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The Magnetometer instrument consists of one electronics box mounted on the spacecraft
top deck and of two sensors mounted at the end of two boom.
spacecraft was built at the Applied
Physics Laboratory of the John Hopkins
University in Laurel, MD. The photo at right shows how the magnetometer
sensors are mounted at the end of of two secondary booms hinged at the end
of two of the four solar panels.
Launch and Mission
The ACE/MAG Team
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