geospace

geospace

(jee -oh-spayss) The region of space surrounding the Earth and containing the Earth's magnetosphere and its various plasma regimes and complex magnetic and electric fields. Satellite missions to study the physics of geospace include Explorer I, the Orbiting Geophysical Observatories, the International Sun-Earth Explorers, the AMPTE missions, and the Solar/Terrestrial Energy Program.
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