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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

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Dr. John F. Cooper-Heliospheric Physics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center-the Sun is approaching its appearance above the horizon.

Dr. John F. Cooper-Heliospheric Physics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center-the Sun is approaching its appearance above the horizon. Photo Credit - Jay Friedlander

Space Weather Fact

A major solar 'superstorm' such as the one in 1859 could cost $30 billion a day to the US electrical power grid, and up to $70 billion to the satellite industry.

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