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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

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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

(PhysOrg.com) -- In exploration, sometimes you find more than what you're looking for, including things that shouldnā€™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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