The Van Allen Probes Web Site

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.

Van Allen Probes

Since their launch on Aug. 30 2012, the two Van Allen Probes have orbited the Earth, sampling the harsh radiation belt environment where major space weather activity occurs and many spacecraft operate.

via The Van Allen Probes Web Site.


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