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Space Weather Threat to Australian Power Networks Assessed - Eos

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:57

Space Weather Threat to Australian Power Networks Assessed
Eos
They combined mathematical models of space weather with maps of the power grid provided by the power companies to simulate how geomagnetic storms would affect the grid. They started by testing the model on two storms considered intense: in October ...

Rocket Issue Delays Launch of Advanced New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite - Space.com

Tue, 2017-11-14 11:46

Space.com

Rocket Issue Delays Launch of Advanced New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite
Space.com
A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket stands atop Space Launch Complex 2 on Nov. 13, 2017 as the pad gantry is rolled back in preparation for the launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System 1 weather satellite. An attempted launch on Nov. 14 was ...
Crucial US weather forecasting satellite launches WednesdayMashable
New weather satellite promises quantum leap in forecastingUSA TODAY
Delayed Vandenberg launch set to carry weather satellite into orbitThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
SpaceFlight Insider -NASASpaceflight.com -Spaceflight Now -NESDIS
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In 1770, a huge solar storm turned the skies of Asia red for two weeks - Wired.co.uk

Tue, 2017-11-14 09:01

Wired.co.uk

In 1770, a huge solar storm turned the skies of Asia red for two weeks
Wired.co.uk
Scientists at Nasa have been warning for some time of the dangers of space weather affecting the Earth, and particularly the danger of solar storms. In 1770, disruption caused by such storms was minimal. In 2017, it would be far greater. “Facing such ...

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Loft Orbital raises $3.2 million to build condo constellation for those who don't want to own satellites - SpaceNews

Tue, 2017-11-14 00:49

SpaceNews

Loft Orbital raises $3.2 million to build condo constellation for those who don't want to own satellites
SpaceNews
... Alexander Greenberg and Pierre-Damien Vaujour — all of whom once worked for nanosatellite operator Spire — are targeting as customers various companies, academics and government agencies that want to collect data from spaceweather, imagery, ...

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Tiny Weather Satellite Will Boost Storm Forecasts - Space.com

Tue, 2017-11-14 00:46

Space.com

Tiny Weather Satellite Will Boost Storm Forecasts
Space.com
The Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration (MiRaTA) cubesat is expected to launch to space on Tuesday (Nov. 14) alongside another weather satellite called the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), and four other cubesats. MiRaTA is designed ...

New Weather-Watching Satellite Brings Suite of Advanced Tools - Space.com

Mon, 2017-11-13 20:01

Space.com

New Weather-Watching Satellite Brings Suite of Advanced Tools
Space.com
JPSS-1 is the first in a series of upgraded weather satellites operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in partnership with NASA. The five scientific instruments aboard the JPSS-1 can provide information about Earth's ...
Like going 'from an old flip-phone to an iPhone X:' New weather satellite promises quantum leap in forecastingUSA TODAY
NASA And NOAA Launch JPSS Weather Satellite Tuesday, Watch LiveInternational Business Times

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Pizza, ice cream speeding toward International Space Station, astronauts can't wait - WSB Radio

Mon, 2017-11-13 19:52

WSB Radio

Pizza, ice cream speeding toward International Space Station, astronauts can't wait
WSB Radio
Frozen pizza and ice cream treats are among the 7,400 pounds of cargo items barreling toward the International Space Station on a Cygnus spacecraft. >> Read more trending news. NASA launched the cargo ship aboard an unmanned Antares rocket rocket ...
A tale of two rocketsThe Space Review
Wayward plane blocks space station launchCBS News
Antares launch to resupply space station halted by wayward airplaneSpaceflight Now
Space.com -Ars Technica
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NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-46 2017 November 13 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:50

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-46 2017 November 13
Space Ref (press release)
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. More information is available at SWPC's Web site ...

Gonzalez Receives 2017 Space Weather and Nonlinear Waves and Processes Prize - Eos

Mon, 2017-11-13 14:04

Eos

Gonzalez Receives 2017 Space Weather and Nonlinear Waves and Processes Prize
Eos
Walter Gonzalez will receive the Space Weather and Nonlinear Waves and Processes Prize at the 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 11–15 December in New Orleans, La. The award recognizes “cutting-edge work in the fields of ...

Why SA's monitoring what the weather in space is like - Times LIVE

Mon, 2017-11-13 11:43

Times LIVE

Why SA's monitoring what the weather in space is like
Times LIVE
Their cutting-edge space-weather research is beaming the Hermanus division of the SA National Space Agency (Sansa) to infinity and beyond. "Are you hiding any aliens?" the man asks. Elisa Fraser smiles. She's heard the question a few times. Fraser ...

Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-11-13 07:27

Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
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. More information is available at SWPC's Web site ...

Venus, Jupiter to Converge in Brilliant Cosmic Conjunction - The Weather Channel

Mon, 2017-11-13 01:22

The Weather Channel

Venus, Jupiter to Converge in Brilliant Cosmic Conjunction
The Weather Channel
FREE In Google Play. Get. Connection restored! The Weather Company. Show me the weather in... city, zip, or place. Recently searched. No items to display. Find me. US°F. °F | °C. Americas. Africa. Asia Pacific. Europe. Middle East. No items to display ...

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Frozen treats, other supplies rocketing toward space station - WSB Radio

Sun, 2017-11-12 14:33

WSB Radio

Frozen treats, other supplies rocketing toward space station
WSB Radio
A stash of frozen treats and other supplies rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, this time from Virginia's cold eastern shore. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, launched the cargo ship just after sunrise from Wallops Island ...
Antares launch to resupply space station halted by wayward airplaneSpaceflight Now
Wayward plane blocks space station launch10TV
Live on the US East Coast? Look Up to See a Rocket Launch Sunday MorningSpace.com
SpaceNews -International Business Times -Delmarva Daily Times
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Launch of NASA ionospheric probe delayed to examine rocket issue - Spaceflight Now

Sat, 2017-11-11 12:05

Spaceflight Now

Launch of NASA ionospheric probe delayed to examine rocket issue
Spaceflight Now
Developed on a budget of approximately $200 million, ICON will observe an upper layer of Earth's atmosphere called the ionosphere, where influences from terrestrial weather patterns meet the space environment. From a 357-mile-high (575-kilometer) orbit ...

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Meteorites found from September BC, Alberta fireball - The Weather Network

Fri, 2017-11-10 20:58

The Weather Network

Meteorites found from September BC, Alberta fireball
The Weather Network
Friday, November 10, 2017, 2:47 PM - When cameras captured a bright meteor fireball streak across the sky over B.C. and Alberta back in September, it sparked a search for fragments of the space rock that caused it, and this search appears to have paid off!

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Space station getting delivery from Virginia for a change - WSB Radio

Fri, 2017-11-10 18:51

WSB Radio

Space station getting delivery from Virginia for a change
WSB Radio
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The International Space Station is getting a delivery shipped from Virginia for a change. Orbital ATK, one of NASA's chief suppliers, plans to launch the capsule Saturday morning from Wallops Island, aboard an unmanned Antares ...
Antares rocket rolled to Virginia launch pad for station cargo runSpaceflight Now
Rocket launch to space station might be visible in RichmondWWBT NBC12 News
SS Gene Cernan set to conduct cargo run to International Space StationSpaceFlight Insider
Daily Press -Business Wire (press release) -Ars Technica
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CubeSat To Test Miniaturized Weather Satellite Technology ... - Space Ref (press release)

Fri, 2017-11-10 02:09

Space Ref (press release)

CubeSat To Test Miniaturized Weather Satellite Technology ...
Space Ref (press release)
Behind every weather forecast--from your local, five-day prediction to a late-breaking hurricane track update--are the satellites that make them possible.

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NASA CubeSat to test miniaturized weather satellite technology - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-11-09 22:08

Phys.Org

NASA CubeSat to test miniaturized weather satellite technology
Phys.Org
The NASA-funded CubeSat, called Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration (MiRaTA), will be launched into Earth's orbit from the rocket carrying the next big U.S. weather satellite (NOAA's JPSS-1) into space. MiRaTA is designed to demonstrate that ...

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FIRST SIGN OF NIBIRU? Solar storm to blast Earth as huge hole opens in Sun - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2017-11-09 19:15

Express.co.uk

FIRST SIGN OF NIBIRU? Solar storm to blast Earth as huge hole opens in Sun
Express.co.uk
The US Space Weather Prediction Centre has predicted the stormy conditions have a 50 to 60 per cent likelihood that the storm will continue again tonight. Solar storms are caused when the Sun's magnetic field lines open up, allowing hot plasma to spill ...

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Stunning Photos Show Aurora's Northern Lights Over US - Newsweek

Thu, 2017-11-09 17:48

The Weather Channel

Stunning Photos Show Aurora's Northern Lights Over US
Newsweek
That's all according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center, which monitors aurora. That's not simply out of an appreciation for the beautiful things in life—Northern Lights displays are actually ...
Northern Lights Create Dazzling Display Over the MidwestThe Weather Channel
Last Chance: Sun storm to cause STUNNING Auroras — Here is how to watchExpress.co.uk

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