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DSCOVR to Observe Space Weather and Earth from Afar
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IBEX Helps Paint Picture of the Magnetic System Beyond the Solar Wind

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Five Years of IBEX

Five Years of Great Discoveries for NASA's IBEX - Launched on Oct. 19, 2008, the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, spacecraft, is unique to NASA's heliophysics fleet: it images the outer boundary of the heliosphere, a boundary at the furthest edges of the solar system, far past the planets, some 8 million miles away.

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Overview

The Heliospheric Physics Laboratory develops instruments and models to investigate the origin and evolution of the solar wind, low-energy cosmic rays, and the interaction of the Sun's heliosphere with the local interstellar medium. The Laboratory designs and implements unique multimission and multidisciplinary data services to advance NASA's solar-terrestrial program and our understanding of the Sun-Earth system.

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General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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