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Magnetic Field Satellite (Magsat), 1979.


Magnetic Field Satellite (Magsat), 1979.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm


Launched on 30th October 1979, Magsat carried experiments to measure the near-Earth magnetic field and crustal anomalies. It is seen here being checked by technicians prior to launch.

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