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Launched on 24 July 1992 by Japan's Institute of Space and
Science (ISAS) and NASA, the satellite has roamed millions of miles
the tail of the magnetosphere to see how the solar wind and Earth
Launched on 1 November 1994 by NASA, the satellite spends most of
time flying into the solar wind (on the sunny side of Earth) in
decipher its physical and chemical properties...
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)
Launched on 2 December 1995 by the European Space Agency (ESA) and
the satellite lives in a stationary orbit between the Sun and Earth
where it studies the structure of the Sun, its atmosphere and the
origin of the solar wind...
Launched on 24 February 1996 by NASA, the satellite makes daily
over Earth's north and south poles in order to study the energy and
particles flowing into and out of the magnetosphere and producing
NASA Official Responsible for Web Site:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 696
Greenbelt, MD 20771