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NASA rocket launch put on a show in the sky over the mid-Atlantic coast Saturday night - Erie News Now

NASA rocket launch put on a show in the sky over the mid-Atlantic coast Saturday night - Erie News Now
By Theresa Waldrop, CNN

"The first source is located outside our solar system and is generated by remnants of multiple supernovae explosions forming what is now called the Local Hot Bubble region of our galaxy," Galeazzi said in the release."The second source is within the solar system and is generated by the solar wind charge exchange.Scientists hope the rocket will offer more insight into the source of soft X-rays, which "hurtle towards Earth from elsewhere in our galaxy," the release said.Soft X-rays aren't harmful to people, but they can disturb radio communications and GPS systems, NASA said.

News NASA rocket launch put on a show in the sky over the mid-Atlantic coast Saturday night Saturday, January 8th 2022, 9:27 AM EST Updated: Sunday, January 9th 2022, 1:43 AM EST Alamy Stock Photo By Theresa Waldrop, CNN Night owls on the mid-Atlantic coast were treated to a show in the sky overnight as a NASA rocket launched from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.The sounding rocket launched at midnight, according to a tweet from the Wallops facility.

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