Space News Updates From Around The Globe

Launch of NASA ionospheric probe delayed to examine rocket issue - Spaceflight Now

Sat, 2017-11-11 12:05

Spaceflight Now

Launch of NASA ionospheric probe delayed to examine rocket issue
Spaceflight Now
Developed on a budget of approximately $200 million, ICON will observe an upper layer of Earth's atmosphere called the ionosphere, where influences from terrestrial weather patterns meet the space environment. From a 357-mile-high (575-kilometer) orbit ...

and more »

Meteorites found from September BC, Alberta fireball - The Weather Network

Fri, 2017-11-10 20:58

The Weather Network

Meteorites found from September BC, Alberta fireball
The Weather Network
Friday, November 10, 2017, 2:47 PM - When cameras captured a bright meteor fireball streak across the sky over B.C. and Alberta back in September, it sparked a search for fragments of the space rock that caused it, and this search appears to have paid off!

and more »Google News

Space station getting delivery from Virginia for a change - WSB Radio

Fri, 2017-11-10 18:51

WSB Radio

Space station getting delivery from Virginia for a change
WSB Radio
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The International Space Station is getting a delivery shipped from Virginia for a change. Orbital ATK, one of NASA's chief suppliers, plans to launch the capsule Saturday morning from Wallops Island, aboard an unmanned Antares ...
Antares rocket rolled to Virginia launch pad for station cargo runSpaceflight Now
Rocket launch to space station might be visible in RichmondWWBT NBC12 News
SS Gene Cernan set to conduct cargo run to International Space StationSpaceFlight Insider
Daily Press -Business Wire (press release) -Ars Technica
all 22 news articles »

CubeSat To Test Miniaturized Weather Satellite Technology ... - Space Ref (press release)

Fri, 2017-11-10 02:09

Space Ref (press release)

CubeSat To Test Miniaturized Weather Satellite Technology ...
Space Ref (press release)
Behind every weather forecast--from your local, five-day prediction to a late-breaking hurricane track update--are the satellites that make them possible.

and more »Google News

NASA CubeSat to test miniaturized weather satellite technology - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-11-09 22:08

Phys.Org

NASA CubeSat to test miniaturized weather satellite technology
Phys.Org
The NASA-funded CubeSat, called Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration (MiRaTA), will be launched into Earth's orbit from the rocket carrying the next big U.S. weather satellite (NOAA's JPSS-1) into space. MiRaTA is designed to demonstrate that ...

and more »Google News

FIRST SIGN OF NIBIRU? Solar storm to blast Earth as huge hole opens in Sun - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2017-11-09 19:15

Express.co.uk

FIRST SIGN OF NIBIRU? Solar storm to blast Earth as huge hole opens in Sun
Express.co.uk
The US Space Weather Prediction Centre has predicted the stormy conditions have a 50 to 60 per cent likelihood that the storm will continue again tonight. Solar storms are caused when the Sun's magnetic field lines open up, allowing hot plasma to spill ...

and more »

Stunning Photos Show Aurora's Northern Lights Over US - Newsweek

Thu, 2017-11-09 17:48

The Weather Channel

Stunning Photos Show Aurora's Northern Lights Over US
Newsweek
That's all according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center, which monitors aurora. That's not simply out of an appreciation for the beautiful things in life—Northern Lights displays are actually ...
Northern Lights Create Dazzling Display Over the MidwestThe Weather Channel
Last Chance: Sun storm to cause STUNNING Auroras — Here is how to watchExpress.co.uk

all 64 news articles »

Parker Solar Probe comes to NASA Goddard for testing - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-11-09 13:39

Phys.Org

Parker Solar Probe comes to NASA Goddard for testing
Phys.Org
6, 2017, NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for environmental tests. During the spacecraft's stay at Goddard, engineers and technicians will simulate extreme temperatures and other ...

