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A large satellite appears to be falling apart in geostationary orbit - Ars Technica

Sun, 2017-07-02 03:44

Ars Technica

A large satellite appears to be falling apart in geostationary orbit
Ars Technica
The AMC-9 satellite itself could have been hit by some sort of debris, or it could have have been harmed by a space weather problem, sustained a failure due to manufacturing. The AMC-9 could have been attacked by something—however, Weeden stressed ...

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Say hello to Canada's two newest astronauts! - The Weather Network

Sat, 2017-07-01 20:33

The Weather Network

Say hello to Canada's two newest astronauts!
The Weather Network
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 3:31 PM - The Canadian Space Agency has announced our nation's two newest astronauts - Joshua Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey - who will soon join David St. Jacques and Jeremy Hansen as our future representatives in space! "Today ...

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Meteorological Miracle: Pretty Nice 4-Day Holiday Stretch - Extended Sauna in Long Range Outlook - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sat, 2017-07-01 05:25

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Meteorological Miracle: Pretty Nice 4-Day Holiday Stretch - Extended Sauna in Long Range Outlook
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The situation is so serious that in May 2017 the US Senate unanimously passed the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act to support the research of space weather and the development of new technology to monitor solar flares. It's not just space ...

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Meteorological Miracle: Pretty Nice 4-Day Stretch - Extended Sauna in Long Range Outlook - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sat, 2017-07-01 05:25

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Meteorological Miracle: Pretty Nice 4-Day Stretch - Extended Sauna in Long Range Outlook
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The situation is so serious that in May 2017 the US Senate unanimously passed the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act to support the research of space weather and the development of new technology to monitor solar flares. It's not just space ...

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The Sun Is 'Sneezing' Solar Storms Towards Earth - ScienceAlert - ScienceAlert

Sat, 2017-07-01 04:04

The Sun Is 'Sneezing' Solar Storms Towards Earth - ScienceAlert
ScienceAlert
Right now, the Sun is stirring up violent eruptions capable of wiping out the technology we are so dependent on, and new research has found that these blasts ...

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The Sun Is 'Sneezing' Solar Storms Towards Earth - ScienceAlert - ScienceAlert

Sat, 2017-07-01 04:01

The Sun Is 'Sneezing' Solar Storms Towards Earth - ScienceAlert
ScienceAlert
Right now, the Sun is stirring up violent eruptions capable of wiping out the technology we are so dependent on, and new research has found that these blasts ...

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NASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AI - SETI Institute

Fri, 2017-06-30 17:48

SETI Institute

NASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AI
SETI Institute
To this end, exemplary PhD researchers from around the world are gathered at FDL to tackle planetary defense and space weather challenges such as (1) using machine vision and deep learning to locate and model the orbits of long-period comets (2) ...
Asteroid Day: Monitoring the skies for the next strike - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4KITV Honolulu
Asteroid Day Live - 24 hour global broadcastAsteroid Day
Plan your Event | Asteroid DayAsteroid Day

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NASA filled the sky with glowing blue and green clouds - AOL

Fri, 2017-06-30 17:41

Business Insider

NASA filled the sky with glowing blue and green clouds
AOL
In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the rocket finally carried its payload into space, giving a spectacular light show along the east coast, from New York to North Carolina. A few minutes after liftoff, the rocket ejected 10 soda can-sized containers ...
A NASA rocket blasted colorful clouds into space — here's what they looked likeBusiness Insider
NASA rocket launch will leave colorful clouds in the sky tonightFOX43.com
NASA Creates Artificial Clouds Over the Eastern USPopular Mechanics

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Weather iffy for Sunday SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from KSC - Florida Today

Fri, 2017-06-30 17:28

Florida Today

Weather iffy for Sunday SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from KSC
Florida Today
Florida's summertime storms are expected to reduce a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's chances of launching from Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, according to the Air Force. Forecasters with the 45th Weather Squadron expect a 40 percent "go" status for the ...
Next SpaceX launch on track for Sunday after hold-down firing at pad 39ASpaceflight Now
Falcon 9 for Intelsat 35e tested; flown boosters return to portsSpaceFlight Insider
Spacex preps for third launch in 9 daysWKMG Orlando

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Harpoon Brewery now has an outdoor 'Keg Yard' - Metro US

Fri, 2017-06-30 16:38

Metro US

Harpoon Brewery now has an outdoor 'Keg Yard'
Metro US
The Seaport staple recently unveiled its newest attraction, a bare bones beer garden dubbed the "Keg Yard." Located right outside the brewery's beer hall, local IPA lovers will be able to check out the space, weather permitting, during weekends all ...

