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Sounding Rocket Launches Into Aurora

Sounding Rocket Launches Into Aurora

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Sounding Rocket Launches Into Aurora
A sounding rocket launches into an aurora in the early morning of 3 March 2014 over Venetie, Alaska. The GREECE mission studies how certain structures – classic curls like swirls of cream in coffee -- form in the aurora.

Original image data dated on or about March 3, 2014

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