NPS Teams Up with NASA, Industry to Test Groundbreaking Maneuvers on Spacecraft in Orbit
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Dazzling sun spots and stunning solar flares were just another day in the life of the Transitional Regional and Coronal Explorer (TRACE) spacecraft for the past 12 years. Designed to record solar activity, TRACE captured images and data to transmit back to NASA until earlier this year when it was set to be shut down and replaced by a newer, more efficient craft.
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