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    Apollo 8 spacecraft This Month in Exploration - December

    Forty years ago Apollo 8 transmitted the first image of Earth from space. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

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This Month in Exploration - November

X28 solar flare
11.03.08

Five years ago scientists observed the largest solar flare in recorded history. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

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This Month in Exploration - October

NASA's 50th Anniversary logo
10.06.08

Fifty years ago, NASA officially opened for business with a staff of 8,240 and a $340 million budget. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

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This Month in Exploration - September

Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS)
08.28.08

Fifteen years ago, the space shuttle Discovery crew deployed the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite, the first high-speed, all-digital communications satellite. Read more historical facts in...

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