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Did You Know the Earth’s Atmosphere Extends Beyond the Orbit of the Moon?

20 Feb 2019, 21:51 UTC
Did You Know the Earth’s Atmosphere Extends Beyond the Orbit of the Moon?
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By Evan Gough

Strictly speaking, there aren’t strict boundaries between Earth and space. Our atmosphere doesn’t just end at a certain altitude; it peters out gradually. A new study from Russia’s Space Research Institute (SRI) shows that our atmosphere extends out to 630,000 km into space. The lead author of this study is Igor Baliukin. a researcher at …
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