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October 6, 1990 Ulysses Launch

November 13, 2008

On 6 October 1990, the pioneering mission Ulysses, a joint venture between ESA and NASA, was launched on board Space Shuttle Discovery and headed towards an unprecedented journey of discovery. It was the first mission to study the unknown environment above and below the poles of the Sun.

credit: ESA



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