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The National Solar Observatory

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The National Solar Observatory or NSO is an astronomy organization that focuses on studying the Sun and whose main mission is to advance our knowledge about the Sun, both as an object of astronomy and as a very dominant external factor that influences the Earth. It aims to provide tools, resources, and forefront observational opportunities […]

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) is a research and development field center in Pasadena, California. Funded by the federal government under the management and operation of Caltech under contract with NASA, the primary function of JPL is the construction and also the operation of robotic spacecraft for planetary, Earth-orbit and other astronomy missions.

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