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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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Shuttle Liftoff

Enjoy this aerial view of Kennedy Space Center, the launch site of Space Shuttle Endeavor STS-118.

This image appears in support of the Sun-Earth Day Podcast, "STS-118 Lift Off". . You can also access an interactive version of this map at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Compex website.

Space Weather Fact

The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!

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