News tagged with ulysses

The Shocking Size of Comet McNaught

(PhysOrg.com) -- British scientists have identified a new candidate for the biggest comet measured to date. Dr Geraint Jones of UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory presented the results at the RAS National ...

Apr 13, 2010
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Ulysses space mission to end

After 18.6 years in space and defying several earlier expectations of its demise, the joint ESA/NASA solar orbiter Ulysses will achieve 'end of mission' on 30 June 2009. The final communication pass with a ...

Jun 26, 2009
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