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UK's Antarctica research base to relocate as 'precautionary measure' - The Guardian

Mon, 2017-01-16 21:26

Mirror.co.uk

UK's Antarctica research base to relocate as 'precautionary measure'
The Guardian
The station is a platform for global Earth, atmospheric and space weather observation in a climate-sensitive zone. Crucial research carried out at the base includes studies such as the impact of extreme space weather events and climate change. Halley ...
UK to close Halley Research Station in Antarctica for winterKLKN
British scientists to close Antarctica research stationDaily Mail
British Antarctic base to shut over ice crackSky News
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UK to close Halley Research Station in Antarctica for winter - KLKN

Mon, 2017-01-16 18:19

UK to close Halley Research Station in Antarctica for winter
KLKN
The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent shock waves through Virginia's capital city. More than 11 years later,...More >>. The brutal murders of a well-known ...

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Weather 70% 'GO' For SBIRS Atlas V Rocket Launch From Florida - Brevard Times

Mon, 2017-01-16 18:05

Spaceflight Now

Weather 70% 'GO' For SBIRS Atlas V Rocket Launch From Florida
Brevard Times
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- Weather is 70% go for Thursday's launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 configuration rocket carrying a Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 3 mission from Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape ...
[ January 15, 2017 ] Weather forecast 70 percent 'go' for Thursday's Atlas 5 rocket launch Atlas 5Spaceflight Now
ULA's First Launch of 2017... USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Detects Missiles and Incoming ThreatsSatNews Publishers

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SMi's 12th Annual Military Space Situational Awareness... London in April an Early Bird Offer - SatNews Publishers

Mon, 2017-01-16 09:00

SatNews Publishers

SMi's 12th Annual Military Space Situational Awareness... London in April an Early Bird Offer
SatNews Publishers
Space is now extremely contested, congested and competitive as more and more countries and organizations gain access to space technology. High amounts of orbiting traffic is not the only threat; space weather, debris and ground based electronic and ...

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[ January 15, 2017 ] Weather forecast 70 percent 'go' for Thursday's Atlas 5 rocket launch Atlas 5 - Spaceflight Now

Sun, 2017-01-15 21:07

Spaceflight Now

[ January 15, 2017 ] Weather forecast 70 percent 'go' for Thursday's Atlas 5 rocket launch Atlas 5
Spaceflight Now
CAPE CANAVERAL — Meteorologists are anticipating favorable odds of good weather during the countdown to launch an Atlas 5 rocket and U.S. military satellite on Thursday evening from Cape Canaveral. The day's 40-minute launch opportunity that is timed ...

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Boulder scientists' expertise tapped in forecast of continuing solar ... - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 2017-01-15 17:03

Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder scientists' expertise tapped in forecast of continuing solar ...
Boulder Daily Camera
Although the sun has been quiet of late and could be becoming more so, the Earth may still be in danger of a cataclysmic solar event that could shut down power ...

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Boulder scientists' expertise tapped in forecast of continuing solar quiet - Longmont Times-Call

Sun, 2017-01-15 17:02

Longmont Times-Call

Boulder scientists' expertise tapped in forecast of continuing solar quiet
Longmont Times-Call
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Space Weather Forecasters Ken Tegnell, left, and Jeff Stankiewicz work together to monitor the sun at the Space Weather Prediction Center on Friday on the NOAA campus in Boulder. For more photos of the ...

Boulder scientists' expertise tapped in forecast of continuing solar quiet - Longmont Times-Call

Sun, 2017-01-15 17:02

Longmont Times-Call

Boulder scientists' expertise tapped in forecast of continuing solar quiet
Longmont Times-Call
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Space Weather Forecasters Ken Tegnell, left, and Jeff Stankiewicz work together to monitor the sun at the Space Weather Prediction Center on Friday on the NOAA campus in Boulder. For more photos of the ...

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UAF space physicist shoots for the stars and catches it all on film - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2017-01-15 02:57

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

UAF space physicist shoots for the stars and catches it all on film
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The space physicist is researching what causes a rare kind of aurora. He saw it through a highly sensitive camera that he helps operate at Poker Flat Research Range. Called Allsky, the camera captures a fisheye view of the night sky and feeds real-time ...

