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Mullard Space Science Laboratory


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The UK's largest university space physics institute, located at Holmbury St Mary, Surrey. It is part of the Department of Space and Climate Physics, University College London, with scientific research groups in astrophysics, solar physics, plasma physics, and climate physics. MSSL has designed and built instruments for some 40 spacecraft and 250 rockets. Its instruments have flown on missions including Cassini, Exosat, Röntgen Satellite, Rosetta, Solar and Heliospheric LaboratorySpacelab, and X-MM Newton. It was also involved in the atmospheric measurements of the Mars Express.

http://www.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/pages/ Presents the research activities and facilities at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL). The site has details of the many space missions to which the MSSL has contributed and is updated with the latest science news from the laboratory.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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