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- Vacationer at Tralfamadore
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Why can't this be better done with a manned missionhttp://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/factsheet_department_nasa/ wrote:
<<$14 million ($420 million over five years) for a mission to the Sun,
flying through its outer atmosphere to better understand how it is heated
and how it ejects the stream of charged particles known as the solar wind.>>
- Homer Simpson: See that ball of fire in the sky? That's the sun.
It goes by many names: Apollo's lantern, day moon, old blazy.
The important thing is, never to touch it.
Marge Simpson: I know what the sun is.
Homer Simpson: Yes, now you do.
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