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NASA to study weather in boundary layer between Earth and space - SpaceFlight Insider

Sun, 2018-01-14 11:00

SpaceFlight Insider

NASA to study weather in boundary layer between Earth and space
SpaceFlight Insider
While most people tune-in to their local weather forecasts, and there are those who keep their eyes to the sky for the latest in space weather, the region in which they interact has been largely uncharted. NASA – with the help of two satellites planned ...

CAS, ESA-developed atmospheric sounder improves severe weather forecast - Xinhua

Sun, 2018-01-14 08:46

CAS, ESA-developed atmospheric sounder improves severe weather forecast
Xinhua
BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Scientists have made progress in the development of a millimeter-wave atmospheric sounder that enables more effective monitoring of typhoons and other weather from space. A statement by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS ...

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Southern California's Deadly Mud Flows Seen from Space by NASA - The Weather Channel

Fri, 2018-01-12 22:16

The Weather Channel

Southern California's Deadly Mud Flows Seen from Space by NASA
The Weather Channel
NASA has captured before-and-after imagery of this week's deadly mudflow disaster in Montecito, California. The images also show charred land destroyed by the massive Thomas Fire, which burned for more than a month. NASA has released a pair of images ...

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5 things to know about space heaters - The Daily Nonpareil

Fri, 2018-01-12 07:06

The Daily Nonpareil

5 things to know about space heaters
The Daily Nonpareil
Adding a portable space heater to your cold-weather arsenal could make these bitter winter days a lot more bearable. These heaters used to get a bad rap because of safety concerns, but like many home appliances, today's models are designed to be safer ...

Air Force to bolster weather capabilities with small satellites and sensors - SpaceNews

Thu, 2018-01-11 20:31

SpaceNews

Air Force to bolster weather capabilities with small satellites and sensors
SpaceNews
The Air Force plans to include Energetic Charged Particle sensors on all future satellites to enhance its space weather observations. To bridge the gap created by the end of Defense Meteorological Satellite-19 operations, the Air Force plans to work ...

NOAA's future constellation: large and small satellites in variety of orbits - SpaceNews

Thu, 2018-01-11 17:35

SpaceNews

NOAA's future constellation: large and small satellites in variety of orbits
SpaceNews
The constellation could include satellites in highly elliptical geosynchronous Tundra orbits, which would improve observation of high-latitude regions and provide additional resiliency for mid-latitude imagery, plus a dedicated space weather mission at ...

Tracing how disaster impacts escalate will improve emergency responses - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2018-01-11 17:26

Tracing how disaster impacts escalate will improve emergency responses
EurekAlert (press release)
Mapping common pathways along which the effects of natural and man-made disasters travel allows more flexible and resilient responses in the future, according to UCL researchers. Naturally occurring extreme space weather events or man-made cyber ...

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'Fastest vehicle of all time' built by NASA is brain-meltingly quick - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2018-01-11 12:42

Express.co.uk

'Fastest vehicle of all time' built by NASA is brain-meltingly quick
Express.co.uk
Disturbances in the solar wind shake Earth's magnetic field and pump energy into the radiation belts, part of a set of changes in near-Earth space known as space weather. * Space weather can change the orbits of satellites, shorten their lifetimes, or ...

Aerospace Corp. warns of terrestrial interference with critical satellite services - SpaceNews

Thu, 2018-01-11 04:46

SpaceNews

Aerospace Corp. warns of terrestrial interference with critical satellite services
SpaceNews
“We all rely on that information and to monitor water levels up and downstream from reservoirs or retention basins,” Fitzgerald said in an interview. “The information is vitally important to safety.” The stream gauges Fitzgerald watches are among the ...

5 things to know about space heaters - Omaha World-Herald

Wed, 2018-01-10 19:07

Omaha World-Herald

5 things to know about space heaters
Omaha World-Herald
Adding a portable space heater to your cold-weather arsenal could make these bitter winter days a lot more bearable. These heaters used to get a bad rap because of safety concerns, but like many home appliances, today's models are designed to be safer ...

