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"Solar Flares & Massive Coronal Eruption" --NASA's Solar Observatory Tracks Intense Magnetic Fields as It Crosses ... - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

Mon, 2017-08-07 15:14

The Daily Galaxy (blog)

"Solar Flares & Massive Coronal Eruption" --NASA's Solar Observatory Tracks Intense Magnetic Fields as It Crosses ...
The Daily Galaxy (blog)
Scientists track such spots because they can help provide information about the Sun's inner workings. Space weather centers, such as NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center, also monitor these spots to provide advance warning, if needed, of the ...
Two weeks in the life of a sunspotSpace Daily
NASA Observes Sunspot For 2 Weeks Ahead Of August 21 Solar EclipseInternational Business Times

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IMAGE OF THE DAY: Severe Weather Over Cocoa Shrouds City's Landmark Water Tank - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:04

SpaceCoastDaily.com

IMAGE OF THE DAY: Severe Weather Over Cocoa Shrouds City's Landmark Water Tank
SpaceCoastDaily.com
The City of Cocoa water tank is shrouded with menacing storm clouds during a recent afternoon storm on the Space Coast. The 1.5 million gallon tank is used to maintain constant pressure in the distribution system which supplies more than 22.7 million ...

Two weeks in the life of a sunspot - Space Daily - Space Daily

Sun, 2017-08-06 13:53

Two weeks in the life of a sunspot - Space Daily
Space Daily
On July 5, 2017, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory watched an active region - an area of intense and complex magnetic fields - rotate into view on the Sun.

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Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat mission will aid better space weather prediction - Space Daily

Sun, 2017-08-06 13:53

Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat mission will aid better space weather prediction
Space Daily
NASA and a team of Brazilian space researchers have announced a joint CubeSat mission to study phenomena in Earth's upper atmosphere - a region of charged particles called the ionosphere - capable of disrupting communications and navigation systems ...

Fairmont-built spacecraft completes environmental testing - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Sun, 2017-08-06 05:02

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Fairmont-built spacecraft completes environmental testing
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
The spacecraft, a miniature satellite called the Simulation-to-Flight-1 CubeSat, was built by the NASA Independent Verification and Validation Independent Test Capability Team, which partnered with TMC Technologies, West Virginia University, the WV ...

Scientists have shown bright flashes on the Sun - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

Sat, 2017-08-05 20:29

www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

Scientists have shown bright flashes on the Sun
www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)
Space weather centres study sunspots in order to prevent the consequences of the next outbreaks and to prevent problems with satellite and radio communication. So, on July 9 from sun spots were izvergnulsya flash medium size, which peaked at 11:18 am ...

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Answering the Call for a GNSS Back-up - Inside GNSS

Sat, 2017-08-05 10:08

Answering the Call for a GNSS Back-up
Inside GNSS
For example, there is space weather; when the solar winds are acting up, satellite signals propagating through the Earth's atmosphere can be profoundly affected. Indeed, the solar weather scenario was the basis for the chosen duration of the envisaged ...

Touching the sun: Eureka native, NASA navigator to lead probe's journey to our local star - Eureka Times Standard

Sat, 2017-08-05 05:35

Touching the sun: Eureka native, NASA navigator to lead probe's journey to our local star
Eureka Times Standard
Eureka native and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory navigator Paul Thompson stands next to his wife Glenna Thompson in front of a model Juno spacecraft at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in July 2016. The Thompsons are set to celebrate their one-year ...

UML Researchers to Conduct Experiments during Solar Eclipse ... - UMass Lowell

Fri, 2017-08-04 19:32

UMass Lowell

UML Researchers to Conduct Experiments during Solar Eclipse ...
UMass Lowell
Physics graduate students George Geddes, left, and Saurav Aryal will operate HiT&MIS, a custom-built, multi-slit imaging spectrometer, at their observing site in ...

