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Goddard TV Video Tape: G2012-009 -- IBEX ISM Press Conference


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Short narrated video about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer spacecraft and mission.   For complete transcript, click  here . IBEX: Observing the Sun's Horizon
The solar journey through space is carrying us through a cluster of very low density interstellar clouds.  Right now the Sun is inside of a cloud that is so tenuous that the interstellar gas detected by IBEX is as sparse as a handful of air stretched over a column that is hundreds of light years long.  These clouds are identified by their motions. No Labels. Credit: NASA/Adler/U. Chicago/Wesleyan NASA's IBEX Spacecraft Reveals New Observations of Interstellar Matter
Still from animation. Interstellar Neutral Atoms