A NASA mission scheduled to launch in mid-2001 and collect solar wind for three years before returning to Earth.
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An effort to capture solar wind particles on a special material and return it to earth. Mission information, photographs, news and press releases and classroom materials.
Los Alamos National Laboratory: Genesis Mission
Genesis was a solar-wind sample return mission that collected ions on large-area ultrapure substrates between November 30, 2001, and April 1, 2004. Includes information on the Genesis ion and electron plasma spectrometers on board and the data collected.
NASA - Genesis and the Search for Origins
News, project history, and pictures.
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