The two nearly identical observatories - one ahead of Earth in its orbit, the other trailing behind - will trace the flow of energy and matter from the Sun to Earth. They will reveal the 3D structure of coronal mass ejections; violent eruptions of matter from the sun that can disrupt satellites and power grids, and help us understand why they happen. (from main page)
1) First stereo viewing of Sun from out-of-Earth-orbit vantage points.
2) First imaging and tracking of space weather disturbances from Sun to Earth.
3) First continuous determination of interplanetary shock positions by radio triangulation.
4) First simultaneous imaging of solar activity with in-situ measurement of energetic particles at 1 AU. (from here)
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