Space Science Update: Solar Storms / Voyager One

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Last month, as solar storms threatened to disrupt communication satellites and electric utilities, the Ulysses spacecraft collected data on the sun's activity. From solar storms and Voyager One's journey to the edge of the solar system, join us in this hour for a space science update.

Guests:

Louis Lanzerotti
Principal Investigator, NASA's Ulysses Mission
Co-investigator, NASA's Voyager Mission
Consulting Physicist, Bell Laboratories/ Lucent Technologies
Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Physics, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey

Edward Smith
NASA Project Scientist, Ulysses Mission, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Merav Opher
Caltech Postdoctoral Scholar and research scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

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