MAVEN – Solar Storm Impacts Release of Atmospheric Hydrogen on Mars

Significant Space Weather Impact on the Escape of Hydrogen from Mars Newly published MAVEN results indicate that atmospheric escape of hydrogen during a strong solar storm that impacted Mars in September 2017 was comparable to the seasonal escape of hydrogen over a full #Martian year. Read the full publication in American Geophysical Union (AGU)‘s Geophysical
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9 Years Ago Today – COS Launches on the Last Hubble Servicing Mission

May 11th 2009, the Space Shuttle Atlantis, lifted off from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on Mission STS-125, the last Hubble Servicing Mission. On board were a variety of new instruments, Wide Field Camera 3, A Soft Capture Mechanism, New Gyroscopes, Batteries, a Science and Data Handling Unit and COS – Cosmic Origins
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