Definitions for "TIMED"
The TIMED (Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics) mission is a two year project to study the dynamics of the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) portion of the Earth's atmosphere. The mission was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on December 7, 2001 aboard a Delta II rocket launch vehicle. The project is sponsored and managed by NASA, while the spacecraft was designed and assembled by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University.
regularly spaced in time; "closely timed intervals"