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The ACE satellite was launched in 1997 and will be operational until 2024.
Weight: 596 kilograms (1,313 lb)
It has a number of instruments to track solar winds and cosmic rays.
It can give a 1 hour in advance warning about geomagnetic storms.
More and detailed info can be found at http://www.srl.caltech.edu/ACE/

Scientists working on the ACE satellite. This shows the size of the satellite. The model dimensions will be approx. 94 x 54 cm (37 x 21.3 inch).

Constructed: Solar panels, Magnetometer booms and the SEPICA (only front sticker has to be designed yet)

  • nasa
  • space
  • satellite
  • geomagnetic storm
  • solar winds
  • cosmic rays
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