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SORCE Satellite Outlasts Mission Life And Keeps On Truckin'
2013-01-24 13:13:38

Some missions in space complete their operations just after predicted, while others earn the Iron Man award for outlasting their primary mission. In the case of SORCE--a satellite designed to study solar storms--it's earned itself an Iron Man.

The Secret Lives Of Solar Flares
2011-09-20 09:12:45

One hundred and fifty two years ago, a man in England named Richard Carrington discovered solar flares.

2011-08-09 07:30:00

PARKER, Colo., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TTJ&B Inc.

2010-02-04 16:17:12

A $32 million University of Colorado at Boulder instrument package set for launch Feb. 9 by NASA should help scientists better understand the violent effects of the sun on near-Earth space weather that can affect satellites, power grids, ground communications systems and even astronauts and aircraft crews.

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2009-10-28 06:15:00

Every 11 years, the sun undergoes a furious upheaval, a flamboyant display of stellar power.

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2007-11-16 10:45:00

A NASA satellite designed, built and controlled by the University of Colorado at Boulder is expected to help scientists resolve wide-ranging predictions about the coming solar cycle peak in 2012 and its influence on Earth's warming climate, according to the chief scientist on the project.


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