Cassini
The Cassini mission to Saturn was launched in October 1997 to arrive late in 2004. C. T. Russell is a co-investigator on the magnetometer.
Dawn
A Discovery mission using solar electric propulsion to orbit the asteroids Ceres and Vesta, selected for NASA for launch in May 2006. C.T. Russell leads the mission development.
FAST
The FAST mission was launched in August 1996 in a 400 x 4000 km polar orbit about the earth carrying UCLA fluxgate and search coil magnetometers. R. J. Strangeway has been analyzing many of the observations of this mission.
FEDSAT
Australian satellite to carry a UCLA magnetometer when launched in 2002.
Galileo IDS
The Galileo spacecraft entered orbit around Jupiter on December 7, 1995 carrying a complement of in situ and remote sensing instruments. C. T. Russell is an interdisciplanary scientist on this mission emphasizing the understanding of the dynamics of the magnetsphere, the sources and loss of plasmas, the interactions between the moons and the magntosphereic plasma and the planetary magnetic field.
Ground-Based Magnetometers
UCLA has developed a low cost, high precision magnetometer with precise GPS-dervived timing. These magnetometers are now being installed world wide and the data being distributed. Peter Chi and C. T. Russell are involved in this effort.
NEAR
The Near Earth Asteroid mission orbited and then landed on the S-class asteroid 433 Eros carrying a suite of geochemical and geophysical instrumentation. C. T. Russell was a member of the magnetometer team.
POLAR
The Polar spacecraft carried a set of in situ and remote sensing intruments into high altitude polar earth orbit beginning in February 1996. The magnetometer has been furnishing measurments on the Polar cusp, field aligned currents and ULF waves. The UCLA effort is lead by the principal investigator C. T. Russell with assistance from P. Chi and T. S. Hsu.
Rosetta
This mission will rendezvous with and drop a lander on a comet nucleus. C. T. Russell is a member of the Romap team that is building the lander magnetometer and plasma monitor.
Stereo
The Stereo mission consists of two spacecrafts to be launched in 1 AU orbit around the sun on opposite sides of the Earth in 2005. C. T. Russell is a co-investigator on the IMPACT investigation.
SACI-1
Brazilian microsatellite built by INPE carrying a UCLA magnetometer into low earth polar orbit. Launched by a Long March rocket in 1999, it failed to return data.


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