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2010-10-07 10:39:18

A University of Delaware researcher is helping to design instruments for a robotic space probe that will go where no other has gone before: the sun.

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2010-09-30 06:50:00

NASA has chosen the Naval Research Laboratory's Wide-field Imager to be part of the Solar Probe Plus mission slated for launch no later than 2018.

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2010-09-03 08:20:00

NASA has begun development of a mission to visit and study the sun closer than ever before.

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2008-06-11 08:20:00

NASA has a daring new mission on the drawing board: Solar Probe Plus, a spacecraft tough enough to visit the sun itself.

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2008-05-02 11:05:00

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is sending a spacecraft closer to the sun than any probe has ever gone – and what it finds could revolutionize what we know about our star and the solar wind that influences everything in our solar system.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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