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NASA's Van Allen Probes Orbit Through 2 Giant Radiation Belts

Caption: NASA's Van Allen Probes orbit through two giant radiation belts that surround Earth. Their observations help improve computer simulations of events in the belts that can affect technology in space.

Credit: John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/NASA

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