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Simulated Van Allen Belts, USA, 1966.

Simulated Van Allen Belts, USA, 1966.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm


Photograph of a plasma thruster at NASA's Lewis Research Centre simulating Van Allen Belts, rings of radiation around the Earth. The centre, in Cleveland, Ohio, is now the John H Glenn Research Centre.

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