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Extreme Atmosphere Stripping May Limit Exoplanets' Habitability - Space Daily

Tue, 2017-07-04 13:23

Extreme Atmosphere Stripping May Limit Exoplanets' Habitability
Space Daily
They are a fundamental factor in so called "space weather," and are already known to potentially disrupt satellites and other electronic equipment on Earth. However, scientists have shown that the effects of space weather may also have a significant ...

A satellite may be falling apart over the US and Mexico: Two huge pieces of debris are spotted after the AMC-9 craft ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-07-04 11:42

Daily Mail

A satellite may be falling apart over the US and Mexico: Two huge pieces of debris are spotted after the AMC-9 craft ...
Daily Mail
The satellite itself may have been hit by debris, or could have been damaged by a space weather problem, according to Mr Weeden. He also suggeseted that the satellite could have been attacked by something, although he highlighted that there was no ...

Shining light on solar energetic particles and jets - Phys.Org

Tue, 2017-07-04 11:19

Shining light on solar energetic particles and jets
Phys.Org
These coronal mass ejections can cause adverse 'space weather', disrupting communications and even electrical power supplies. The H-alpha emission associated with solar flares when observed from the ground is seen to be strongly redshifted, implying a ...

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Consortium Records Scintillation on Galileo Signals in Antarctica - GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Tue, 2017-07-04 08:36

GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Consortium Records Scintillation on Galileo Signals in Antarctica
GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Septentrio's PolaRx5S is the benchmark for GNSS space weather applications. It provides data for scintillation analysis (I&Q correlations, phase, code and carrier-to-noise) at up to 100 Hz for all GNSS L-band frequencies. SBF, RINEX and BINEX data ...

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Low-cost airline considers replacing seats with standing space - WSB Radio

Mon, 2017-07-03 22:11

WSB Radio

Low-cost airline considers replacing seats with standing space
WSB Radio
00:00 | 00:00. LISTEN. PAUSE. ERROR. Wsb traffic on-demand. 00:00 | 00:00. LISTEN. PAUSE. ERROR. Wsb weather on-demand. 00:00 | 00:00. More Audio Replays · National. Low-cost airline considers replacing seats with standing space. Close ...

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Longer-Lasting Coronal Holes and Space Junk During Solar Minimum (Video) - Space.com

Mon, 2017-07-03 21:56

Space.com

Longer-Lasting Coronal Holes and Space Junk During Solar Minimum (Video)
Space.com
When they interact with Earth's atmosphere, they cause space weather, which can include "temporary disturbances in the Earth's magnetosphere" — also known as geomagnetic storms — that cause, among other things, disruptions to communications and ...

Habitable Planets: Space Weather In Alien Solar Systems Might Be Insane - International Business Times

Mon, 2017-07-03 19:02

International Business Times

Habitable Planets: Space Weather In Alien Solar Systems Might Be Insane
International Business Times
Just because a planet is in a star's habitable zone does not mean alien life forms can survive on its surface. For exoplanet life to exist, many conditions have to come together, including solar weather. Space weather might rule out many candidates for ...

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Humans will finally get a close-up look at Jupiter's Great Red Spot for the first time - Mic

Mon, 2017-07-03 15:50

Mic

Humans will finally get a close-up look at Jupiter's Great Red Spot for the first time
Mic
The spot is essentially a giant storm that scientists believe could be up to 350 years old, though there's still plenty to learn when it comes to Jupiter and its space weather. “Now, Juno and her cloud-penetrating science instruments will dive in to ...

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Under pressure: Extreme atmosphere stripping may limit exoplanets ... - Science Daily

Mon, 2017-07-03 14:40

International Business Times

Under pressure: Extreme atmosphere stripping may limit exoplanets ...
Science Daily
New models of massive stellar eruptions hint at an extra layer of complexity when considering whether an exoplanet may be habitable or not. Models developed ...
Habitable Planets: Space Weather In Alien Solar Systems Might Be ...International Business Times

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NASA FDL developing new approaches to asteroid, comet and solar threats using AI - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-07-03 12:49

Phys.Org

NASA FDL developing new approaches to asteroid, comet and solar threats using AI
Phys.Org
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) ...

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How to Pack an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster - New York Times

Mon, 2017-07-03 07:45

New York Times

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster
New York Times
Ready.gov has guidance and materials for virtually every emergency scenario: biological and chemical attacks, cyber-incidents, droughts, landslides, home fires, snowstorms and even space weather. The Sweethome, a product review website owned by The ...

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Live coverage: SpaceX launch aborted in final seconds of countdown - Spaceflight Now

Mon, 2017-07-03 01:52

SpaceCoastDaily.com

Live coverage: SpaceX launch aborted in final seconds of countdown
Spaceflight Now
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the Intelsat 35e communications satellite. SpaceX's live video coverage begins at approximately 7:20 p.m. EDT (2320 GMT).
SCRUBBED: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch of Intelsat 35e From Kennedy Space Center Has Been ScrubbedSpaceCoastDaily.com
SpaceX 'go' for Monday satellite launch from KSCFlorida Today
SpaceX is Launching Its Third Mission in Just Nine DaysFuturism
Ars Technica -First Coast News -CBS News
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SCRUBBED: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch of Intelsat 35e From Kennedy Space Center Has Been Scrubbed - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Mon, 2017-07-03 01:22

SpaceCoastDaily.com

SCRUBBED: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch of Intelsat 35e From Kennedy Space Center Has Been Scrubbed
SpaceCoastDaily.com
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch of Intelsat 35e was scrubbed Sunday night after SpaceX stated,” Guidance abort issued just before liftoff; standing down for today. Vehicle and payload are ...
Weather iffy for Sunday SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from KSCFlorida Today
SpaceX is Launching Its Third Mission in Just Nine DaysFuturism
SpaceX scrubs Sunday launch attempt, will likely try again MondayArs Technica
First Coast News -CBS News -The Daily Breeze
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"Space Weather" is Ruining Our Chances of Living on Exoplanets - Inverse

Mon, 2017-07-03 00:08

Inverse

"Space Weather" is Ruining Our Chances of Living on Exoplanets
Inverse
CMEs are a typical aspect of “space weather,” but on a planet that exists closer to its star the effects of CMEs would exponentially increase. And in systems with low mass, cooler stars, habitable zones can be much closer to the star than they are in ...
Under pressure -- Extreme atmosphere stripping may limit exoplanets' habitabilityEurekAlert (press release)

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Good Timing: Generally Dry Into Tuesday - Hot Front by Thursday - A Moral Case For Tackling Climate Change - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sun, 2017-07-02 05:45

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Good Timing: Generally Dry Into Tuesday - Hot Front by Thursday - A Moral Case For Tackling Climate Change
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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Good Timing: Generally Dry Into Tuesday - Hot Front by Thursday - A Moral Case For Tackling Climate Change - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sun, 2017-07-02 05:45

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Good Timing: Generally Dry Into Tuesday - Hot Front by Thursday - A Moral Case For Tackling Climate Change
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 ...

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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