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ACE Spacecraft Braces For Fierce Meteor Storm

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November 12, 1998
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Johns Hopkins University -- Applied Physics Laboratory
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Like Key West store owners anticipating a hurricane, flight controllers at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., are doing what they can to prepare the 22 orbiting spacecraft under their command to meet the November 17 Leonid meteor storm, predicted to be the fiercest in more than three decades.

Like Key West store owners anticipating a hurricane, flight controllers at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., are doing what they can to prepare the 22 orbiting spacecraft under their command to meet the November 17 Leonid meteor storm, predicted to be the fiercest in more than three decades.


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