"Roscosmos" will create the apparatus for the study of the Earth's magnetosphere

Domestic Corporation "Roscosmos" plans to develop spacecraft to study the magnetosphere of our planet. At this stage is preparing the tender for the execution of component parts of the development work on the development of small spacecraft.

The main purpose of development is to study the interaction between the magnetic waves and particles elements at the external borders of the magnetosphere of the planet. According to preliminary data, the project will cost not less than two billion rubles.

To run the unit plan in 2021, however, the exact timing yet. The device is equipped with complex scientific equipment "wanderer". This equipment helps to capture the processes of interaction between the solar wind and Earth's magnetosphere.

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