Northern Lights Create Dazzling Display Over the Midwest - The Weather Channel

Thu, 2017-11-09 01:15

The Weather Channel

Northern Lights Create Dazzling Display Over the Midwest
The Weather Channel
A solar wind event took shape that night, causing the northern lights to be seen farther south than usual, according to weather.com meteorologist Brian Donegan. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center ...
Last Chance: Sun storm to cause STUNNING Auroras — Here is how to watchExpress.co.uk
Northern lights put on dazzling celestial display as solar storm blasts EarthWSB Radio

all 42 news articles »

Bend Weather Emergency Declaration Allows for More Temporary Shelter Space - The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2017-11-09 01:06

The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Bend Weather Emergency Declaration Allows for More Temporary Shelter Space
The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)
Bend City Manager Eric King signed a weather emergency declaration Oct. 30, effective Nov. 3. The declaration paves the way for "approved alternative shelter facilities" to offer places for people to sleep when the weather is expected to be below 25 ...

Amped-Up Auroras May Shine in Canada, Northern US Tonight! - Space.com

Wed, 2017-11-08 23:56

Space.com

Amped-Up Auroras May Shine in Canada, Northern US Tonight!
Space.com
7) were spotted in Alaska, Vermont, New York, Wyoming, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Nebraska, according to Spaceweather.com, which regularly tracks space weather events. The glowing lights appear when charged particles from the sun — the ...

Lawmakers scrap 'Space Corps' proposal - KITV Honolulu

Wed, 2017-11-08 23:21

KITV Honolulu

Lawmakers scrap 'Space Corps' proposal
KITV Honolulu
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congressional negotiators have rejected the House's plan to create a new "Space Corps" -- omitting the proposal for a new military branch under the umbrella of the Air Force from the final version of a nearly $700 billion bipartisan ...

and more »

Lawmakers zap 'Space Corps' proposal - KITV Honolulu

Wed, 2017-11-08 18:38

Lawmakers zap 'Space Corps' proposal
KITV Honolulu
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congressional negotiators have rejected the House's plan to create a new "Space Corps" -- omitting the proposal for a new military branch under the umbrella of the Air Force from the final version of a nearly $700 billion bipartisan ...

and more »

Photos of the incredible aurora that reached the Lower 48 on Tuesday night - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-11-08 18:13

Washington Post

Photos of the incredible aurora that reached the Lower 48 on Tuesday night
Washington Post
“The brilliant auroras were sparked by the energy carried from the Sun in the solar wind as a high-speed stream,” said Joe Kunches, the Capital Weather Gang's space weather expert. “Coronal holes are the nozzles from which the fast stream emanates.

and more »

How scientists discovered our first interstellar visitor - The Weather Network US

Wed, 2017-11-08 17:29

The Weather Network US

How scientists discovered our first interstellar visitor
The Weather Network US
Giant planets push and pull on each other with their massive gravity, scattering each other about and ejecting billions of smaller objects — some as large as thousands of kilometres across — into the depths of space. In our solar system, some of the ...

and more »

New ground network gives forecasters quicker access to satellite weather data - SpaceNews

Wed, 2017-11-08 16:59

SpaceNews

New ground network gives forecasters quicker access to satellite weather data
SpaceNews
7 that it has upgraded the Common Ground System that NASA and U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will use to support the new weather satellite, Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) -1 scheduled to launch Nov. 14, and 10 U.S., ...

and more »

Retail space coming to Bushland - KFDA

Wed, 2017-11-08 01:06

KFDA

Retail space coming to Bushland
KFDA
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -. With over thousands of vehicles passing through daily, Bushland is booming. Population numbers have grown into the thousands as residential developments are continuously being built. Now, the Falcon Center at Prairie West has ...

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-45 2017 November 6 - Space Ref (press release)

Wed, 2017-11-08 00:16

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-45 2017 November 6
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 ...

Eagle-Eyed JPSS-1 Weather Satellite to Launch Nov. 14 After Delay - Space.com

Tue, 2017-11-07 13:27

Space.com

Eagle-Eyed JPSS-1 Weather Satellite to Launch Nov. 14 After Delay
Space.com
14 from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. The mission, part of the space agency's collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was initially scheduled to launch ...
Battery changeout delays weather satellite launch from CaliforniaSpaceflight Now
Bad Battery Forces Delay for Delta II Launch at Vandenberg AFBNoozhawk

all 16 news articles »

UK space science mission SMILE gets first round of funding - Space Daily

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:28

UK space science mission SMILE gets first round of funding
Space Daily
UK teams will lead an international solar-terrestrial and space weather mission, taking on the development of a major science instrument thanks to funding from the UK Space Agency. The 3 million pounds will support academics working on SMILE (the Solar ...

Pages