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WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected United Launch Services, LLC, of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the agency's Solar Probe Plus (SPP)
GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to the opening of an innovative digital art installation called Solarium on Feb.
NASA's twin Van Allen Probes will celebrate on Saturday two years of studying the sun's influence on our planet and near-Earth space. The probes, shortly after launch in August 2012, discovered a third radiation belt around Earth when only two had previously been detected.
One of the great, unanswered questions for space weather scientists is just what creates two gigantic donuts of radiation surrounding Earth, called the Van Allen radiation belts.
On Feb. 11, 2010, NASA launched an unprecedented solar observatory into space.
NASA announced the renaming of a recently launched mission to study the radiation belts to the Van Allen Probes in honor of the late James Van Allen, head of the physics department at the University of Iowa.
Astrophysicists have created the first online system for predicting and forecasting the radiation environment in near-Earth, lunar, and Martian space environments.
A NASA satellite studying the sun saw its view obstructed by Earth for a brief period of time each day throughout much of the month of September.
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