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New NASA mission will explore key zone between Earth and space - wtkr.com

Tue, 2018-01-09 00:18

wtkr.com

New NASA mission will explore key zone between Earth and space
wtkr.com
“Resulting data will improve forecasting models of space weather events that can impact life on Earth, as well as satellites and astronauts in space.” Any research gained by this mission, led by the University of Central Florida, will help protect ...
NASA Goes for 'GOLD' to Scan the Border of Earth and SpaceSpace.com
NASA readies to launch the first half of GOLD-ICON to understand ...ZME Science
NASA's GOLD and ICON missions will study Earth's outer boundaryDigital Journal
Times of India -San Antonio Express-News -SpacePolicyOnline.com
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AMS meeting investigates roles for commercial and small satellites in weather forecasting - SpaceNews

Mon, 2018-01-08 23:26

SpaceNews

AMS meeting investigates roles for commercial and small satellites in weather forecasting
SpaceNews
Meanwhile, NOAA is grappling with the impact of new technology and new players in the weather satellite arena. During a Jan. 9 Town Hall meeting, “The Weather Value Chain of the Future: From NewSpace to NOAA,” government and industry representatives ...

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BLACKOUT WARNING: Huge solar winds could smash tech infrastructure TODAY - Express.co.uk

Mon, 2018-01-08 17:40

Express.co.uk

BLACKOUT WARNING: Huge solar winds could smash tech infrastructure TODAY
Express.co.uk
solar storm GETTY. BLACKOUT WARNING: Huge solar winds could smash tech infrastructure TODAY. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has said that a stream of solar wind will hit our magnetic field today, January 8. The stream of ...

Metro Detroit weather: Ready for a warm-up? - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Fri, 2018-01-05 23:55

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Metro Detroit weather: Ready for a warm-up?
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
While at the conference, I have also been asked to deliver a talk with advice to my colleagues about how they can be successful in adding more science and environmental information to their weather presentations, and also will be on a panel discussing ...

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Out Of This World - The Weather Network

Fri, 2018-01-05 17:40

The Weather Network

Out Of This World
The Weather Network
Top left is NOAA's Space Weather Overview, which gives a satellite count of solar x-rays (from solar flares) and solar protons (part of the solar wind and coronal mass ejections), and provides the 3-hour Planetary K-index (Kp) which is a measure of the ...

China's Tiangong-1 space lab to plunge to Earth by March - KTVQ Billings News

Fri, 2018-01-05 15:27

China's Tiangong-1 space lab to plunge to Earth by March
KTVQ Billings News
Though China has said it expects Tiangong-1 to crash-land by late March, unpredictable space weather in the outer atmosphere in the form of solar flares makes it hard to predict exactly when and where that will happen, McDowell said. He estimates the ...

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China's Tiangong-1 space lab to plunge to Earth by March - CNN

Fri, 2018-01-05 15:24

CNN

China's Tiangong-1 space lab to plunge to Earth by March
CNN
In 2007, it shot down one of its weather satellites 853 kilometers (530 miles) above Earth. The strike, which resulted in tens of thousands of pieces of debris, has forced the International Space Station to maneuver several times to avoid collisions ...

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NASA Goes for 'GOLD' to Scan the Border of Earth and Space - Space.com

Fri, 2018-01-05 13:19

Space.com

NASA Goes for 'GOLD' to Scan the Border of Earth and Space
Space.com
25 from Kourou, French Guiana, attached to the SES-14 communications satellite, in a live video from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center today (Jan. 4). GOLD stands for Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk, and the mission will focus on the ...
NASA science hosted payload ready for launchSpaceNews
Starstruck: the best space images of 2017 – in picturesThe Guardian

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NASA's GOLD Space Mission Seeks Data Needed to Predict 'Space Weather' - Sputnik International

Thu, 2018-01-04 23:03

Sputnik International

NASA's GOLD Space Mission Seeks Data Needed to Predict 'Space Weather'
Sputnik International
... questions about the response of Earth's thermosphere-ionosphere system "to external and internal influences and their ties to space weather," according to an accompanying NASA press release. Existing models, while accurate for short-term ...
New NASA mission will explore key zone between Earth and space ...CNN
New NASA mission could improve weather forecastingChron.com
New NASA mission will explore key zone between Earth and spaceWAAY
Phys.Org -EarthSky -NASA
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New NASA mission will explore key zone between Earth and space - CNN

Thu, 2018-01-04 18:12

CNN

New NASA mission will explore key zone between Earth and space
CNN
Previously, it was believed that the upper atmosphere was affected primarily by the sun's radiation, which creates space weather. But there is growing evidence that it's also affected by what's going on below, like the weather on Earth. "Tsunamis ...
New NASA mission could improve weather forecastingChron.com
10 places to find snow beyond EarthEarthSky

