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Parker Solar Probe comes to NASA Goddard for testing - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-11-09 13:39

Phys.Org

Parker Solar Probe comes to NASA Goddard for testing
Phys.Org
6, 2017, NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for environmental tests. During the spacecraft's stay at Goddard, engineers and technicians will simulate extreme temperatures and other ...

Northern Lights Create Dazzling Display Over the Midwest - The Weather Channel

Thu, 2017-11-09 01:15

The Weather Channel

Northern Lights Create Dazzling Display Over the Midwest
The Weather Channel
A solar wind event took shape that night, causing the northern lights to be seen farther south than usual, according to weather.com meteorologist Brian Donegan. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center ...
Last Chance: Sun storm to cause STUNNING Auroras — Here is how to watchExpress.co.uk
Northern lights put on dazzling celestial display as solar storm blasts EarthWSB Radio

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Bend Weather Emergency Declaration Allows for More Temporary Shelter Space - The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2017-11-09 01:06

The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Bend Weather Emergency Declaration Allows for More Temporary Shelter Space
The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)
Bend City Manager Eric King signed a weather emergency declaration Oct. 30, effective Nov. 3. The declaration paves the way for "approved alternative shelter facilities" to offer places for people to sleep when the weather is expected to be below 25 ...

Amped-Up Auroras May Shine in Canada, Northern US Tonight! - Space.com

Wed, 2017-11-08 23:56

Space.com

Amped-Up Auroras May Shine in Canada, Northern US Tonight!
Space.com
7) were spotted in Alaska, Vermont, New York, Wyoming, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Nebraska, according to Spaceweather.com, which regularly tracks space weather events. The glowing lights appear when charged particles from the sun — the ...

Lawmakers scrap 'Space Corps' proposal - KITV Honolulu

Wed, 2017-11-08 23:21

KITV Honolulu

Lawmakers scrap 'Space Corps' proposal
KITV Honolulu
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congressional negotiators have rejected the House's plan to create a new "Space Corps" -- omitting the proposal for a new military branch under the umbrella of the Air Force from the final version of a nearly $700 billion bipartisan ...

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Lawmakers zap 'Space Corps' proposal - KITV Honolulu

Wed, 2017-11-08 18:38

Lawmakers zap 'Space Corps' proposal
KITV Honolulu
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congressional negotiators have rejected the House's plan to create a new "Space Corps" -- omitting the proposal for a new military branch under the umbrella of the Air Force from the final version of a nearly $700 billion bipartisan ...

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Photos of the incredible aurora that reached the Lower 48 on Tuesday night - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-11-08 18:13

Washington Post

Photos of the incredible aurora that reached the Lower 48 on Tuesday night
Washington Post
“The brilliant auroras were sparked by the energy carried from the Sun in the solar wind as a high-speed stream,” said Joe Kunches, the Capital Weather Gang's space weather expert. “Coronal holes are the nozzles from which the fast stream emanates.

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How scientists discovered our first interstellar visitor - The Weather Network US

Wed, 2017-11-08 17:29

The Weather Network US

How scientists discovered our first interstellar visitor
The Weather Network US
Giant planets push and pull on each other with their massive gravity, scattering each other about and ejecting billions of smaller objects — some as large as thousands of kilometres across — into the depths of space. In our solar system, some of the ...

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New ground network gives forecasters quicker access to satellite weather data - SpaceNews

Wed, 2017-11-08 16:59

SpaceNews

New ground network gives forecasters quicker access to satellite weather data
SpaceNews
7 that it has upgraded the Common Ground System that NASA and U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will use to support the new weather satellite, Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) -1 scheduled to launch Nov. 14, and 10 U.S., ...

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Retail space coming to Bushland - KFDA

Wed, 2017-11-08 01:06

KFDA

Retail space coming to Bushland
KFDA
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -. With over thousands of vehicles passing through daily, Bushland is booming. Population numbers have grown into the thousands as residential developments are continuously being built. Now, the Falcon Center at Prairie West has ...

