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INTERPLANETARY MONITORING PLATFORM [1 record]

Record 1 2006-03-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Spacecraft
  • Interplanetary Space Exploration
  • Research Experiments in Space
CONT

IMP (Interplanetary monitoring platform). A series of NASA probes, managed by the Goddard Space Flight Center, aimed at investigating plasma (ionized gas) and magnetic fields in interplanetary space. The placement of IMPs in a variety of solar and Earth orbits enabled the study of spatial and temporal relationships of geophysical and interplanetary phenomena simultaneously by several spacecraft.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Engins spatiaux
  • Exploration interplanétaire
  • Travaux de recherche dans l'espace
OBS

Pluriel : des plateformes, des plates-formes.

OBS

plateforme (sing.); plateformes (pl.) : Ces graphies, puisées des Rectifications de l'orthographe recommandées par le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, sont attestées dans le Petit Robert (2004).

Key term(s)
  • plateforme d'observation interplanétaire

Spanish

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