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Class Act profile: Aaron Hendry - Otago Daily Times

Fri, 2017-08-04 19:10

Otago Daily Times

Class Act profile: Aaron Hendry
Otago Daily Times
The belts can swell or shrink as part of a much larger space weather system driven by energy and material that erupt off the sun's surface. Hendry's work has looked at one of many processes that drive the population of particles in the belts: very low ...

A Massive New Storm System Just Appeared Over Neptune - Gizmodo

Fri, 2017-08-04 18:52

Gizmodo

A Massive New Storm System Just Appeared Over Neptune
Gizmodo
Neptune is the windiest planet in the Solar System, and studying its complex weather can shed light on the inner workings of ice giants, a club that it shares with just one other planetary oddball, Uranus. (Unlike gas giants, which are composed mainly ...
Strange Storm as Wide as Earth Appears on NeptuneNational Geographic
Surprise! New Neptune storm appears in a bizarre locationFox News

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Two weeks in the life of a sunspot - Phys.Org

Fri, 2017-08-04 15:10

Space.com

Two weeks in the life of a sunspot
Phys.Org
Space weather centers, such as NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center, also monitor these spots to provide advance warning, if needed, of the radiation bursts being sent toward Earth, which can impact our satellites and radio communications. On July 9 ...
Solar Eclipse 2017: Traffic and Weather Forecasts for States in TotalitySpace.com
Weather Channel to use augmented reality for eclipse coverageNewscastStudio
Eclipse Maps | Total Solar Eclipse 2017NASA Eclipse 2017
Solar Eclipse Across America - American Astronomical Society -NASA -(NASA), JSC
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Eclipse to shed light on weather in space and on Earth - Phys.Org

Fri, 2017-08-04 14:38

Phys.Org

Eclipse to shed light on weather in space and on Earth
Phys.Org
UMass Lowell faculty and student researchers with the university's Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology (LoCSST) will conduct experiments during the eclipse that will examine space weather, work that aims to improve weather forecasting on ...

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NOAA's GOES-S and GOES-T satellites coming together - Space Daily

Fri, 2017-08-04 12:13

NOAA's GOES-S and GOES-T satellites coming together
Space Daily
"GOES-S is now in its final test phase preparing it to join GOES-16 in space, giving the nation two next-generation geostationary weather satellites to watch over the Western Hemisphere," said Acting GOES-R Series System Program Director Mike Stringer ...

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Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Will Unlock Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better Space Weather ... - Space Ref (press release)

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:49

Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Will Unlock Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better Space Weather ...
Space Ref (press release)
NASA and a team of Brazilian space researchers have announced a joint CubeSat mission to study phenomena in Earth's upper atmosphere -- a region of charged particles called the ionosphere -- capable of disrupting communications and navigation ...

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Eclipse to Shed Light on Weather in Space and on Earth - UMass Lowell

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:00

Eclipse to Shed Light on Weather in Space and on Earth
UMass Lowell
UMass Lowell faculty and student researchers with the university's Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology (LoCSST) will conduct experiments during the eclipse that will examine space weather, work that aims to improve weather forecasting on ...

Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Mission Will Unlock Complex Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better ... - Markets Insider

Thu, 2017-08-03 21:44

Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Mission Will Unlock Complex Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better ...
Markets Insider
SPORT science mission data will be distributed from and archived at the EMBRACE space-weather forecasting center in Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and mirrored at the Space Physics Data Facility at NASA's Goddard Space Flight ...

Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Mission Will Unlock Complex Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-08-03 21:34

Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Mission Will Unlock Complex Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better ...
PR Newswire (press release)
SPORT science mission data will be distributed from and archived at the EMBRACE space-weather forecasting center in Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and mirrored at the Space Physics Data Facility at NASA's Goddard Space Flight ...

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As annual SmallSat gathering convenes, small satellites have never been a bigger deal - SpaceNews

Thu, 2017-08-03 19:48

SpaceNews

As annual SmallSat gathering convenes, small satellites have never been a bigger deal
SpaceNews
To understand space weather, you need good data to feed the models. If you can have a whole bunch of sensors at different locations, you can start to build two-dimensional and three-dimensional maps that help you characterize all these magnetic field ...

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