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Solar Wind Creates Electric Charge on Martian Moon Phobos


2017-10-24
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Solar Wind Creates Electric Charge on Martian Moon Phobos
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NASA has set its sights on the Martian moon Phobos as a potential initial base for human exploration of the Red Planet — but powerful solar eruptions could throw a wrench in this plan. 
A new NASA study shows that solar wind — the stream of electrically charged particles that the sun blows out into space — creates a complex electrical environment on Phobos, which could possibly affect astronauts and any scientific equipment brought to the irregularly shaped moon in future missions.