Van Allen Probes

Exploring Earth's Radiation Belts and the Extremes of Space Weather

Mission Elapsed Time:
7 Years, 1 Month, 18 Days, 8 Hours, 29 Minutes, 0 Seconds
Launch: August 30, 2012
End of Operations: October 18, 2019

Selected Science Highlights

The Van Allen Probes, the second mission of NASA's Living With a Star program, are providing unprecedented insight into the physical dynamics of the radiation belts and are providing scientists the data they need to make predictions of changes in this critical region of space.

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