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Spacecraft to Fly Into The Sun

Flying into the sun’s corona is suicidal to be sure, but scientists want to find out how the sun’s atmosphere is heated.Why the sun’s atmosphere is nearly 200 times hotter than its visible surface is a long-standing mystery. A new spacecraft, called Solar Probe Plus, aims to find some answers.Flying directly into the sun’s corona [...]

Spaceship passes critical review

NASA’s new space shuttle replacement, the Orion capsule, has passed a critical review. The new spacecraft is expected to be ready by 2015 and will…