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Solar probe embarks on unprecedented mission to map sun's polar regions

Reuters Monday, 10 February 2020
A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun on Sunday to take the first close-up look at the star's polar regions, a mission expected to yield insight into how solar radiant energy affects Earth.
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