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Revolutions in understanding the ionosphere, Earth's interface to space - Phys.Org

Wed, 2016-12-14 18:46

Phys.Org

Revolutions in understanding the ionosphere, Earth's interface to space
Phys.Org
Called the ionosphere, this is Earth's interface to space, the area where Earth's neutral atmosphere and terrestrial weather give way to the space environment that dominates most of the rest of the universe - an environment that hosts charged particles ...

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New-generation geostationary weather satellite launched by China - Spaceflight Now

Tue, 2016-12-13 16:04

Spaceflight Now

New-generation geostationary weather satellite launched by China
Spaceflight Now
Credit: CMA. The new satellite generation, beginning with Fengyun 4A, will support “various weather-related services, including weather forecasting, disaster prevention and reduction, and monitoring and warning of space weather,” the China ...

[ December 11, 2016 ] New-generation geostationary weather satellite launched by China News - Spaceflight Now

Tue, 2016-12-13 16:04

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[ December 11, 2016 ] New-generation geostationary weather satellite launched by China News
Spaceflight Now
Credit: CMA. The new satellite generation, beginning with Fengyun 4A, will support “various weather-related services, including weather forecasting, disaster prevention and reduction, and monitoring and warning of space weather,” the China ...
China's new weather satellite a quantum leapGlobal Times
Long March 3B launches Fengyun-4A meteorological spacecraftNASASpaceflight.com
China's Fengyun-4-01 Makes Headway To 99.5 Degrees EastSatNews Publishers
gbtimes -SpaceFlight Insider -Women of China
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Christmas delivery at space station, courtesy of Japan - KFVS

Tue, 2016-12-13 12:48

Christmas delivery at space station, courtesy of Japan
KFVS
(AP) - Christmas gifts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, courtesy of Japan. A Japanese cargo ship pulled up at the orbiting lab four days after launching. The capsule - called Kounotori, or white stork - contains nearly 5 tons of ...

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Vermont maple syrup spotted in space - WCAX

Mon, 2016-12-12 23:58

Vermont maple syrup spotted in space
WCAX
A Vermont maple syrup producer got a sweet surprise when they saw their product in a very unlikely place. Butternut Mountain Farm in Morrisville routinely ships its syrup hundreds of miles away, but this Green Mountain gold usually reaches its ...

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Space weather: Gas giant planet HAT-P-7 b has weather phenomena in atmosphere - International Business Times UK

Mon, 2016-12-12 19:14

International Business Times UK

Space weather: Gas giant planet HAT-P-7 b has weather phenomena in atmosphere
International Business Times UK
HAT-P-7 b An artist's impression of HAT-P-7 b, which has been observed to have weather phenomena in its atmosphere. It is the first time that such events have been seen on a giant exoplanet.NASA; ESA; G. Bacon, STScI. We have noticed you are using an ...
Jewel Clouds? Exotic Weather Sweeps Across Giant Alien PlanetSpace.com
First exoplanet weather report shows clouds of ruby and sapphireNew Scientist
Here's the first weather report for an exoplanetPBS NewsHour
EarthSky -RTE.ie -Daily Star
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Space heater safety tips - KFVS

Mon, 2016-12-12 17:00

Space heater safety tips
KFVS
Make sure your space heater has the label showing that it is listed by a recognized testing laboratory. ... Space heaters are only meant to provide supplemental heat and should never be used to warm bedding, cook food, dry clothing or thaw pipes.

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China's new weather satellite a quantum leap - Global Times

Sun, 2016-12-11 17:16

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China's new weather satellite a quantum leap
Global Times
"The biggest breakthrough of the Fengyun-4 satellite is that it is three-axis stabilized, which will improve the accuracy of climate monitoring data and directly enhance weather forecasting and early warning capability," Jiao Weixin, a space science ...
Long March 3B launches Fengyun-4A meteorological spacecraftNASASpaceflight.com
China launched next-generation geostationary meteorological satellite FY-4-01Shanghai Daily (subscription)
Long March 3B sends Fengyun-4A weather satellite into orbitSpaceFlight Insider
Women of China -gbtimes -Satellite PR News (press release)
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Long March 3B launches Fengyun-4A meteorological spacecraft - NASASpaceflight.com

Sat, 2016-12-10 17:34

Long March 3B launches Fengyun-4A meteorological spacecraft
NASASpaceflight.com
The satellite also carries instrumentation for solar observations for extreme ultraviolet and X-rays, in a bid to enhance China's space weather watch and warning capability. The new FY-4 series will comprise satellites will optical and microwave variants.

Weather forecasters predict geomagnetic storms will batter the skies ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2016-12-08 22:54

Daily Mail

Weather forecasters predict geomagnetic storms will batter the skies ...
Daily Mail
Space-weather forecasters have issued a G1 Watch through Friday – the lowest classification on the geomagnetic storm scale. For people in high latitudes, this ...

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Space Weather Watch: Keep an Eye Out for Aurora - Motherboard

Thu, 2016-12-08 13:42

Space Weather Watch: Keep an Eye Out for Aurora
Motherboard
Heads up, we're under a space weather watch. Potential minor geomagnetic storm activity, as reported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, started kicking up on the sun earlier on December 7. We Earthlings are cozied up to level G1 on ...

Space Weather Watch: Keep an Eye Out for Aurora - Motherboard

Thu, 2016-12-08 13:42

Motherboard

Space Weather Watch: Keep an Eye Out for Aurora
Motherboard
Heads up, we're under a space weather watch. Potential minor geomagnetic storm activity, as reported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, started kicking up on the sun earlier on December 7. We Earthlings are cozied up to level G1 on ...

New NASA Satellite Could Transform Weather Forecasting - Wunderground.com (blog)

Wed, 2016-12-07 21:22

Wunderground.com (blog)

New NASA Satellite Could Transform Weather Forecasting
Wunderground.com (blog)
It is also designed to monitor space weather — electromagnetic radiation, which can penetrate the Earth's atmosphere and wreak havoc with navigation systems, computers, power grids and other electronics. Given President Obama's recent efforts to ...
Eyes in the Sky: Trump Cutting NASA Earth Observations Would be a Costly MistakeTheInertia.com
Scientists around the world are worried about a Trump team proposal to ax NASA's 58-year mission to study the EarthBusiness Insider
Trump to scrap Nasa climate research in crackdown on 'politicized science'The Guardian
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Ice base which found hole in ozone layer in danger of falling into chasm - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 2016-12-06 16:44

Telegraph.co.uk

Ice base which found hole in ozone layer in danger of falling into chasm
Telegraph.co.uk
Space weather data captured at Halley VI contributes to the Space Environment Impacts Expert Group that provides advice to Government on the impact of space weather on UK infrastructure and business. The station is also home to an ongoing European ...

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GOES-R heads to orbit, will improve weather forecasting - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Tue, 2016-12-06 14:56

Phys.Org

GOES-R heads to orbit, will improve weather forecasting - Phys.org
Phys.Org
GOES-R, the first of NOAA's highly advanced geostationary weather satellites, lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 6:42 p.m. EST today. The satellite will ...
Better Forecasts Ahead for Western Weather and Natural Disasters ...News Deeply

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House's Fiscal 2017 Intelligence Bill Includes Space Weather Program Mgmt Change Provision - ExecutiveGov

Mon, 2016-12-05 15:55

House's Fiscal 2017 Intelligence Bill Includes Space Weather Program Mgmt Change Provision
ExecutiveGov
earth view A fiscal 2017 intelligence spending bill the House approved Thursday contains a provision that would transfer some of the U.S. Air Force's weather satellite missions to the National Reconnaissance Office, Space News reported Friday.

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