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Here's what the 'bomb cyclone' looks like from space - Boston.com

Thu, 2018-01-04 17:47

Boston.com

Here's what the 'bomb cyclone' looks like from space
Boston.com
Look out your window and you'll likely get a clear visual of Thursday's powerful winter storm. However, the most incredible visual of the “bomb cyclone” may be from outer space. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) tweeted out a ...
View of bomb cyclone from spaceFOX 5 DC
The yin and yang of satellite imagery shows the zen of storm formationQuartz

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'Bomb Cyclone' Swirls Across US East Coast in a Stunning View of Earth - Space.com

Thu, 2018-01-04 16:29

Space.com

'Bomb Cyclone' Swirls Across US East Coast in a Stunning View of Earth
Space.com
A bomb cyclone occurs when a weather system's atmospheric pressure drops incredibly rapidly, causing it to quickly increase in strength and whipping up hurricane-level winds and often heavy snow over a broad area. The satellite officially reached its ...
Satellite images of today's bomb cyclone show a snowy monster on the East CoastThe Verge
Winter storm threatens East Coast, bringing temps colder than MarsCNN
Bombogenesis: What's a 'Bomb Cyclone'?Live Science
NOAA's National Ocean Service
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New NASA mission could improve weather forecasting - Chron.com

Thu, 2018-01-04 13:04

Chron.com

New NASA mission could improve weather forecasting
Chron.com
... changes in the area where weather in the Earth's lower atmosphere interacts with solar activity from above its magnetic field. GOLD, an 80-pound ultraviolet imaging spectrograph, "will explore the boundary of Earth and space," according to a ...

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East Coast Weather "Bomb" - Thaw Increasingly Likely by Mid January - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 2018-01-04 05:54

Florida Today

East Coast Weather "Bomb" - Thaw Increasingly Likely by Mid January
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A 2017 study in the American Geophysical Union's Space Weather journal estimated the effect if a solar storm as great as the largest on record—an 1859 shakeup called the Carrington Event—were to strike again. It would cost the United States $42 ...
It DOES snow in Tallahassee, Florida, but what about Brevard? Never say never, meteorologists sayFlorida Today
Winter storm heading for Southeast, 'bomb cyclone' could form off New England coastABC News
Winter storm warning issued for northern FloridaFox 35 Orlando

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Russia Lost a $45 Million Weather Satellite Due to Human Error, Official Says - Space.com

Thu, 2018-01-04 00:19

Space.com

Russia Lost a $45 Million Weather Satellite Due to Human Error, Official Says
Space.com
The loss of a $45 million Russian weather satellite last November was due to human error, a high-ranking official said, because the satellite's programming was set for the wrong launch site. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told Russian ...

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Fire officials warn of space heater safety in frigid weather - WFLA

Wed, 2018-01-03 21:53

WFLA

Fire officials warn of space heater safety in frigid weather
WFLA
(WFLA) – A woman dies after a fire rips through her Tampa home in 2008; another woman dies in Bradenton fire in 2009; a year later, a woman dies in a fire at a Pinellas County home. What do all of these headlines have in common? Investigators say the ...
Fire apparently started by space heater guts Slidell homeNOLA.com

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15th Conference on Space Weather - Inside GNSS

Wed, 2018-01-03 01:39

15th Conference on Space Weather
Inside GNSS
The 15th Conference on Space Weather, sponsored by the American Meteorological Society (AMS), will be held as part of the 98th AMS Annual Meeting in Austin, Teas. The theme for the 2018 annual meeting is "Transforming Communication in the Weather ...

Wisdom's Wellspring offering a safe space for homeless women - WTXL ABC 27

Tue, 2018-01-02 00:25

Wisdom's Wellspring offering a safe space for homeless women
WTXL ABC 27
TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- Compared to the rest of the country, this cold snap is manageable, but for those without shelter it can be quite dangerous. Wisdom's Wellspring is a nonprofit organization providing a warm space for emergencies like this ...

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #18-1 2018 January 1 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2018-01-01 23:42

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #18-1 2018 January 1
Space Ref (press release)
G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are likely on 01 Jan due to the effects of a coronal hole/high speed stream. Data used to provide space weather services are contributed by NOAA, USAF, NASA, NSF, USGS, the International Space Environment Services and ...

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NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #18-1 2018 January 1 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2018-01-01 23:42

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #18-1 2018 January 1
Space Ref (press release)
G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are likely on 01 Jan due to the effects of a coronal hole/high speed stream. Data used to provide space weather services are contributed by NOAA, USAF, NASA, NSF, USGS, the International Space Environment Services and ...

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