Latest RBSP mission Stories

Radiation Belt Probe Launch Reset For August 30
2012-08-28 06:19:49

NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) launch has been rescheduled once again, this time tentatively set for Thursday, August 30, 2012, at 4:05 am EST.

NASA RBSP Probes To Study Space Weather Extremes
2012-08-09 08:47:26

After a 50-year quest to better understand space weather and Earth's Van Allen Radiation Belts, New Jersey Institute of Technology scientist Louis J. Lanzerotti will once again see his dream rocket into space on August 23, 2012.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.