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-45 2017 November 6 - Space Ref (press release)

Wed, 2017-11-08 00:16

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-45 2017 November 6
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 ...

Eagle-Eyed JPSS-1 Weather Satellite to Launch Nov. 14 After Delay - Space.com

Tue, 2017-11-07 13:27

Space.com

Eagle-Eyed JPSS-1 Weather Satellite to Launch Nov. 14 After Delay
Space.com
14 from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. The mission, part of the space agency's collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was initially scheduled to launch ...
Battery changeout delays weather satellite launch from CaliforniaSpaceflight Now
Bad Battery Forces Delay for Delta II Launch at Vandenberg AFBNoozhawk

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UK space science mission SMILE gets first round of funding - Space Daily

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:28

UK space science mission SMILE gets first round of funding
Space Daily
UK teams will lead an international solar-terrestrial and space weather mission, taking on the development of a major science instrument thanks to funding from the UK Space Agency. The 3 million pounds will support academics working on SMILE (the Solar ...

Battery changeout delays weather satellite launch from California ... - Spaceflight Now

Tue, 2017-11-07 05:13

Spaceflight Now

Battery changeout delays weather satellite launch from California ...
Spaceflight Now
The JPSS 1 satellite, closed inside a transport container, arrived at the Delta 2 launch pad at Vandenberg on Oct. 24 after being fueled and prepared for flight at ...
Bad Battery Forces Delay for Delta II Launch at Vandenberg AFB ...Noozhawk

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2017 Is Slated to Be in Top 3 Hottest Years of All Time - Live Science

Mon, 2017-11-06 22:04

Live Science

2017 Is Slated to Be in Top 3 Hottest Years of All Time
Live Science
"We have witnessed extraordinary weather, including temperatures topping 50 degrees Celsius [122 degrees F] in Asia, record-breaking hurricanes in rapid succession in the Caribbean and Atlantic reaching as far as Ireland, devastating monsoon flooding ...

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Dense fog blankets parts of the Space Coast - Florida Today

Mon, 2017-11-06 13:23

Florida Today

Dense fog blankets parts of the Space Coast
Florida Today
A dense covering of fog blanketed portions of the Space Coast today, prompting the weather service to issue a special advisory. Motorists – especially those travelling along Interstate 95 - are urged to use caution along the roadways, weather officials ...

The Closest Star to Our Own Solar System Just Got a Lot More Interesting - ScienceAlert

Mon, 2017-11-06 04:31

The Closest Star to Our Own Solar System Just Got a Lot More Interesting
ScienceAlert
Then earlier this year we learned that despite Proxima Centauri's relative coolness - with it being a red dwarf and all - its resulting stellar winds would make Proxima b quite a nasty place, as the space weather has likely eroded its atmosphere and ...

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Have Scientists Discovered a Radio 'Space Shield?' - Voice of America

Sun, 2017-11-05 23:10

Have Scientists Discovered a Radio 'Space Shield?'
Voice of America
High-energy particles can damage electric circuits in space stations, weather satellites and other machines traveling in space. “There are over 1,400 satellites operating in space around the Earth and all of those could be subject to very severe ...

BITS students build near-space micro satellite to study space weather, radiation patterns - Daily News & Analysis

Sun, 2017-11-05 09:21

Daily News & Analysis

BITS students build near-space micro satellite to study space weather, radiation patterns
Daily News & Analysis
Instead, Sanket and four other engineering students at the engineering institute spent their time in building a near space micro satellite named 'Apeiro' with the aim to study space weather and radiation patterns. The satellite is set to be launched in ...

Trump's nominee makes his case for NASA administrator job - The Weather Network US

Sat, 2017-11-04 18:23

The Weather Network US

Trump's nominee makes his case for NASA administrator job
The Weather Network US
In his opening remarks, Bridenstine pledged to follow the guidance of the NASA Transition Authorization Act, and expressed support for the agency's Space Launch System, Orion, and commercial crew program. With regard to science, he mentioned the Mars ...

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