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2023 Ozone Hole Ranks 16th Largest, NASA and NOAA Researchers Find

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Editor’s note: This article has been updated to clarify the ranking of the 2023 ozone hole.  It is the 12th largest single-day hole on record, and the 16th largest when averaged from Sept. 7 to Oct. 13. The 2023 Antarctic…

Article6 months ago

NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Top 22 of ’22

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Here is a look back at 2022’s most significant events at America’s multiuser spaceport: FEBRUARY Launch Control Center Renamed for Famed Launch Director     Following a Feb. 22 ceremony, the Launch Control Center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida was officially renamed the Rocco…

Article1 year ago

JPSS-2 Satellite Gets its Solar Array Installed

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On July 26, in a clean room at the Northrop Grumman facility in Gilbert, Arizona, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) let out several loud pops as each of the five panels of its solar…

Article2 years ago
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