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Living With a Star Program Acquisition.

Living With a Star Program Acquisition

Investigations in support of NASA's Science Mission Directorate's Living With a Star program.

 

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Geospace Dynamics Constellation Mission

The Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC) is a strategic Living With a Star (LWS) mission that will accomplish breakthroughs in fundamental understanding of the processes that govern the dynamics of the Earth's upper atmospheric envelope that surrounds and protects the planet.  
 

 

Parker Solar Probe Mission Investigation

Rendition of the Parker Solar Probe (Credit NASA)

Parker Solar Probe Mission

Parker Solar Probe (PSP) is humanity’s first visit to our star to explore the complex and time varying interplay of the Sun and Earth which affects human activity. PSP will determine where and what physical processes heat the corona & accelerate the solar wind to its super-sonic velocity.