NASA IRIS Witness Gigantic Eruption from Sun’s Crown for the First Time (WATCH)

June 1, 2014 1:43 AM

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By Julie S | May 31, 2014 09:35 PM EDT

The space agency launched the IRIS spacecraft in Palo Alto, Calif. on June 27, 2013 to closely monitor the energy and plasma flow of the Sun for the scientists to fully understand the space weather. The spacecraft is equipped with cameras that can produce high-resolution images, advanced computer mo...

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