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IPFS News Link • Space Travel and Exploration

Amazing spacecraft flotilla to swarm sun

• Terrence Aym
Move over Battlestar Galactica and Starship Enterprise, the UK is about to launch a swarm of spaceships into orbit around the sun. Space scientists are planning for just such a spectacular mission after the recent success of the NASA mission "Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory" (STEREO). The STEREO spacecraft captured stunning 3D images of the sun that permitted never-before-seen views of coronal mass ejections (CMEs).