Whitepaper #299 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: space weather applications; basic research. Additional topics: space weather research/operations/research loop; space weather research/applications/operations pipeline; […]
This white paper summarises the Seven Sisters solar wind (SW) mission concept and engineering report. The mission will collect critical measurements of the thermal and suprathermal plasma, and magnetic fields utilizing Venus-Sun Lagrange (VL) points, to resolve the science enabling eventual operational space weather mission and next generation space weather model development.