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UK To Build World's Most Advanced Space Weather Radar - RF Globalnet (press release)

Tue, 2017-08-29 13:42

RF Globalnet (press release)

UK To Build World's Most Advanced Space Weather Radar
RF Globalnet (press release)
The government of the United Kingdom and international partners are starting to build in the Nordic region what will be the most advanced radar system for monitoring space weather. Under construction starting next month in three sites (near Skibotn ...

Hurricane Harvey Closes NASA Center in Houston - Scientific American

Mon, 2017-08-28 17:47

Space.com

Hurricane Harvey Closes NASA Center in Houston
Scientific American
“Houston, we have a hurricane.” Jack Fischer, a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station, snapped this photograph of Hurricane Harvey on August 26, a day after the Category 4 storm made landfall in Texas. Credit: Jack Fischer/NASA.
Flooding from Harvey Closes NASA Center in Houston, but Space Station Operations ContinueSpace.com
Space station video of Harvey can't be processed due to stormCBS News
Orbital imagery shows Harvey's path toward TexasSpaceflight Now
Popular Mechanics -SpaceNews -Xinhua
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SES flips SpaceX, Arianespace launches to speed NSS-806 replacement - SpaceNews

Mon, 2017-08-28 17:21

SpaceNews

SES flips SpaceX, Arianespace launches to speed NSS-806 replacement
SpaceNews
SES-14. Credit Airbus Defence and Space A 12-transponder anomaly on NSS-806 discovered this summer prompted SES to rearrange launch agreements to bring a replacement satellite into service earlier than originally planned. Credit: Airbus Defence and ...

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Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-08-28 05:22

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 ...

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The Latest: Katy Perry delivers space-themed VMAs opening - WSB Radio

Mon, 2017-08-28 01:40

WSB Radio

The Latest: Katy Perry delivers space-themed VMAs opening
WSB Radio
Katy Perry has arrived at MTV's Video Music Awards straight from space — at least the space above the stage. Perry was lowered from the ceiling wearing a shiny silver spacesuit. The pop star is hosting from the Forum in Inglewood, California. She said ...

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Houston Weather Forecast Update : NPR - NPR

Sun, 2017-08-27 23:29

Poynter

Houston Weather Forecast Update : NPR
NPR
NPR's Michel Martin talks to meteorologist Eric Berger about the forecast for the city of Houston over the next few days.
As Houston floods, this independent journalist is delivering the news to hundreds of thousands of peoplePoynter (blog)
Houston Weather Forecast UpdateWUNC

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Tropical weather has one last chance on Treasure, Space coasts - TCPalm

Sun, 2017-08-27 15:53

TCPalm

Tropical weather has one last chance on Treasure, Space coasts
TCPalm
Tropical weather on the Treasure and Space coasts has one last chance to rain down, National Weather Service forecasters said Sunday morning.. Rain chances range from 70 to 80 percent on Sunday to around 60 percent on Monday. Melbourne's rain ...

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Drones will fly into eclipse's path to study weather trends - The Space Reporter

Sat, 2017-08-26 22:13

The Space Reporter

Drones will fly into eclipse's path to study weather trends
The Space Reporter
The drones will carry sensors that read temperature, humidity, air pressure, and wind patterns. The researchers plan to fly them throughout the entire day and compare their data with data from ground-based stations and weather balloons situated lower ...

Most Advanced Space Weather Radar In The World To Be Built In The Arctic - Intelligent Aerospace

Fri, 2017-08-25 17:37

Most Advanced Space Weather Radar In The World To Be Built In The Arctic
Intelligent Aerospace
The most advanced space weather radar in the world is to be built in the Arctic by an international partnership including the UK, thanks to new investment, in the region of £4 to £6m from NERC. The EISCAT_3D radar will provide UK scientists with a ...

