Whitepaper #138 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: basic research; infrastructure/workforce/other programmatic. Additional topics: solar physics; state of the profession; space-based missions/projects; inner heliosphere; […]
The large-scale MOST mission will measure solar variability in the solar interior, atmosphere, and the interplanetary (IP) medium as part of the next generation Heliophysics System Observatory. MOST is a 4-spacecraft mission located at, and in the vicinity of, Sun-Earth L4 and L5. A novel radio package to measure Faraday rotation in will accompany 6 remote-sensing and 3 in situ instruments.