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Growing Ice Chasms Force Scientists To Abandon Antarctic Research Lab Again - IFLScience

Wed, 2017-11-01 14:08

IFLScience

Growing Ice Chasms Force Scientists To Abandon Antarctic Research Lab Again
IFLScience
The BAS Halley VI Research Station is a cutting-edge weather station that observes global Earth, atmospheric, and space weather. It lives on the 150-meter-thick (492 feet) floating Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, a climate-sensitive zone ideal for ...

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month - The White House (blog)

Wed, 2017-11-01 13:38

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
The White House (blog)
Our critical infrastructure also faces threats from capacity-induced strain, terrorist attacks, accidents, pandemics, space weather, and cyberattacks. To confront these diverse challenges systematically, we must take steps to enhance our Nation's ...

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A look back at the Halloween Space Weather Storms of 2003 - WRIC

Tue, 2017-10-31 22:32

WRIC

A look back at the Halloween Space Weather Storms of 2003
WRIC
Unlike the storm seen in the latest Stranger Things season, however, this terrifying storm tinted skies green in the United States and came from space days before Halloween in 2003. The NOAA Space Environment Center, now the Space Weather Prediction ...

'Halloween crack' forces British Antarctic Survey to abandon research station for second time - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 2017-10-31 19:23

Telegraph.co.uk

'Halloween crack' forces British Antarctic Survey to abandon research station for second time
Telegraph.co.uk
... be redeployed, either at other BAS-operated Antarctic research stations or in its Cambridge headquarters. The base is crucial to studies into global issues such as the impact of extreme space weather events, climate change, and atmospheric phenomena.
British Antarctic research station to shut for second winter as cracks in ice growThe Guardian
Antarctic Station to Close— Again—as Ice Cracks GrowNewser
Scientists will close an Antarctic research centre next year over fears the ice beneath it will CRACKThe London Economic

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Von Braun Memorial Symposium enables UAH students to showcase their research - UAH News (press release)

Tue, 2017-10-31 19:11

Von Braun Memorial Symposium enables UAH students to showcase their research
UAH News (press release)
Students present research projects relevant to the aerospace industry, such as atmospheric science, earth observation, space life sciences, space health, aerospace systems engineering and design, astrophysics, space weather, optics, economics, business ...

How electromagnetism haunts our everyday life - Phys.Org

Tue, 2017-10-31 16:30

Phys.Org

How electromagnetism haunts our everyday life
Phys.Org
Alongside the natural electromagnetic activity of lightning storms, auroras and space weather, an accelerating array of man-made electromagnetic fields were being generated by modern electrical appliances and the power grids, radio antennae and mobile ...

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Spectacular SpaceX Falcon 9 KoreaSat Launch Lights Space Coast Sky with Halloween Eve Glow, Booster Lands at Sea - Universe Today

Tue, 2017-10-31 04:58

Universe Today

Spectacular SpaceX Falcon 9 KoreaSat Launch Lights Space Coast Sky with Halloween Eve Glow, Booster Lands at Sea
Universe Today
... today's Falcon 9 launch of a Korean HDTV satellite that lit up the Florida Space Coast skies with a glow that delighted kids of all ages and ghouls alike and put an end at last for today to the atrocious wet and windy weather afflicting the Space ...
Things to know: Today's SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from KSCFlorida Today
SpaceX lands the 13th Falcon 9 rocket of the year in flamesThe Verge
Korean communications craft installed on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocketSpaceflight Now

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SpaceX launches Korean satellite into space from Florida - Orlando Sentinel

Mon, 2017-10-30 20:35

Orlando Sentinel

SpaceX launches Korean satellite into space from Florida
Orlando Sentinel
As the next generation of the space race sets its sights on Mars, Florida's Space Coast is front and center with a return to what put it on the map. On this edition of Orlando Sentinel Snapshot, we focus on the space industry's push to get man back ...
Superb Weather Forecast for SpaceX Halloween Eve Launch and Landing from Florida with 1st Korean Satellite ...Universe Today
Things to know: Today's SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from KSCFlorida Today
Watch SpaceX launch and land a Falcon 9 rocket this afternoonThe Verge
Spaceflight Now -Gears Of Biz
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You Must See What Those Recent Insane Solar Flares Looked Like From Space - ScienceAlert

Mon, 2017-10-30 07:38

Gears Of Biz

You Must See What Those Recent Insane Solar Flares Looked Like From Space
ScienceAlert
"With multiple views of solar activity, scientists can better track the evolution and propagation of solar eruptions, with the goal of improving our understanding of space weather," wrote Lina Tran of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. "Harmful ...
September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from spaceGears Of Biz
Possible Interstellar Object That Buzzed Earth Earlier This Month Creates Excitement Among AstronomersThe Weather Channel
Best Telescopes for the Money - 2017 Reviews and Guide - Space.comSpace.com

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Superb Weather Forecast for SpaceX Halloween Eve Launch and Landing from Florida with 1st Korean Satellite ... - Universe Today

