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The Hitchhiker In Discovery's Baggage Compartment -- USC Experiment Studies Ultraviolet Solar Radiation

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November 6, 1998
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"We are measuring the sun's extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation in order to better understand the photochemistry produced by the light absorbed in the atmospheres of planets, comets and anything else illuminated by the sun," says Donald R. McMullin, project manager at USC's Space Sciences Center.

John Glenn may be the center of attention as the shuttle Discovery orbits Earth; but back in the baggage compartment, the University of Southern California rules.


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University Of Southern California News Service. (1998, November 6). The Hitchhiker In Discovery's Baggage Compartment -- USC Experiment Studies Ultraviolet Solar Radiation. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981106080859.htm
University Of Southern California News Service. "The Hitchhiker In Discovery's Baggage Compartment -- USC Experiment Studies Ultraviolet Solar Radiation." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981106080859.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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