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A machine that sucks in air upwind of the South Pole
Date Taken:
December 16, 2016
Photograph By:
Mike Lucibella, NSF
License Type:
Public Domain

Located on the edge of the clean air sector, upwind of the South Pole, the Cosmic Dust Sucker pulls in air and collects dust-sized micrometeorites that fall to Earth. 

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