ISWI Newsletter - Vol.5 No.32
11 March 2013

This illustration shows the Van Allen radiation belts and the positions of the twin Van Allen probes.
Dear ISWI Participant:

Extensively covered by this newsletter was the launch of the Van Allen Space Probes last year August. Attached is a short news item from CNN concerning these two space probes.

30 August 2012 Liftoff! NASA launches probes to study Earth's radiation belts (click here).

see presentations from the RBSP conference (here)
One of ISWI conferences look
Look at ISWI newsletter (Vol.4 No77 and Vol.4 No78)

Note today is the second anniversary of the Great Earthquake and Tsunami that struck northeast Japan. Over 20,000 persons perished in that natural calamity. Many survivors are still living in temporary shelters.

Most faithfully yours,
George Maeda
Editor of ISWI Newsletter


(1) Studying Earth's protective radiation belts Posted on March 9, 2013 by CNN. 668 KB pdf, 2 pages, (link to document) For the original, click here

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