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Space war is coming - and Congress wants to create a US 'Space Corps' to fight it - Miami Herald

Mon, 2017-07-10 23:47

Space war is coming - and Congress wants to create a US 'Space Corps' to fight it
Miami Herald
“Will this new entity build a regulatory framework – who flies when, what are the zones, how do we keep everyone safe?” he asked. “What about the environmental intersection when it comes to space weather forecasting for the military? So it's clear why ...

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NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-28 2017 July 9 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2017-07-10 23:23

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-28 2017 July 9
Space Ref (press release)
There is a chance for R1-R2 (Minor-Moderate) radio blackouts during the outlook period. No other significant space weather storms are expected. Data used to provide space weather services are contributed by NOAA, USAF, NASA, NSF, USGS, the ...

Why Researchers Need Better Space Dirt - Scientific American

Mon, 2017-07-10 16:20

Scientific American

Why Researchers Need Better Space Dirt
Scientific American
... technologies such as drills and rovers, and to determine whether astronauts could make structures by feeding space dirt into 3D printers or by compressing it. Scientists use simulants to explore geological processes such as how rocks weather in space.

Severe Weather In Brevard Prompts AAA To Urge Motorists To Be Cautious On Flooded Streets - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Mon, 2017-07-10 05:05

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Severe Weather In Brevard Prompts AAA To Urge Motorists To Be Cautious On Flooded Streets
SpaceCoastDaily.com
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – With the chance for severe thunderstorms predicted this week on the Space Coast, weather is anticipated in Brevard County, AAA urges motorists to be cautious and avoid being on the roads during the storms if possible.

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Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-07-10 03:11

Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
No other significant space weather storms are expected. 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.

Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-07-10 03:11

Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
No other significant space weather storms are expected. 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.

Opinion: Space Weather as a Sustainability Issue - SpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Sun, 2017-07-09 09:06

SpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Opinion: Space Weather as a Sustainability Issue
SpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Weather in space is not something you regularly hear about, but it has an everyday impact we should all be aware of. As part of SpaceWatch Middle East's partnership with Secure World Foundation, we are pleased to publish this essay on space weather and ...

Cloud Kings: 'Geostorm' Film Imagines Human-Controlled Weather - Space.com

Fri, 2017-07-07 21:00

Cloud Kings: 'Geostorm' Film Imagines Human-Controlled Weather
Space.com
A new extended trailer for the upcoming disaster-flick "Geostorm" portrays a future in which humans alter the weather, something real-world scientists have tried to do. In the world of "Geostorm," humans have built spacecraft that can deploy flocks of ...

Alberta's first satellite alive and beaming home data from space - Edmonton Journal

Fri, 2017-07-07 20:42

Edmonton Journal

Alberta's first satellite alive and beaming home data from space
Edmonton Journal
A photo of Earth taken by Ex-Alta 1, the first satellite built in Alberta. The satellite was built by a team at the University of Alberta to study space weather. The on-board camera is primarily used for navigational purposes. AlbertaSat / Supplied ...

Why planetary scientists want better fake space dirt - Nature.com

Fri, 2017-07-07 15:08

Nature.com

Why planetary scientists want better fake space dirt
Nature.com
... technologies such as drills and rovers, and to determine whether astronauts could make structures by feeding space dirt into 3D printers or by compressing it. Scientists use simulants to explore geological processes such as how rocks weather in space.

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Vice president gets insider look at Kennedy Space Center - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com - KLKN

Thu, 2017-07-06 22:45

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Vice president gets insider look at Kennedy Space Center - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com
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(Michael Ciaglo/ Houston Chronicle via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 7, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence tours the historic Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, after welcoming in a new class of astronauts. On Thursda.
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Pence: 'We will put American boots on the face of Mars' - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4KITV Honolulu

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Wait, Geostorm Is a Disaster Comedy Now? - Gizmodo

Thu, 2017-07-06 18:02

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Wait, Geostorm Is a Disaster Comedy Now?
Gizmodo
Warner Bros. has released the latest trailer for Geostorm, the Gerald Butler film that personifies the term “man-made climate change.” And in the span of one trailer, the film has gone from a dark disaster epic to goofball adventure. I guess someone ...
'Geostorm' Trailer Issues an Extreme Weather AlertBloody Disgusting

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Vice president getting inside look at Kennedy Space Center - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com - KLKN

Thu, 2017-07-06 17:55

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Vice president getting inside look at Kennedy Space Center - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com
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(Michael Ciaglo/ Houston Chronicle via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 7, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence tours the historic Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, after welcoming in a new class of astronauts. On Thursda.

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Vice president gets insider look at Kennedy Space Center - WSB Radio

Thu, 2017-07-06 17:51

WSB Radio

Vice president gets insider look at Kennedy Space Center
WSB Radio
Vice President Mike Pence got an insider's look at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday and promised more glory days ahead for "this gateway to the stars." Pence is heading up a newly revived National Space Council. President Donald Trump re-established ...
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Pence: 'We will put American boots on the face of Mars' - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4KITV Honolulu
It's Not Just Mike Pence. Americans Are Wary of Being Alone With the Opposite Sex.New York Times

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500000 pieces of space junk whirl around Earth: How this fast-moving debris poses risks to spacecraft, crew - AccuWeather.com

Thu, 2017-07-06 13:35

AccuWeather.com

500000 pieces of space junk whirl around Earth: How this fast-moving debris poses risks to spacecraft, crew
AccuWeather.com
For more than 50 years, humans have been breaking the tether of Earth's gravity and launching objects into space, but remnants of these stellar explorations are left circling the planet, posing a risk to future missions. At the moment, NASA has tracked ...

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Aurora time-lapse video dazzles from space - CNET

Wed, 2017-07-05 19:19

CNET

Aurora time-lapse video dazzles from space
CNET
NASA explains auroras as "a space weather phenomenon that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere." That scientific explanation may sound a little dry, but the sheer artistry of the ...

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Solar minimum is coming - EarthSky

Wed, 2017-07-05 13:12

EarthSky

Solar minimum is coming
EarthSky
For example, during solar minimum, the sun can develop long-lived coronal holes. And during solar minimum, the effects of Earth's upper atmosphere on satellites in low Earth orbit changes too. There are unique space weather effects that get stronger ...

Stellar activity could make exoplanets orbiting cool stars uninhabitable - The Space Reporter

Wed, 2017-07-05 12:16

The Space Reporter

Stellar activity could make exoplanets orbiting cool stars uninhabitable
The Space Reporter
Within the model, they plotted the path of hypothetical CMEs emanating from an actual cool star, V374 Pegasi. CMES, which are explosions of plasma and magnetic field that erupt on stars, produce space weather capable of disturbing electronic equipment ...

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China rocket failure likely to set back next space missions - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com - KLKN

Wed, 2017-07-05 03:55

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China rocket failure likely to set back next space missions - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com
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(CCTV via AP Video). In this image taken from video footage run by China's CCTV via AP Video, a Long March 5 rocket lifts off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan province on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Authorities say the Long ...

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In Fourth of July ceremony, 22 immigrants become US citizens in Annapolis - Baltimore Sun

Tue, 2017-07-04 20:12

Baltimore Sun

In Fourth of July ceremony, 22 immigrants become US citizens in Annapolis
Baltimore Sun
Nieves-Chinchilla has been in the U.S. for 11 years, studying space weather and solar activity for the Catholic University of America's Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt ...

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