Contact: Lori Keesey
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The tiny CREPT instrument will augment the science of NASAís Van Allen Probes, formerly known as the Radiation Belt Storm Probes. This artistís rendering of the Van Allen Probes mission shows the path of its two spacecraft through the radiation belts that surround Earth, which are made visible in false color.
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