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Battery changeout delays weather satellite launch from California ... - Spaceflight Now

Tue, 2017-11-07 05:13

Spaceflight Now

Battery changeout delays weather satellite launch from California ...
Spaceflight Now
The JPSS 1 satellite, closed inside a transport container, arrived at the Delta 2 launch pad at Vandenberg on Oct. 24 after being fueled and prepared for flight at ...
Bad Battery Forces Delay for Delta II Launch at Vandenberg AFB ...Noozhawk

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2017 Is Slated to Be in Top 3 Hottest Years of All Time - Live Science

Mon, 2017-11-06 22:04

Live Science

2017 Is Slated to Be in Top 3 Hottest Years of All Time
Live Science
"We have witnessed extraordinary weather, including temperatures topping 50 degrees Celsius [122 degrees F] in Asia, record-breaking hurricanes in rapid succession in the Caribbean and Atlantic reaching as far as Ireland, devastating monsoon flooding ...

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Dense fog blankets parts of the Space Coast - Florida Today

Mon, 2017-11-06 13:23

Florida Today

Dense fog blankets parts of the Space Coast
Florida Today
A dense covering of fog blanketed portions of the Space Coast today, prompting the weather service to issue a special advisory. Motorists – especially those travelling along Interstate 95 - are urged to use caution along the roadways, weather officials ...

The Closest Star to Our Own Solar System Just Got a Lot More Interesting - ScienceAlert

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:31

The Closest Star to Our Own Solar System Just Got a Lot More Interesting
ScienceAlert
Then earlier this year we learned that despite Proxima Centauri's relative coolness - with it being a red dwarf and all - its resulting stellar winds would make Proxima b quite a nasty place, as the space weather has likely eroded its atmosphere and ...

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Have Scientists Discovered a Radio 'Space Shield?' - Voice of America

Sun, 2017-11-05 23:10

Have Scientists Discovered a Radio 'Space Shield?'
Voice of America
High-energy particles can damage electric circuits in space stations, weather satellites and other machines traveling in space. “There are over 1,400 satellites operating in space around the Earth and all of those could be subject to very severe ...

BITS students build near-space micro satellite to study space weather, radiation patterns - Daily News & Analysis

Sun, 2017-11-05 09:21

Daily News & Analysis

BITS students build near-space micro satellite to study space weather, radiation patterns
Daily News & Analysis
Instead, Sanket and four other engineering students at the engineering institute spent their time in building a near space micro satellite named 'Apeiro' with the aim to study space weather and radiation patterns. The satellite is set to be launched in ...

Trump's nominee makes his case for NASA administrator job - The Weather Network US

Sat, 2017-11-04 18:23

The Weather Network US

Trump's nominee makes his case for NASA administrator job
The Weather Network US
In his opening remarks, Bridenstine pledged to follow the guidance of the NASA Transition Authorization Act, and expressed support for the agency's Space Launch System, Orion, and commercial crew program. With regard to science, he mentioned the Mars ...

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Atmospheric Beacons Guide NASA Scientists in Search for Life - Astrobiology Magazine

Sat, 2017-11-04 17:44

Astrobiology Magazine

Atmospheric Beacons Guide NASA Scientists in Search for Life
Astrobiology Magazine
But in the vicinity of an active dwarf star, extreme space weather sparks distinct chemical reactions, which researchers can use as indicators of atmospheric composition. Stars like our Sun are turbulent in their adolescence and frequently produce ...

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Trump's nominee makes his case for NASA administrator job - The Weather Network

Sat, 2017-11-04 17:23

The Weather Network

Trump's nominee makes his case for NASA administrator job
The Weather Network
In his opening remarks, Bridenstine pledged to follow the guidance of the NASA Transition Authorization Act, and expressed support for the agency's Space Launch System, Orion, and commercial crew program. With regard to science, he mentioned the Mars ...

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Objects in Space 11/3: Sweater weather - SYFY WIRE (blog)

Sat, 2017-11-04 01:53

SYFY WIRE (blog)

Objects in Space 11/3: Sweater weather
SYFY WIRE (blog)
Fridays are the best, aren't they? Especially in the fall. I've been drinking hot beverages all day and finally busting out some of my favorite soft sweaters. As we look ahead to the weekend, with the promise of sleeping in late and vegging, you can ...

Linn County homeless agencies urgently need winter shelter space - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Sat, 2017-11-04 00:01

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Linn County homeless agencies urgently need winter shelter space
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
CEDAR RAPIDS — After plans to add homeless shelter space in cold weather unexpectedly fell through Friday, Linn County agencies urgently are seeking another facility that could open in less than two weeks. A collaboration between 15 homeless service ...

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