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NASA eClips™: Mapping the Boundaries of Our Solar System (IBEX)
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 3 minutes 33 seconds

NASA eClips™: Launchpad
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What is the shape of the heliosphere and what lies beyond? How does interstellar medium affect the heliosphere? To find out, NASA launched the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, to map out the boundaries of the solar system.

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