Science in a Minute 022119 Earth's Atmosphere Extends Beyond the Moon

February 21, 2019 02:14 PM
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Scientists who analyzed 20 year old data gathered by the NASA/ESA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory or SOHO spacecraft say they have determined that Earth's atmosphere reaches out a lot further than thought. They figure it extends to about 630,000 kilometers or about twice the distance to the moon.