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Making Ultra-fast Electron Measurements in Multiple Directions to Reveal the Secrets of the Aurora

3 Min Read Making Ultra-fast Electron Measurements in Multiple Directions to Reveal the Secrets of the Aurora Photo of the aurora (taken in Greenland) that shows tall rays extending to high altitudes. These rays are caused by particles, mainly electrons and protons, precipitating into the upper atmosphere from space. Credits: NASA-GSFC The energetic electrons that […]

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NASA to Launch Sounding Rockets into Moon’s Shadow During Solar Eclipse

5 min read NASA to Launch Sounding Rockets into Moon’s Shadow During Solar Eclipse NASA will launch three sounding rockets during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, to study how Earth’s upper atmosphere is affected when sunlight momentarily dims over a portion of the planet. The Atmospheric Perturbations around Eclipse Path (APEP) sounding […]