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Citizen CATE to combine views from 68 sites - Perry County Republic Monitor

Fri, 2017-06-30 15:37

Perry County Republic Monitor

Citizen CATE to combine views from 68 sites
Perry County Republic Monitor
“Ultimately, the data they help collect will help us understand space weather better – something that impacts our communications, satellites and cell phones.” For the Citizen CATE Experiment, scientists, students and volunteers will track the Sun using ...

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The Sun Is Changing Because of a Solar Minimum, and Here's How ... - Newsweek

Fri, 2017-06-30 02:09

Science World Report

The Sun Is Changing Because of a Solar Minimum, and Here's How ...
Newsweek
These changes aren't visible to the naked eye, but after one good look under a properly filtered telescope, you'll see it: The mini-magnetic explosions that occur ...
Activities at surface of sun to change: NASA - Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle
Sun headed toward solar minimum - - The Space ReporterThe Space Reporter
Sun Surface Activities To Change, According To NASAScience World Report
Yahoo News UK
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GOES-16: The Next Generation Of Weather Satellite « WCCO | CBS ... - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Thu, 2017-06-29 23:26

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

GOES-16: The Next Generation Of Weather Satellite « WCCO | CBS ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
Called GOES-R at launch, and now named GOES-16, it has cutting-edge sensors that will eventually replace the 1970s technology we currently use.

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'Robot' spotted on SpaceX drone ship as Falcon 9 first stage arrives at Port Canaveral - Florida Today

Thu, 2017-06-29 21:32

Florida Today

'Robot' spotted on SpaceX drone ship as Falcon 9 first stage arrives at Port Canaveral
Florida Today
The first stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that roared to life at Kennedy Space Center last week gently sailed into Port Canaveral early Thursday, bringing an end to the high-stakes mission that left it charred and tilting on the company's East Coast ...
Next SpaceX launch on track for Sunday after hold-down firing at pad 39ASpaceflight Now
Falcon 9 for Intelsat 35e tested; flown boosters return to portsSpaceFlight Insider
Spacex preps for third launch in 9 daysWKMG Orlando

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US Government Seeks to Improve Space Weather Awareness - Satellite Today

Wed, 2017-06-28 22:38

Satellite Today

US Government Seeks to Improve Space Weather Awareness
Satellite Today
At the Space Weather Enterprise Forum in downtown Washington, D.C. this week, Mark MacAlester, national response coordinator for FEMA's disaster emergency communications division, identified geomagnetic storms as one of the most potentially ...

Solar minimum is coming - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Wed, 2017-06-28 14:46

Phys.Org

Solar minimum is coming - Phys.org
Phys.Org
High up in the clear blue noontime sky, the sun appears to be much the same day-in, day-out, year after year.

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Space Weather Forecast - Natural History Magazine

Tue, 2017-06-27 14:52

Space Weather Forecast
Natural History Magazine
Planetary scientists who study space weather—the impact of solar storms and similar phenomena on Earth's magnetic field—would like to predict the arrival of such disturbances much sooner than is possible at present. Space weather events can cause ...

Space Weather Forecast - Natural History Magazine

Tue, 2017-06-27 14:52

Natural History Magazine

Space Weather Forecast
Natural History Magazine
Planetary scientists who study space weather—the impact of solar storms and similar phenomena on Earth's magnetic field—would like to predict the arrival of such disturbances much sooner than is possible at present. Space weather events can cause ...

Radio Waves Might Help Protect Our World From Deadly Space weather - TrendinTech

Wed, 2017-06-14 15:02

TrendinTech

Radio Waves Might Help Protect Our World From Deadly Space weather
TrendinTech
Radio waves may be the key to protecting ourselves from devastating space weather. If the Navy want to get a message out to an underwater submarine it will sometimes use VLF (very low frequency) radio waves. As well as travel through the water they ...

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NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-24 2017 June 11 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2017-06-12 21:38

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-24 2017 June 11
Space Ref (press release)
Data used to provide space weather services are contributed by NOAA, USAF, NASA, NSF, USGS, the International Space Environment Services and other observatories, universities, and institutions. More information is available at SWPC's Web site ...

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