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The edge of space

  1. Apr 11, 2009 #1

    wolram

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    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/04/090409142301.htm

    Where does space begin? Scientists at the University of Calgary have created a new instrument that is able to track the transition between the relatively gentle winds of Earth's atmosphere and the more violent flows of charged particles in space – flows that can reach speeds well over 1000 km/hr. And they have accomplished this in unprecedented detail.
     
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  3. Apr 11, 2009 #2

    Xnn

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    So, the X-15 never really make it to outer space.
     
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