From space, 'astounding' Hurricane Harvey looks like it's about to swallow all of Texas - Washington Post

Fri, 2017-08-25 07:43

Washington Post

From space, 'astounding' Hurricane Harvey looks like it's about to swallow all of Texas
Washington Post
Harvey emerged as full-fledged hurricane only Thursday afternoon and already is predicted to be the most powerful storm to hit the United States since Hurricane Wilma battered south Florida 12 years ago. As the Capital Weather Gang reported, Harvey ...
5 reasons to closely watch Hurricane HarveyCNN
Hurricane Harvey intensifies as it roars toward TexasAOL
City braces for Harvey flooding; Jeff Parish not committing to shelter space for NO residentsFOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Daily Mail -The Week Magazine -Corpus Christi Caller-Times
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Most advanced space weather radar in the world to be built in the ... - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-08-24 07:35

Phys.Org

Most advanced space weather radar in the world to be built in the ...
Phys.Org
The most advanced space weather radar in the world is to be built in the Arctic by an international partnership including the UK, thanks to new investment, in the ...

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Most advanced space weather radar in the world to be built in the Arctic - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2017-08-24 00:19

Most advanced space weather radar in the world to be built in the Arctic
EurekAlert (press release)
The EISCAT_3D radar will provide UK scientists with a cutting-edge tool to probe the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space, helping them understand the effects of space weather storms on technology, society and the environment. The UK government has ...

Arctic radar to probe 'space weather' - BBC News

Wed, 2017-08-23 16:24

BBC News

Arctic radar to probe 'space weather'
BBC News
The UK is to contribute to a sophisticated new radar system in the Arctic to study "space weather". This phenomenon describes the effects on Earth's wider environment as it is constantly bombarded by particles and magnetic energy from the Sun. The ...

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The prediction system for 'doomsday' solar flares: World's most advanced radar will take astonishingly precise ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-08-23 00:01

Daily Mail

The prediction system for 'doomsday' solar flares: World's most advanced radar will take astonishingly precise ...
Daily Mail
Scientists are building the world's most advanced space weather radar in the Arctic. The radar will be used to probe the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space, helping scientists to understand the effects of space weather storms on technology, society ...

JSU student travels to Wyoming to study the sun's corona, space weather during total eclipse - WJTV

Mon, 2017-08-21 20:31

Jackson Clarion Ledger

JSU student travels to Wyoming to study the sun's corona, space weather during total eclipse
WJTV
“My hypothesis is that as solar magnetic fields (space weather) reach Earth, it is absorbed into the Earth's magnetic field, enters the Earth's atmosphere and could potentially increase Earth's atmosphere,” he said. “However, more research needs to be ...
JSU student studying sun's corona during eclipseJackson Clarion Ledger

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JSU student studying sun's corona during eclipse - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mon, 2017-08-21 17:11

Jackson Clarion Ledger

JSU student studying sun's corona during eclipse
Jackson Clarion Ledger
In addition, he said, “Exploring new thermo-infrared technology offers a cheap yet powerful tool for examining the origins of space weather and polarized light essential to solar physics, as well as to other communities (such as astrophysics and the ...

NASA Protects Its Superheroes From Space Weather - Astrobiology Magazine (registration)

Mon, 2017-08-21 17:08

NASA Protects Its Superheroes From Space Weather
Astrobiology Magazine (registration)
These are all components of space weather. When astronauts travel in space they can't see or even feel radiation. However, NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is studying the effects radiation plays on the human body and developing ways to monitor ...

Today's Eclipse May Help Scientists Predict Space Weather Storms - Live Science

Mon, 2017-08-21 17:07

Space.com

Today's Eclipse May Help Scientists Predict Space Weather Storms
Live Science
"With the ability to more accurately model solar plasmas, researchers will be able to better predict and reduce the impacts of space weather on key pieces of infrastructure that drive today's digital world," Niall Gaffney, a former Hubble Space ...
Here's a Final Weather Update for Solar Eclipse Day (Aug. 21, 2017)Space.com
Great American solar eclipse: Experts predict 'flower-like' structureThe News Minute
Scientists use supercomputers to visualise the total solar eclipseThe Indian Express
FOX31 Denver -The Hindu -Sierra Sun Times -American Astronomical Society
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NASA: Space weather could increase CVD risk in astronauts - Cardiovascular Business

Mon, 2017-08-21 16:50

NASA: Space weather could increase CVD risk in astronauts
Cardiovascular Business
NASA's Human Research Program is studying the effects of solar storms and their accompanying radiation on astronauts' bodies as they travel to Mars. High-energy galactic cosmic rays (GCRs) can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease among other ...

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NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-34 2017 August 21 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:25

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-34 2017 August 21
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 ...

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