NASA Sends Four Satellites Into Orbit To Study Explosive Magnetic Reconnection Events

March 15, 2015 3:28 PM

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An unmanned spaceship lit up the night sky over Florida like an epic roman candle Thursday night 12th March, carrying four satellites on a mission to look for an explosive phenomenon in Earth’s magnetic field.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 421 rocket lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday at 10:44 p.m. (0244 p.m. GMT March 13), conveying four of NASA’s science satellites that were proposed to examine a marvel phenomenon as magnetic reconnection.

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