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(Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics)
(space probe observing Earth upper atmosphere for solar effects)

TIMED (for Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics is a satellite to study the effect of Solar electromagnetic-radiation and solar wind on the Earth's upper atmosphere. It was launched in 2001 and has remained in operation, yielding data covering a complete 11-year solar cycle and most of another. Instruments:

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solar physics