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An image of the Sun shows a bright flash in the bottom right side where a solar flare erupts.

How NASA Tracked the Most Intense Solar Storm in Decades

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May 2024 has already proven to be a particularly stormy month for our Sun. During the first full week of…

Article1 month ago
The AIM mission above a cloudy Earth. AIM is shaped like a hollow hexagon, with to large panels like wings behind it. The Sun is rising on the other side of Earth.

Night-Shining Cloud Mission Ends; Yields High Science Results for NASA

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Editor’s Note: This article was edited to add information about mission partner institutions. After 16 years studying Earth’s highest clouds…

Article4 months ago

NASA’s AIM Observes Early Noctilucent Ice Clouds Over Antarctica

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Data from NASA’s Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft shows the sky over Antarctica is glowing electric…

Article8 years ago