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Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure From Extreme Space Weather - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:19

Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure From Extreme Space Weather
Newsroom America
(Newsroom America) -- Extreme space weather has a global footprint and the potential to damage critical infrastructure on the ground and in space. A new report from the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) calls for bridging knowledge ...

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Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure From Extreme Space Weather - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-03-27 21:25

Protecting Our Critical Infrastructure From Extreme Space Weather
Newsroom America
(Newsroom America) -- Extreme space weather has a global footprint and the potential to damage critical infrastructure on the ground and in space. A new report from the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) calls for bridging knowledge ...

Groundbreaking Sun Observation Could Revolutionize Space Weather Prediction - Gizmodo

Mon, 2017-03-27 16:02

Gizmodo

Groundbreaking Sun Observation Could Revolutionize Space Weather Prediction
Gizmodo
Space weather forecasting—predicting the kind of energetic particles the Sun will throw at us—is years behind weather forecsting here on Earth. As solar physicist Scott McIntosh put it, “Our current model of space weather forecasting is, 'oh shit a ...
Earth-like waves spotted around the Sun could help us predict space weatherWired.co.uk
Planet-sized 'waves' spotted in the Sun's atmosphereNature.com
Planetary waves, first found on Earth, are discovered on sunScience Daily

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Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-03-27 07:32

Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
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 ...

European Commission: Bridge knowledge gaps to reduce extreme space weather impact - Exclusive Herald

Sun, 2017-03-26 09:57

Exclusive Herald

European Commission: Bridge knowledge gaps to reduce extreme space weather impact
Exclusive Herald
Better coordination and removal of knowledge gaps are the two most important things according to European Commission if we want to reduce the impact of extreme space weather. The Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has called upon EU ...

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Extreme space weather: Protecting our critical infrastructure - Phys.Org

Fri, 2017-03-24 19:02

Phys.Org

Extreme space weather: Protecting our critical infrastructure
Phys.Org
Extreme space weather has a global footprint and the potential to damage critical infrastructure on the ground and in space. A new report from the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) calls for bridging knowledge gaps and for better ...

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Extreme space weather: Protecting our critical infrastructure - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 2017-03-24 17:01

Extreme space weather: Protecting our critical infrastructure
EurekAlert (press release)
The sun shapes the space environment around the Earth. This so-called space weather can affect space assets but also critical infrastructure on the ground, potentially causing service disruptions or infrastructure failures. Numerous space weather ...

Space weather warnings could arrive earlier with NCAR coronagraph - UCAR

Wed, 2017-03-22 17:46

UCAR

Space weather warnings could arrive earlier with NCAR coronagraph
UCAR
The K-Coronagraph (K-Cor), owned and operated by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), could flag these space weather events nearly 20 minutes faster than coronagraphs based in space, according to a new, NASA-led study.

Cornell's FOTON studies 'space weather' to improve satellite communication - Space Daily

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:14

Cornell's FOTON studies 'space weather' to improve satellite communication
Space Daily
Cornell University engineers have developed a new piece of technology to study charged particles in the plasma of space, on the edge of Earth's atmosphere - known as "space weather." These particles affect the performance of communications and ...

Trump would shutter GoreSat—delivering a blow to exoplanet research - Science Magazine

Fri, 2017-03-17 00:20

Science Magazine

Trump would shutter GoreSat—delivering a blow to exoplanet research
Science Magazine
It turns out that the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a space-weather satellite with a controversial past, is answering those questions right now, says Stephen Kane, an exoplanet scientist at San Francisco State University in California. "We ...