We can now watch solar storms in real time, and it's going to be epic - ScienceAlert

Sat, 2017-01-14 03:03

We can now watch solar storms in real time, and it's going to be epic
ScienceAlert
Scientists have now got access to the most detailed real-time images of the Sun ever, thanks to a new upgrade to the world's highest-resolution solar telescope at the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California. The new capabilities mean it'll be ...

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Killer whales could have quiet space off Washington coast - KLKN

Fri, 2017-01-13 23:26

KLKN

Killer whales could have quiet space off Washington coast
KLKN
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE -- In this photo (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE -- In this photo taken July 31, 2015, an orca whale leaps out of the water near a whale watching boat in the Salish Sea in the San Juan Islands, Wash. The ...

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INTERVIEW: Space technology can help create a better world – Simonetta Di Pippo, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs - UN News Centre

Fri, 2017-01-13 15:25

UN News Centre

INTERVIEW: Space technology can help create a better world – Simonetta Di Pippo, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs
UN News Centre
The call has been issued by one of the few women leaders in the sector: Italian astrophysicist Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). Based in Vienna, UNOOSA promotes international ..... Scott has ...

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Near Record Warmth - Alabama News - Alabama News Network (press release)

Fri, 2017-01-13 12:43

Near Record Warmth - Alabama News
Alabama News Network (press release)
TODAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND: The ridge is going to remain in place and that means we are going to continue to experience more spring-like warmth ...

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Charon Is Pluto's First Line of Defense Against Solar Wind Onslaught - Space.com

Fri, 2017-01-13 00:28

Charon Is Pluto's First Line of Defense Against Solar Wind Onslaught
Space.com
Space weather can be a nightmare for planetary atmospheres, particularly for ones that don't have a magnetic field to protect them — unlike Earth's, which has a powerful magnetosphere acting as a shield. It might therefore be strange to hear that ...

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Charon Is Pluto's First Line of Defense Against Solar Wind Onslaught - Seeker

Thu, 2017-01-12 19:32

Seeker

Charon Is Pluto's First Line of Defense Against Solar Wind Onslaught
Seeker
Space weather can be a nightmare for planetary atmospheres, particularly for ones that don't have a magnetic field to protect them — unlike Earth's, which has a powerful magnetosphere acting as a shield. It might therefore be strange to hear that ...

Video: The European Union - US 2nd Space Policy Conference - Space Ref (press release)

Thu, 2017-01-12 16:20

Video: The European Union - US 2nd Space Policy Conference
Space Ref (press release)
This conference will therefore discuss ways to foster the use of space-based services (Earth observation, navigation, satellite communications for broadband) and to develop cooperation in new areas such as space surveillance and tracking, space weather ...

Hurricanes, flooding and … space weather? Here are the top threats to Denmark - The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

Thu, 2017-01-12 12:13

The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

Hurricanes, flooding and … space weather? Here are the top threats to Denmark
The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english
Forget the Russians, Donald Trump and Chris McDonald. The real threats to Denmark are volatile weather, virulent disease and disasters. The emergency response authority, Beredskabsstyrelsen, has revealed the 13 biggest threats to Denmark it its first ...

NASA image shows vast 'hole' spreading across the solar surface - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-01-12 00:09

Daily Mail

NASA image shows vast 'hole' spreading across the solar surface
Daily Mail
Space-weather forecasters issued a 'G2 alert', the second lowest classification on the geomagnetic storm scale. 'The principal users affected by geomagnetic storms are the electrical power grid, spacecraft operations, users of radio signals that ...

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Venus reaches highest point; Full moon Thursday - AccuWeather.com (blog)

Wed, 2017-01-11 22:22

AccuWeather.com (blog)

Venus reaches highest point; Full moon Thursday
AccuWeather.com (blog)
Two major astronomical events will occur Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The full "wolf" moon rises. Then we have the greatest eastern elongation of Venus! I am sure you have noticed Venus in the night sky. It is hard to miss. It shines much brighter than any ...

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Venus reaches highest point; Full moon Thursday - AccuWeather.com (blog)

Wed, 2017-01-11 22:18

Venus reaches highest point; Full moon Thursday
AccuWeather.com (blog)
Two major astronomical events will occur Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The full "wolf" moon rises. Then we have the greatest eastern elongation of Venus! I am sure you have noticed Venus in the night sky. It is hard to miss. It shines much brighter than any ...

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