This is a collection of videos and animations about the MMS mission.

  • NASA | MMS Mission Overview
    Senior Project Scientist Tom Moore outlines the three instrument suites onboard the four MMS spacecraft.

  • MMS Launch and Deploy Animation
    This animation follows Magnetosphere Multiscale (MMS) Mission from launch at Kennedy Space Center through deployment and on station doing science. The MMS mission is comprising four identically instrumented spacecraft that will use Earth's magnetosphere as a laboratory to study the microphysics of three fundamental plasma processes: magnetic reconnection, energetic particle acceleration, and turbulence.
    Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
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  • Liftoff of MMS
    The Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying four Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, spacecraft on a mission to study magnetic reconnection.
  • MMS Spacecraft Separation
    The four Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, spacecraft separate from the Centaur upper stage as they are deployed into orbit. (Live TLM Data animation)
  • MMS Spacecraft Separates from Centaur
    A camera on the Centaur upper stage shows one of four Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, spacecraft as it separates and is deployed into orbit.
  • MMS on the launch pad (ground observer)
  • MMS launch on March 12, 2015 (ground observer)

  • MMS planetarium show THE SHIELD
    Clip from THE SHIELD, a planetarium show on magnetism and MMS being developed by Rice University, HMNS and Home Run Pictures.