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Today’s Solutions: June 23, 2024

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These are the closest images ever taken of the Sun

This week, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) released the closest images ever taken of the Sun. Close, however is a relative term. The new photos were taken by the Solar Orbiter at 48 million miles from the Sun.  The Orbiter was launched in February, and the photos captured were taken in Read More...

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NASA and ESA launch Solar Orbiter to learn more about the sun’s poles

At 11:03 pm on February 9, the Solar Orbiter was launched from the Atlas Ⅴ to study the sun’s poles. Launched by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), the Solar Orbiter will make its first close pass to the Sun in two years on its mission to collect information on solar science and make Read More...