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NASA's CINDI Celebrating Fifth Anniversary
2013-04-15 15:10:13

On April 16, 2008, a suite of NASA instruments was launched into space to study a unique region of Earth’s upper atmosphere: the electrically charged region called the ionosphere.

Image 1 - Lightning-Made Waves Leaking Into Space From Earth's Atmosphere
2011-11-29 10:08:34

NASA said on Monday that scientists have discovered lightning-made waves in Earth's atmosphere that leaked into space.

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2009-12-02 14:41:04

The STPSat-1, built for the Department of Defense (DoD) Space Test Program (STP) and operated by the DoD STP for the first year then transitioned to NRL for the last 16 months, was decommissioned on October 7th after completing almost 2 ½ years of successful on-orbit operation.

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2008-12-15 13:30:00

Observations made by NASA instruments onboard an Air Force satellite have shown that the boundary between the Earth's upper atmosphere and space has moved to extraordinarily low altitudes.

2008-12-15 10:44:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Observations made by NASA instruments onboard an Air Force satellite have shown that the boundary between the Earth's upper atmosphere and space has moved to extraordinarily low altitudes.


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