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Re: Solar Activity Puffs Up Earth's Atmosphere




NASA Science News for May 30, 2000

As a result of the approaching solar maximum, Earth's
atmosphere is puffed up like a marshmallow over a campfire
leading to extra drag on Earth-orbiting satellites.

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http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2000/ast30may_1m.htm?list


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