'Genesis' in Space NPR's David Kestenbaum reports on the arrival of a novel NASA spacecraft called Genesis. The craft will hang in orbit in the vacuum in space between the sun and earth. There, it will collect particles of solar wind. Eventually, it will return to Earth with a few smudges of solar particles that will help explain the origin of the solar system.
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'Genesis' in Space

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'Genesis' in Space

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NPR's David Kestenbaum reports on the arrival of a novel NASA spacecraft called Genesis. The craft will hang in orbit in the vacuum in space between the sun and earth. There, it will collect particles of solar wind. Eventually, it will return to Earth with a few smudges of solar particles that will help explain the origin of the solar system.