Weather 90% 'GO' For SpaceX Rocket Launch Of EchoStar 23 - Brevard Times

Wed, 2017-03-15 20:44

Brevard Times

Weather 90% 'GO' For SpaceX Rocket Launch Of EchoStar 23
Brevard Times
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- The launch of a Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket carrying an EchoStar-23 television broadcast satellite is scheduled to liftoff at 1:35 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, March 16, 2017, from ...
Delta 4's military launch bumped by commercial SpaceX flight, but good weather expectedSpaceflight Now
SpaceX plans launch Thursday after Tuesday scrubOrlando Sentinel
SpaceX to Make 2nd Attempt to Launch Satellite Early Thursday: Watch LiveSpace.com
WIRED -US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Contract View
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Cornell's FOTON Studies 'Space Weather''to Improve Satellite Communication - Space Ref (press release)

Wed, 2017-03-15 15:21

Cornell's FOTON Studies 'Space Weather''to Improve Satellite Communication
Space Ref (press release)
Cornell University engineers have developed a new piece of technology to study charged particles in the plasma of space, on the edge of Earth's atmosphere – known as “space weather.” These particles affect the performance of communications and ...

Grants Advance Materials, Aerodynamics, Drone Detection and Space-Weather Prediction - ERAU News

Wed, 2017-03-15 14:01

ERAU News

Grants Advance Materials, Aerodynamics, Drone Detection and Space-Weather Prediction
ERAU News
Wireless nanoscale smart sensors that continuously monitor and strengthen composite materials, fundamental insights that could save U.S. aircraft carriers millions of dollars in fuel costs, a drone-detection network and a strategy to more accurately ...

Grants Advance Materials, Aerodynamics, Drone Detection and Space-Weather Prediction - ERAU News

Wed, 2017-03-15 14:01

ERAU News

Grants Advance Materials, Aerodynamics, Drone Detection and Space-Weather Prediction
ERAU News
Wireless nanoscale smart sensors that continuously monitor and strengthen composite materials, fundamental insights that could save U.S. aircraft carriers millions of dollars in fuel costs, a drone-detection network and a strategy to more accurately ...

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Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather' - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 2017-03-13 18:45

EurekAlert (press release)

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'
EurekAlert (press release)
Powell, research support specialist in electrical and computer engineering, is concerned with "space weather" - charged particles in the plasma of space, on the edge of the Earth's atmosphere. These particles affect the performance of communications ...

U of A students' satellite to monitor space weather - CBC.ca

Mon, 2017-03-13 01:57

CBC.ca

U of A students' satellite to monitor space weather
CBC.ca
​A little satellite built by a group of University of Alberta students will supply information that could one day prevent damage from solar flares. The AlbertaSat cube satellite, which is about the size of a breadbox, will measure the effects of space ...

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Students await launch of their satellite which will observe space weather - rdnewsnow.com

Sun, 2017-03-12 15:18

Students await launch of their satellite which will observe space weather
rdnewsnow.com
The AlbertaSat cube satellite, which is about the size of a breadbox, will measure the effects of space weather. It's scheduled to be launched on a supply rocket to the International Space Station later this month. Charles Nokes, a masters student in ...

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Students await launch of their satellite which will observe space weather - Brandon Sun

Sun, 2017-03-12 15:08

Students await launch of their satellite which will observe space weather
Brandon Sun
The AlbertaSat cube satellite, which is about the size of a breadbox, will measure the effects of space weather. It's scheduled to be launched on a supply rocket to the International Space Station later this month. Charles Nokes, a masters student in ...

Students await launch of their satellite which will observe space weather - Lethbridge Herald

Sun, 2017-03-12 15:00

Students await launch of their satellite which will observe space weather
Lethbridge Herald
EDMONTON – A little satellite built by a group of University of Alberta students will supply information that could one day prevent damage from solar flares. The AlbertaSat cube satellite, which is about the size of a breadbox, will measure the effects ...

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Storms from space: Are we prepared? Lawmaker introduces bill to help - WZZM13.com

Sun, 2017-03-12 02:45

WZZM13.com

Storms from space: Are we prepared? Lawmaker introduces bill to help
WZZM13.com
How prepared is the U.S. when it comes to a solar flare? There's nothing we can do to stop space weather, but a piece of legislation aims to help with preparedness. Alana Nehring, WZZM 8:32 PM. EST March 11, 2017. An image of a coronal mass ejection ...

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