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Radio Science and Space Weather Now Available on IEEE Xplore - Eos

Thu, 2017-03-09 14:00

Radio Science and Space Weather Now Available on IEEE Xplore
Eos
Two of AGU's journals, Radio Science and Space Weather, are now indexed in IEEE Xplore, a digital library of scholarly research focused on the topics of computer science and engineering. Thousands of IEEE Xplore users worldwide will now be able to find ...

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather' - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-03-09 12:50

Phys.Org

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'
Phys.Org
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 ...

Space Weather Forecasting Tab: $227 Million - RiskMarketNews

Wed, 2017-03-08 19:01

RiskMarketNews

Space Weather Forecasting Tab: $227 Million
RiskMarketNews
Legislation advancing U.S. efforts to upgrade the nation's ability predict disruptive solar flares and other types of “space weather” would cost over $200 million, a tab that is likely to scuttle the bill given the GOP and Trump Administration's ...

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather' - Cornell Chronicle

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:45

Cornell Chronicle

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'
Cornell Chronicle
Steven Powell, research engineer in the department of electrical and computer engineering, is pictured with the Cornell GPS antenna array in a clean room at the NASA/Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The array is currently mounted on the truss ...

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Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather' - Cornell Chronicle

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:41

Cornell Chronicle

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'
Cornell Chronicle
Steven Powell, research engineer in the department of electrical and computer engineering, is pictured with the Cornell GPS antenna array in a clean room at the NASA/Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The array is currently mounted on the truss ...

Space Weather: How to Avoid Grid Disruption and Transformer Damage from Solar Flares - Electric Light & Power

Tue, 2017-03-07 20:03

Electric Light & Power

Space Weather: How to Avoid Grid Disruption and Transformer Damage from Solar Flares
Electric Light & Power
Picture this: a spot erupts on the sun's surface and creates a geomagnetic storm heading straight for Earth. Global positioning systems are disabled, communication technologies are interfered with and large portions of the grid are down, leaving us in ...

SPACE WEATHER WARNING: Phenomenon is a 'GLOBAL THREAT ... - Express.co.uk

Tue, 2017-03-07 13:16

Express.co.uk

SPACE WEATHER WARNING: Phenomenon is a 'GLOBAL THREAT ...
Express.co.uk
SOLAR storms and other types of catastrophic space weather are posing a global threat, according to a team of leading experts.

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How a new space weather forecaster could help protect astronauts - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 2017-03-06 22:38

Christian Science Monitor

How a new space weather forecaster could help protect astronauts
Christian Science Monitor
While Earth's atmosphere and magnetic field offer protection from the most dangerous effects of these and other forms of space weather, astronauts out in space are more vulnerable. It is for this reason that a newly developed technique promising ...
Solar Storm Warning: New Tool Could Help Protect AstronautsSpace.com
Warning technique to protect astronautsThe Hindu
Solar explosion that missed Earth is captured in stunning new footage as Nasa prepares a probe destined for the sun ...Daily Mail
The Sun -Daily Star -Lake County News -DTU
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Lightning from space: Satellite promises a 'quantum leap' in forecasting - USA TODAY

Mon, 2017-03-06 15:06

USA TODAY

Lightning from space: Satellite promises a 'quantum leap' in forecasting
USA TODAY
Pinpointing exactly where and when these dangerous bolts hit the Earth is key for forecasting severe weather outbreaks. Now, for the first time, thanks to a new satellite instrument, forecasters are getting the best views ever of where lightning flashes.
WATCH: Tracking Lightning Strikes, From SpaceNPR

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Solar Storm Warning: New Tool Could Help Protect Astronauts - Space.com

Mon, 2017-03-06 12:37

Space.com

Solar Storm Warning: New Tool Could Help Protect Astronauts
Space.com
NASA scientists have developed a new technique that could improve space-weather forecasts and help protect astronauts from potentially dangerous solar storms. Earth's sun is an active star that repeatedly unleashes powerful flares and huge eruptions of ...
Warning technique to protect astronautsThe Hindu
Space News: Solar storms trigger surprising phenomena close to ...Lake County News
We're sending a spacecraft to the sun. That's hot.Blastr
Phys.Org -DTU
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Atlas 5 to launch second JPSS polar orbit weather satellite - SpaceNews

Sat, 2017-03-04 22:55

SpaceNews

Atlas 5 to launch second JPSS polar orbit weather satellite
SpaceNews
NOAA's fiscal year 2017 request projected significant increases in 2018 and future years for the Polar Follow-On program, which would fund development of the third and fourth JPSS satellites and their instruments, and the Space Weather Follow On, ...

