ULYSSES EXTENDED: Europe's Ulysses solar observatory will spend another year making observations out of the plane of the ecliptic, following a unanimous decision by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Science Programme Committee to continue its service life until March 2009. The extension will give the spacecraft more time to work with NASA's twin Stereo spacecraft, which are moving apart in heliocentric orbit to provide 3-dimensional views of coronal mass ejections and other solar phenomena ...

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