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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

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Eclipse 1980 - solar max again (Credit: High Altitude Observatory/ National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Eclipse 1980 - solar max again (Credit: High Altitude Observatory/ National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Space Weather Fact

The largest, single, challenge for astronauts traveling to Mars will be to overcome exposure to solar storms and radiation.

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