Reply to post: What a great time for space science.

Ten spacecraft – from Venus Express to Voyager 2 – all tracked same solar flare

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What a great time for space science.

I seem to remember them coordinating a bunch of the stuff around Mars a few years ago to look at something, but unless I've missed several stories (entirely possible) this still seems relatively unusual.

It's great for science that we've got so many long-lasting probes out there now. I don't think we're launching more than in the 70s - they're just more capable and operate for years. And that gives us opportunities like this. Hooray.

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