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A NASA-funded team has shot a sensor package, dubbed the Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling in the Alfvén resonator (MICA), into the heart of a form of aurora borealis to seek clues that could minimize electronic interference from solar storms. Mellanox SX1024 10GE/40GE switch The second stage of MICA falls to Alaska (click …

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Windows

Interesting science project

I wish I'd listened at school.

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Anonymous Coward

NOT THE END....

of the world?

Ah well, maybe next time.

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Obvious comment is obvious.

SPB, LOHAN, I can see the synergy here.

Oh go on, get in touch. Even if they say no it's worth the chance to sling that bad boy under a balloon with a laser sintered airframe parked atop it.

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Obvious comment is obvious.

you mean bad girl, of course

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Judging by the picture

The rocket missed :-(

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Paris Hilton

Beautiful

I think you should seriously look into launching LOHAN there, judging by those photos.

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Joke

Tagline: Sky shot seeks clues to GPS woes

I thought this had been conclusively proved to be the fault of those pesky kids at LightSquared interfering with people's kit.

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Re: Tagline: Sky shot seeks clues to GPS woes

Yeah, Rupert Murdoch's guilty of plenty, but even I don't think he interfered with GPS.

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Boffin

The rocket landed

... like with a parachute, so it can be reused or examined? Or like made a small crater?

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