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PUNCH - a constellation of four suitcase-sized satellites that will orbit the Earth
Image Courtesy of Southwest Research Institute
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is developing the concept for a small satellite mission to image the Sun’s outer corona. PUNCH proposes a constellation of four suitcase-sized satellites that will orbit the Earth, studying how the Sun’s corona connects with the interplanetary medium, to better understand how coronal structures fuel the solar wind with mass and energy.
Image Courtesy of Southwest Research Institute