ESA’s Swarm mission is dedicated to identifying and measuring precisely the different magnetic signals that make up Earth’s magnetic field. The three identical Swarm satellites are launched together on a Rockot launcher from Plesetsk in northern Russia. The tailor-made dispenser allows for simultaneous separation from the Rockot’s Breeze-KM upper stage.
Credit: ESA/AOES Medialab
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