James Van Allen and His Namesake NASA Mission

TitleJames Van Allen and His Namesake NASA Mission
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsBaker, DN, Hoxie, VC, Jaynes, A, Kale, A, Kanekal, SG, Li, X, Reeves, GD, Spence, HE
JournalEos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Pagination469 - 470
Date Published12/2013
KeywordsRBSP; Van Allen Probes
AbstractIn many ways, James A. Van Allen defined and “invented” modern space research. His example showed the way for government-university partners to pursue basic research that also served important national and international goals. He was a tireless advocate for space exploration and for the role of space science in the spectrum of national priorities.
Short TitleEos Trans. AGU

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