acronym: Magnetic Field Satellite
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Magsat (Magnetic Field Satellite, Explorer 61, Applications Explorer Mission-3 or AEM-3) spacecraft was launched in the fall of 1979 and ended in the spring of 1980. The mission was to map the Earth`s magnetic field, the satellite has two magnetometers. The scalar (Cesium vapor) and vector (fluxgate) magnetometers gave Magsat a capability beyond ....
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(Magnetic Field Satellite)
A NASA spacecraft, also known as AEM-3, that was the first designed specifically to investigate the near-Earth magnetic field. In addition, it returned data on geologic structure and composition. Launch date Oct. 30, 1979 Launch vehicle Sco...
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