 2014. She enjoys writing about black holes, exploding stars, ripples in space-time, science in comic books, and all the mysteries of the cosmos. Prior to joining Calla worked as a freelance writer, with her work appearing in APS News, Symmetry magazine, Scientific American, Nature News, Physics World, and others. From 2010 to 2014 she was a producer for The Physics Central Podcast. Previously, Calla worked at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City (hands down the best office building ever) and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California. Calla studied physics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is originally from Sandy, Utah. In 2018, Calla left to join NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory media team where she oversees astronomy, physics, exoplanets and the Cold Atom Lab mission. She has been underground at three of the largest particle accelerators in the world and would really like to know what the heck dark matter is. Contact Calla via: E-Mail – Twitter