New space weather warning technique to protect astronauts - The Tribune

Fri, 2017-03-03 17:16

The Tribune

New space weather warning technique to protect astronauts
The Tribune
Earth's magnetic field and atmosphere protect us on the ground from most of the harmful effects of space weather, but astronauts in low-Earth orbit - or even, one day, in interplanetary space - are more exposed to space weather, including bursts of ...
Martian WeatherWunderground.com (blog)
NASA Develops New System To Detect Solar Particles To Protect ...An F1 Blog (blog)

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Martian Weather - Wunderground.com (blog)

Fri, 2017-03-03 15:15

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Martian Weather
Wunderground.com (blog)
Oddly, people would always ask me if I did forecasts for shuttle launches or did space weather, which is associated with solar activity primarily. Other than realizing how limited the public's view of NASA's mission can be, I generally just got used to ...
NASA Develops New System To Detect Solar Particles To Protect AstronautsAn F1 Blog (blog)

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Martian Weather - Wunderground.com (blog)

Fri, 2017-03-03 15:04

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Martian Weather
Wunderground.com (blog)
Oddly, people would always ask me if I did forecasts for shuttle launches or did space weather, which is associated with solar activity primarily. Other than realizing how limited the public's view of NASA's mission can be, I generally just got used to ...
NASA Develops New System To Detect Solar Particles To Protect ...An F1 Blog (blog)

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New warning technique may protect astronauts from space weather elements - The Indian Express

Fri, 2017-03-03 14:14

The Indian Express

New warning technique may protect astronauts from space weather elements
The Indian Express
Warning signs of a type of space weather event can be detected much earlier than with current forecasting techniques – providing critical extra time that could help protect astronauts, NASA scientists say. The Sun sometimes erupts with bursts of light ...

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New space weather warning technique to protect astronauts - Deccan Herald

Fri, 2017-03-03 12:14

New space weather warning technique to protect astronauts
Deccan Herald
Earth's magnetic field and atmosphere protect us on the ground from most of the harmful effects of space weather, but astronauts in low-Earth orbit - or even, one day, in interplanetary space - are more exposed to space weather, including bursts of ...

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Scientists demonstrate improved particle warning to protect astronauts - Space Daily

Fri, 2017-03-03 02:01

Space Daily

Scientists demonstrate improved particle warning to protect astronauts
Space Daily
Our constantly-changing sun sometimes erupts with bursts of light, solar material, or ultra-fast energized particles - collectively, these events contribute to space weather. In a study published Jan. 30, 2017, in Space Weather, scientists from NASA ...

New Space Weather Warning System Could Buy Astronauts Precious Extra Time - Gizmodo

Fri, 2017-03-03 01:20

New Space Weather Warning System Could Buy Astronauts Precious Extra Time
Gizmodo
Space weather is dangerous. Rogue high-energy particles fired off by the Sun can damage radio communications and electronics (including voting machines) here on Earth. By altering their DNA, the radiation can also be a true health hazard to astronauts ...

NASA scientists demonstrate technique to improve particle warnings that protect astronauts - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-03-02 17:29

Phys.Org

NASA scientists demonstrate technique to improve particle warnings that protect astronauts
Phys.Org
Scientists from NASA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research have shown that data from a ground-based instrument called K-Cor can give scientists early warning of a certain type of incoming space weather that can impact astronauts. …more.

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NASA launches mission to save Earth from space weather - International Business Times AU

Thu, 2017-03-02 06:12

International Business Times AU

NASA launches mission to save Earth from space weather
International Business Times AU
“In order to unlock the mysteries of the corona, but also to protect a society that is increasingly dependent on technology from the threats of space weather, we will send Solar Probe Plus to touch the Sun,” NASA said. The agency explained that the ...
Nasa to launch a probe to the surface of the SUN next year to protect Earth from a 'huge solar event'Daily Mail
NASA Plans to Launch Solar Probe in 2018PerfScience
NASA is launching a robotic spacecraft to the SUN next yearMirror.co.uk
Tech Times -Live Science
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