NASA’s ICON Explorer to monitor the mysterious ionosphere


Today’s Video of the Day features a look at NASA’s new ICON Explorer, which will launch in December 2017 and monitor the ionosphere.

The ionosphere is home to the aurora, astronauts, radio signals, and satellites, but is still not well understood. Scientists from NASA and UC Berkeley have now teamed up to launch the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) to study the constant changes in the ionosphere.

By Rory Arnold, Staff Writer

Video Credit: NASA

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