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NASA turns unique work station, explored the Sun

June 13 2008

Aerospace Authority, the U.S. said that on July 1 to close down the famous automatic interplanetary station "Ulysses", which for 18 years engaged in research of the Sun.

As noted in NASA, the probe has failed nuclear power plant, which used as fuel and which produces plutonium for power stations.

Automatic station "Ulysses" is a joint project of the European and American space agencies. Creation of the probe at a cost of $ 290 million, and he worked 18 years. ITAR-TASS.

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