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Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is the first Space Weather Research Network mission in the Living With a Star (LWS) Program. The Three instruments on-board the observatory will help scientists determine the drivers and diagnostics of solar activity and variability which affect Earth and humanity. SDO will be launched in April, 2005 on an Atlas V (401) and have a mission life of 5.25 years.

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