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BBC Earth 2018 APRIL
MISSION INTO THE SUNAre we finally ready to explore the star that has continued to remain stubbornly out of reach?
What a wind
The solar wind carried with it the sun’s magnetic field and streams out into space at about 1,600,000km/h (1,000,000mph). It bathes the planets, and when it collides with the Earth, it sparks the stunning auroras that shine in the polar skies.