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The Sun Revealed: Photos of the Million-Degree Solar Corona

Solar Ultraviolet Magnetograph Investigation

NASA/MSFC

MSFC launched another sounding rocket from White Sands just 6 days before the Hi-C launch. The Solar Ultraviolet Magnetograph Investigation (SUMI) was designed to test technologies for the measurement of the solar atmospheric magnetic fields. Seen on recovery are Howard Soohoo (MSFC/NASA); Dr. Amy Winebarger (MSFC/NASA); Dr. Jonathan Cirtain (MSFC/NASA) and Larry Conser (Wallops Flight Facility/NASA). Image released Jan. 23, 2013.

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