PLASTIC home Artist's rendition of B spacecraft


STEREO news:

STEREO launchSTEREO was successfully launched at 8:52 pm on October 25, 2006 (EDT) aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base.

During the first three months, while STEREO was still in near-Earth orbit, the spacecraft and payloads on both spacecraft finished commissioning. Both spacecraft are now performing science operations in their respective heliocentric orbits.

STEREO Mission Operations are through the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory located in Laurel, Maryland.  Science coordination is through the STEREO Science Center (NASA GSFC).

Photo by NASA KSC. 

Latest PLASTIC news:

PLASTIC A and PLASTIC B are now fully operational. Instruments are off during solar conjunction intervals.


           Nominal operations.


            Nominal operations.


Artist's rendition of A spacecraft
Artist's rendition of A spacecraft