News tagged with exosphere

How high is space?

Look up, there's space. Astronomically speaking, it's right there, just outside a thin layer of atmosphere. But how far away is it? How high is space?

dateJul 26, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Solar storms could 'sandblast' the moon

( -- Solar storms and associated Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) can significantly erode the lunar surface according to a new set of computer simulations by NASA scientists. In addition to removing a surprisingly ...

dateDec 06, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Model Helps Search for Moon Dust Fountains

( -- In exploration, sometimes you find more than what you're looking for, including things that shouldn’t be there. As the Apollo 17 astronauts orbited over the night side of the moon, with the sun just beneath ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Space Exploration
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