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Real World: Space Weather

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This NASA video segment looks at space weather and examines the major ramifications space weather can have on Earth. The Van Allen Probes, formerly known as the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), have been operating since their launch in August 2012. This mission was in a planning stage at the time of this video's production. For current information about this mission, go to: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/rbsp/mission/index.html

Published on: May 29, 2012

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space, weather, radiation, solar storms, coronal mass ejections, aurora, plasma, solar wind, charged particles, sun, CME, power outages, Nicky Fox, Radiation Belt Storm Probes Mission, solar flares, magnetic field, aurora, geomagnetic, DC, direct current,
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