Missions   NEAR

NEAR Magnetometer Investigation

The NEAR mission is one of the first Discovery series missions launched in February 1996 to orbit the asteroid Eros. It carried a set of remote sensing and in situ instruments including a magnetometer. C. T. Russell is a member of the magnetometer team.

Painting by Pat Rawlings NEAR Spacecraft
  • Article: The NEAR Mission
  • Johns Hopkins NEAR Web Server
  • Magnetometer Description
  • Trajectory
  • Magnetometer Public Release Page
  • Mag Team Page (Password Required)
  • Bibliography

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