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  1. Yeah, I`ve read about this space company. I know another company that manufactures special type of microsatellites that can forecast solar activity. It is crucial to understand what space weather actually is and how it can affect us before recognising the implications of the research to our everyday life and why the prediction of such events is necessary.
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  2. And also, the Dawn Probe. It uses an advanced ion thruster, allowing it to be the first (man-made) spacecraft to orbit multiple non-terrestrial bodies (Vesta and Ceres). This feat would not be possible (practical) using conventional chemical thrusters, which have too low of a specific impulse.
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  3. I would like to mention the Parker Solar Probe. Simply for getting closer to the sun than any other spacecraft so far and considering how hard it is to get that close. The space craft which is capable to take samples from the outer corona of the Sun really makes you amazed by it, because of the high temperature it can endure.
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