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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 fastest coronal mass ejection was recorded on August 4, 1972 and traveled from the sun to earth in 14.6 hours - a speed of nearly 10 million kilometers per hour!

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