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Van Allen Probes SP booms flyby

Van Allen Probes SP booms flyby

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Van Allen Probes SP booms flyby
The identical Van Allen Probes follow similar orbits that take them through both the inner and outer radiation belts. The highly elliptical orbits range from a minimum altitude of approximately 600 kilometers to a maximum altitude of approximately 37,000 kilometers.

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