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NASA The Van Allen Probes - Instrument Overview

Dr. David Sibeck explains the instruments on the twin Van Allen Probes (formerly the Radiation Belt Storm Probe, RBSP). The Van Allen Probes will explore the Van Allen Radiation Belts in the Earth's magnetosphere. The charged particles in these regions can be hazardous to both spacecraft and astronauts.This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: our videos? Subscribe to NASA's Goddard Shorts HD podcast: find NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on Facebook: find us on Twitter:

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