Center for Meteorite Studies

ASU's School of Earth & Space Exploration has been chosen by the US Airforce to construct a new satellite to search for threats to Earth from space.  The shoebox-sized SWIMSat (Space Weather and Impact Monitoring Satellite) is to be built at ASU by students, and will monitor solar plasma eruptions as well as meteor strikes.  Its two-year mission is scheduled for launch in 2019.

Read more about the spacecraft and its mission here!


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