Marshall has a significant impact on the local community and region in terms of dollars and jobs. But, the greatest impact is less obvious. Marshall technologies, investments in research and education, and the generosity of its employees touch all our lives. (NASA/MSFC)
Hinode's mission is to investigate the interaction between the sun's magnetic field and its corona. Marshall managed the development of the scientific instrumentation provided for the mission by NASA, other Federal agencies and industry and currently manages science operations.