Van Allen Probes – artist’s conception

Van Allen Probes - artist's conception

The tiny CREPT (Compact Relativistic Electron and Proton Telescope) instrument will augment the science of NASA’s Van Allen Probes, formerly known as the Radiation Belt Storm Probes. This artist’s 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. Image: NASA

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