Hinode (former Solar-B) launched
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Solar-B renamed ‘Hinode’ after launch

25/09/2006 626 views 0 likes
ESA / Science & Exploration / Space Science

Solar-B, JAXA's mission to study the solar magnetic field, was successfully launched on 22 September 2006 at 23:36 CEST from the Uchinoura Space Center (USC) in Japan. The mission was renamed 'Hinode', meaning 'sunrise', after launch.
See the JAXA press release here.

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