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New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowships and ... - New Mexico State University NewsCenter

Thu, 2017-12-21 21:49

New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowships and ...
New Mexico State University NewsCenter
The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC) awarded fourteen New Mexico State University, College of A&S students.

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'Game of Thrones' Climate Simulator Explains Crazy Weather of Westeros - Space.com

Thu, 2017-12-21 20:43

Space.com

'Game of Thrones' Climate Simulator Explains Crazy Weather of Westeros
Space.com
I mean, if Jon Snow could be brought back from the dead and if the sorceress can appear young despite being quite old, surely she knows something about warping space-time. While the researchers certainly produced the lengthy study as fans, the out-of ...

Apple floats to space on homemade weather balloon - FreshPlaza

Thu, 2017-12-21 14:49

FreshPlaza

Apple floats to space on homemade weather balloon
FreshPlaza
Apple floats to space on homemade weather balloon. Domex Superfresh Growers® marked the “launch” of its 2017 Autumn Glory apple harvest by sending an actual Autumn Glory apple into the stratosphere using an in-house, team-designed weather balloon ...

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Report Highlights Social and Economic Impacts of Space Weather - Space Daily

Thu, 2017-12-21 13:55

Report Highlights Social and Economic Impacts of Space Weather
Space Daily
Some experts in the emergency management community believe that the first "trillion-dollar storm" won't come in the form of a tornado, hurricane, or flood, but rather will come from the sun. A new report funded by NOAA's National Weather Service begins ...

SpaceX at 50 – From taming Falcon 1 to achieving cadence in Falcon 9 - NASASpaceflight.com

Wed, 2017-12-20 20:58

NASASpaceflight.com

SpaceX at 50 – From taming Falcon 1 to achieving cadence in Falcon 9
NASASpaceflight.com
A long-delayed space weather research satellite developed in partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA and the US Air Force, DSCOVR was deployed into a very highly elliptical orbit, placing it on course for ...

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NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite declared operational - Spaceflight Now

Wed, 2017-12-20 18:34

Spaceflight Now

NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite declared operational
Spaceflight Now
Built by Lockheed Martin, GOES-16 carries a high-performance camera called the Advanced Baseline Imager, plus a lightning mapper and sensors to monitor solar activity and space weather. The Advanced Baseline Imager includes 16 imaging filters to take ...

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Meet the Unlikely Hero Who Predicted Hurricane Harvey's Floods - WIRED

Wed, 2017-12-20 12:00

WIRED

Meet the Unlikely Hero Who Predicted Hurricane Harvey's Floods
WIRED
On August 24 at 8:20 pm, a 44-year-old moonlighting meteorologist named Eric Berger was nearly finished writing a post for his Houston-centric blog, Space City Weather, titled “Harvey Late Night: Some Final Thursday Thoughts.” He was in his home office ...

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Exploding stars are influencing our weather, scientists find - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 2017-12-19 14:08

Telegraph.co.uk

Exploding stars are influencing our weather, scientists find
Telegraph.co.uk
As more clouds form, the climate cools, which can have a major impact on the long term weather. The researchers claim that cosmic rays, coupled with the activity of the Sun, were linked to the Medieval Warm Period around year 1000AD and the cold period ...
How exploding stars influence Earth's weather: Cosmic rays rain down through the planet's atmosphere to help seed ...Daily Mail
Supernovae Could Indirectly Affect Cloud Formation On EarthIFLScience

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Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery - The Denver Post

Mon, 2017-12-18 17:13

The Denver Post

Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery
The Denver Post
University of Colorado students working on the Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment, which helped solve a 60-year-old space mystery. Thanks to a shoebox-sized satellite built by University of Colorado students, a decades-old mystery surrounding ...

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Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery - The Denver Post

Mon, 2017-12-18 17:13

The Denver Post

Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery
The Denver Post
University of Colorado students working on the Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment, which helped solve a 60-year-old space mystery. Thanks to a shoebox-sized satellite built by University of Colorado students, a decades-old mystery surrounding ...