Ralph Stoffler: Air Force Seeks to Expand Space Weather Forecasting Capacity - ExecutiveGov

Wed, 2018-01-10 18:57

Ralph Stoffler: Air Force Seeks to Expand Space Weather Forecasting Capacity
ExecutiveGov
The U.S. Air Force has entered into international partnerships as part of efforts to increase the service branch's capacity to forecast space weather events that may affect U.S. military satellites, Space News reported Tuesday. Ralph Stoffler, Air ...

Ralph Stoffler: Air Force Seeks to Expand Space Weather Forecasting Capacity - ExecutiveGov

Wed, 2018-01-10 18:56

Ralph Stoffler: Air Force Seeks to Expand Space Weather Forecasting Capacity
ExecutiveGov
The U.S. Air Force has entered into international partnerships as part of efforts to increase the service branch's capacity to forecast space weather events that may affect U.S. military satellites, Space News reported Tuesday. Ralph Stoffler, Air ...

How Lockheed Martin's Silicon Valley Arm Get Space Tech Into The Mainstream - Forbes

Wed, 2018-01-10 17:17

Forbes

How Lockheed Martin's Silicon Valley Arm Get Space Tech Into The Mainstream
Forbes
This energy gets released in a solar storm, which spits out magnetic and electrical charges to earth — space weather that causes the Aurora Borealis lights to twinkle. While the pretty light show is completely harmless, sometimes the solar flare is so ...

Satellite to scan 'border of Earth and space' - The Hindu

Wed, 2018-01-10 11:22

The Hindu

Satellite to scan 'border of Earth and space'
The Hindu
NASA is set to launch a satellite that will examine the Earth's upper atmosphere to see how the boundary between our planet and space changes over time, the U.S. space agency said. The new mission, called Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk ...

Air Force looks to companies, international partners in quest to improve space weather forecasting - SpaceNews

Wed, 2018-01-10 01:18

SpaceNews

Air Force looks to companies, international partners in quest to improve space weather forecasting
SpaceNews
“We fully expect to go down the pathway of buying commercial data, both space-based and terrestrial, to improve our forecasts,” Stoffler said. “That's definitely in the cards and that's what we are going to need.” The Air Force also is expanding ...

Colorado startup eyes a cheaper way to track weather from space - The Business Journals

Tue, 2018-01-09 19:42

The Business Journals

Colorado startup eyes a cheaper way to track weather from space
The Business Journals
OMS envisions eventually having 40 satellites, a $70 million fleet expected to capture 30 times more real-time weather data than JPSS-1's microwave sounder. Orbital Micro Systems is in talks with large airlines and insurance companies looking at using ...

NASA ROSES-2017 Amendment 59: New Opportunity in B.11 H-SWO2R - Space Ref (press release)

Tue, 2018-01-09 19:39

NASA ROSES-2017 Amendment 59: New Opportunity in B.11 H-SWO2R
Space Ref (press release)
NASA's role is to implement and support a national research program to understand the Sun and its interactions with Earth and the Solar System to advance space weather modeling and prediction capabilities applicable to space weather forecasting ...

NASA ROSES-2017 Amendment 59: New Opportunity in B.11 H-SWO2R - Space Ref (press release)

Tue, 2018-01-09 19:39

NASA ROSES-2017 Amendment 59: New Opportunity in B.11 H-SWO2R
Space Ref (press release)
NASA's role is to implement and support a national research program to understand the Sun and its interactions with Earth and the Solar System to advance space weather modeling and prediction capabilities applicable to space weather forecasting ...

Colorado startup eyes a cheaper way to track weather from space - Denver Business Journal

Tue, 2018-01-09 18:18

Denver Business Journal

Colorado startup eyes a cheaper way to track weather from space
Denver Business Journal
... a cost-effective approach to more real-time weather forecasting. Hosack and Gasiewski met the next year at a scientific conference. “Within a matter of about an hour, we shook hands and said 'let's do this',” Hosack said. The small company is ...

NOAA updates its weather constellation and retires an old workhorse - SpaceNews

Tue, 2018-01-09 04:21

SpaceNews

NOAA updates its weather constellation and retires an old workhorse
SpaceNews
AUSTIN, Texas — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationannounced plans Jan. 8 to retire its decade-old Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 13 to make way for its next generation: GOES 16 launched in 2016 and GOES-S ...

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