NASA Launches GOLD Mission to Explore Earth's Upper Atmosphere

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NASA launched a mission from French Guiana on January 25 to explore the Earth’s upper atmosphere at the edge of space.The mission, named the Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk, or GOLD, will examine the response of the lower atmosphere to the impact of the sun on the ionosphere, at the boundary of space. Credit: NASA via Storyful