Mon, 2017-10-30 01:36

Universe Today

Superb Weather Forecast for SpaceX Halloween Eve Launch and Landing from Florida with 1st Korean Satellite ...
Universe Today
SpaceX Falcon 9 recycled rocket carrying SES-11/EchoStar 105 UHD TV commercial comsat raised erect atop Launch Complex 39A as flock of birds flies by at the Kennedy Space Center, FL, poised for sunset liftoff on 11 Oct 2017 on world's third reflight of ...
Korean communications craft installed on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocketSpaceflight Now

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Space heater safety tips - Your News Now

Sun, 2017-10-29 23:18

Space heater safety tips
Your News Now
With the weather getting colder, you may be ready to start setting up your space heater - but keep in mind that space heaters can be dangerous if used improperly. According to the Harvard University Environmental Health and Safety group, space heaters ...

Radio Pollution Creates Space Shield for Satellites - Voice of America

Sun, 2017-10-29 10:54

Radio Pollution Creates Space Shield for Satellites
Voice of America
Electro-magnetic planetary blanket. The doughnut-shaped Van Allen Belts around our planet protect life on earth from solar winds and cosmic rays. But their highly energetic charged particles can damage the circuitry in space stations, weather ...

NASA IMAGERY: September 2017's Intense Solar Activity Captured From Space By NASA - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Sun, 2017-10-29 05:05

SpaceCoastDaily.com

NASA IMAGERY: September 2017's Intense Solar Activity Captured From Space By NASA
SpaceCoastDaily.com
To better understand the fundamental processes that drive these events, and ultimately improve space weather forecasts, many observatories watch the Sun around the clock in dozens of different wavelengths of light. Each can reveal unique structures and ...
This mystery object may be our first visitor from another solar systemWSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
Small Asteroid or Comet 'Visits' from Beyond the Solar System - Institute for AstronomyInstitute for Astronomy
Small Asteroid or Comet 'Visits' from Beyond the Solar System | NASANASA
Institute for Astronomy -NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory -Institute for Astronomy
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US Department of Defense (DOD) Plans Solar-Storm-Based National Blackout Drill During Antifa Protests in November - Center for Research on Globalization

Sat, 2017-10-28 21:27

Center for Research on Globalization

US Department of Defense (DOD) Plans Solar-Storm-Based National Blackout Drill During Antifa Protests in November
Center for Research on Globalization
Space weather events, in the form of solar flares, solar energetic particles, and geomagnetic disturbances, occur regularly, some with measurable effects on critical infrastructure systems and technologies, such as the Global Positioning System (GPS ...

The Techapocalypse: why we need a giant shield to save us from the Sun - TechRadar

Sat, 2017-10-28 12:32

TechRadar

The Techapocalypse: why we need a giant shield to save us from the Sun
TechRadar
Exhibit number one is the so-called Carrington Event, the most famous case of harmful space weather ever recorded. It occurred in September 1859 when a mega-flare recorded on the Sun triggered the biggest solar storm of the last 500 years. It knocked ...

Weather looks excellent for Monday SpaceX launch from KSC - Florida Today

Fri, 2017-10-27 22:24

Florida Today

Weather looks excellent for Monday SpaceX launch from KSC
Florida Today
The weather forecast looks excellent for Monday's planned launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center, according to the Air Force. Forecasters with the 45th Weather Squadron anticipate greater than 90 percent "go" conditions for the ...
SpaceX unlocks “steamroller” achievement as company eyes 19 launches in 2017Ars Technica

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September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from space - Phys.Org

Fri, 2017-10-27 20:16

Phys.Org

September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from space
Phys.Org
With multiple views of solar activity, scientists can better track the evolution and propagation of solar eruptions, with the goal of improving our understanding of space weather. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to ...

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September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from space - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 2017-10-27 19:18

EurekAlert (press release)

September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from space
EurekAlert (press release)
With multiple views of solar activity, scientists can better track the evolution and propagation of solar eruptions, with the goal of improving our understanding of space weather. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to ...

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Polar-orbiting weather satellite joined up with Delta 2 rocket in California - Spaceflight Now

Fri, 2017-10-27 19:03

Spaceflight Now

Polar-orbiting weather satellite joined up with Delta 2 rocket in California
Spaceflight Now
The first spacecraft in NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System — JPSS 1 — was raised into the mobile gantry Tuesday at Space Launch Complex 2-West at Vandenberg for attachment atop the Delta 2 rocket, which had its first stage erected on the launch ...

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City seeks new emergency cold weather shelter locations for the homeless - KTUU.com

Fri, 2017-10-27 05:33

KTUU.com

City seeks new emergency cold weather shelter locations for the homeless
KTUU.com
Anchorage (KTUU) The city of Anchorage says it lacks as many as 150 emergency cold weather shelter beds for the homeless and is actively working to find new locations. “We're talking with other nonprofits with buildings that might have space so we're ...

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