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Mary K. Hudson Receives 2017 John Adam Fleming Medal - Eos

Mon, 2017-12-18 14:24

Eos

Mary K. Hudson Receives 2017 John Adam Fleming Medal
Eos
Mary has unselfishly served the space research communities in numerous significant capacities. These include as co-PI for the decade-long National Science Foundation (NSF) Science and Technology Center CISM (Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling ...

Team proposes new space-weather forecasting method - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-12-18 12:55

Phys.Org

Team proposes new space-weather forecasting method
Phys.Org
At the start of the 20th century, renowned Russian scientist Alexander Chizhevsky proposed the idea of space weather and laid the foundation for the emergence of a new branch of science exploring the relationship between the sun and the Earth. He ...
Eclipse 2017: Science from the Moon's ShadowSpace Daily

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Mon, 2017-12-18 09:02

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
NEC's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and Lockheed Martin's space domain expertise offer new opportunities in developing enhanced integrated satellite and spacecraft operations with uniquely developed prescriptive analytics. These ...

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Mon, 2017-12-18 09:02

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
NEC's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and Lockheed Martin's space domain expertise offer new opportunities in developing enhanced integrated satellite and spacecraft operations with uniquely developed prescriptive analytics. These ...

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Shoebox-sized, CU Boulder student built satellite solves 60-year-old space mystery - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 2017-12-17 19:08

Shoebox-sized, CU Boulder student built satellite solves 60-year-old space mystery
Boulder Daily Camera
The study was largely funded by the National Science Foundation. Additional study co-authors include researcher Hong Zhao of LASP, graduate student Kun Zhang of CU Boulder aerospace engineering sciences and a handful of other scientists from across the ...

3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Sun, 2017-12-17 15:01

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai and Scott Tingle ...

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Lockheed Martin, NEC to enhance satellites, space travel with AI - Japan Today

Sat, 2017-12-16 22:34

Lockheed Martin, NEC to enhance satellites, space travel with AI
Japan Today
NEC's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and Lockheed Martin's space domain expertise offer new opportunities in developing enhanced integrated satellite and spacecraft operations with uniquely developed prescriptive analytics. These ...

Six-decade-old space mystery solved with shoebox-sized satellite called a CubeSat - Science Daily

Fri, 2017-12-15 19:42

Science Daily

Six-decade-old space mystery solved with shoebox-sized satellite called a CubeSat
Science Daily
"The findings will significantly improve our understanding of the Earth-space environment. It's exciting to see NSF-funded CubeSats -- built by undergraduate and graduate students -- at the center of a significant scientific discovery." The CubeSat ...

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60-Year-Old Space Mystery Solved by CubeSat - Laboratory Equipment

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:08

Geek

60-Year-Old Space Mystery Solved by CubeSat
Laboratory Equipment
"The findings will significantly improve our understanding of the Earth-space environment. It's exciting to see NSF-funded CubeSats -- built by undergraduate and graduate students -- at the center of a significant scientific discovery." The CubeSat ...
Student Satellite Solves 60-Year-Old Space MysteryGeek
Small Student Satellite Solves Scientific DilemmaValueWalk
Cosmic Ray Space Mystery That Baffled Scientists for 60 Years Solved by College Kids With a Tiny SatelliteYahoo News UK

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Weather looks good for today's planned SpaceX launch - Orlando Sentinel

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:50

Orlando Sentinel

Weather looks good for today's planned SpaceX launch
Orlando Sentinel
The Dragon will remain attached to the ISS for a month before it returns to Earth. The launch will be the first SpaceX launch for NASA featuring an already-used first stage booster for the Falcon 9. The company has already reused boosters for three ...
Weather looks good for SpaceX launch to ISS and landing at Cape CanaveralFlorida Today
Watch SpaceX fly its first used rocket for NASAThe Verge
SpaceX cargo mission to International Space Station set for launchThe Indian Express
Ars Technica
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