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2018 space exploration preview: More launches, commercial space growth - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Tue, 2017-12-26 17:59

2018 space exploration preview: More launches, commercial space growth
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The Space Coast saw more launches in 2017 than ever before. In 2018 that number is expected to increase, and at Kennedy Space Center, the commercial crew program is inching closer to human spaceflight from the U.S. again ...

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How A CU Student Satellite Solved A Major Space Mystery - Patch.com

Mon, 2017-12-25 17:12

How A CU Student Satellite Solved A Major Space Mystery
Patch.com
The results from the new study indicate energetic electrons in Earth's inner radiation belt—primarily near its inner edge—are created by cosmic rays born from explosions of supernovas, said the study's lead author, Professor Xinlin Li of CU Boulder's ...

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Viewpoint: Oh the space weather outside is frightful - Hudson Star Observer

Mon, 2017-12-25 14:00

Viewpoint: Oh the space weather outside is frightful
Hudson Star Observer
Some in our community have joined the ranks of millions of self-appointed experts lacking any semblance of qualifications. They and countless others seem resolute in sounding the global alarmist bell which the rest of us are expected to take note, and ...

Winter Weather Creates Slick Roads For Portland Area Sunday - OPB News

Sun, 2017-12-24 21:53

OPB News

Winter Weather Creates Slick Roads For Portland Area Sunday
OPB News
Slippery conditions returned to the Portland metro area just in time for holiday travel with snow, sleet and freezing rain Sunday. After wet mix of precipitation through the morning, snow began to fall just before sunset in the city. As of 5 p.m., the ...

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New US Weather Satellite Launched From Vandenberg AFB Lights Up Night In LA - CBS Los Angeles

Sat, 2017-12-23 03:35

CBS Los Angeles

New US Weather Satellite Launched From Vandenberg AFB Lights Up Night In LA
CBS Los Angeles
The satellite is the first of four next-generation spacecraft for NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Photo: Cerise Valenzuela Metzger. VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE (AP) — A reused SpaceX rocket has carried 10 satellites into ...
SpaceX and ULA are set to increase the Space Coast's rocket launch rate in 2018Florida Today

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Ocean Club Owner Donates Space to Stockton - SNJ Today

Fri, 2017-12-22 22:34

Ocean Club Owner Donates Space to Stockton
SNJ Today
Stockton University may have another place to spread its wings thanks to a donation from a local retail owner. Stockton University announced on Friday, December 22nd, that Antoinette Petrocelli, owner of an Ocean Club Retail Condominium on the Atlantic ...

The K7RA Solar Update - ARRL

Fri, 2017-12-22 20:06

ARRL

The K7RA Solar Update
ARRL
The article mentions that in 2017 there have been 96 days (27 percent) with no sunspots, but as of this week that number is 101 days, or 28 percent, according to Spaceweather.com. The same list shows that in 2009, 71 percent of the year had no sunspots ...

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Protecting America's grid from electromagnetic attack takes on a new urgency - Press Herald

Fri, 2017-12-22 17:17

Press Herald

Protecting America's grid from electromagnetic attack takes on a new urgency
Press Herald
The U.S. Space Weather Prediction Center will issue solar storm warnings in anticipation of these events. Grids are alerted to dangerous solar activity and geomagnetic storm watches are called. But with so little time to react, hardening networks ahead ...

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Students Get Help from Weather Radar to Find Space Rock Remains - Eos

Fri, 2017-12-22 14:54

Eos

Students Get Help from Weather Radar to Find Space Rock Remains
Eos
Some people travel the world in search of meteorites, prizing these exotic space rocks for what they tell us about our solar system or as collectors' items. Now an innovative team of youthful meteorite hunters has turned to an unlikely source for ...

New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowships and ... - New Mexico State University NewsCenter

Thu, 2017-12-21 21:49

New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowships and ...
New Mexico State University NewsCenter
The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC) awarded fourteen New Mexico State University, College of A&S students.

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'Game of Thrones' Climate Simulator Explains Crazy Weather of Westeros - Space.com

Thu, 2017-12-21 20:43

Space.com

'Game of Thrones' Climate Simulator Explains Crazy Weather of Westeros
Space.com
I mean, if Jon Snow could be brought back from the dead and if the sorceress can appear young despite being quite old, surely she knows something about warping space-time. While the researchers certainly produced the lengthy study as fans, the out-of ...

Apple floats to space on homemade weather balloon - FreshPlaza

Thu, 2017-12-21 14:49

FreshPlaza

Apple floats to space on homemade weather balloon
FreshPlaza
Apple floats to space on homemade weather balloon. Domex Superfresh Growers® marked the “launch” of its 2017 Autumn Glory apple harvest by sending an actual Autumn Glory apple into the stratosphere using an in-house, team-designed weather balloon ...

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Report Highlights Social and Economic Impacts of Space Weather - Space Daily

Thu, 2017-12-21 13:55

Report Highlights Social and Economic Impacts of Space Weather
Space Daily
Some experts in the emergency management community believe that the first "trillion-dollar storm" won't come in the form of a tornado, hurricane, or flood, but rather will come from the sun. A new report funded by NOAA's National Weather Service begins ...

SpaceX at 50 – From taming Falcon 1 to achieving cadence in Falcon 9 - NASASpaceflight.com

Wed, 2017-12-20 20:58

NASASpaceflight.com

SpaceX at 50 – From taming Falcon 1 to achieving cadence in Falcon 9
NASASpaceflight.com
A long-delayed space weather research satellite developed in partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA and the US Air Force, DSCOVR was deployed into a very highly elliptical orbit, placing it on course for ...

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NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite declared operational - Spaceflight Now

Wed, 2017-12-20 18:34

Spaceflight Now

NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite declared operational
Spaceflight Now
Built by Lockheed Martin, GOES-16 carries a high-performance camera called the Advanced Baseline Imager, plus a lightning mapper and sensors to monitor solar activity and space weather. The Advanced Baseline Imager includes 16 imaging filters to take ...

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Meet the Unlikely Hero Who Predicted Hurricane Harvey's Floods - WIRED

Wed, 2017-12-20 12:00

WIRED

Meet the Unlikely Hero Who Predicted Hurricane Harvey's Floods
WIRED
On August 24 at 8:20 pm, a 44-year-old moonlighting meteorologist named Eric Berger was nearly finished writing a post for his Houston-centric blog, Space City Weather, titled “Harvey Late Night: Some Final Thursday Thoughts.” He was in his home office ...

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Exploding stars are influencing our weather, scientists find - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 2017-12-19 14:08

Telegraph.co.uk

Exploding stars are influencing our weather, scientists find
Telegraph.co.uk
As more clouds form, the climate cools, which can have a major impact on the long term weather. The researchers claim that cosmic rays, coupled with the activity of the Sun, were linked to the Medieval Warm Period around year 1000AD and the cold period ...
How exploding stars influence Earth's weather: Cosmic rays rain down through the planet's atmosphere to help seed ...Daily Mail
Supernovae Could Indirectly Affect Cloud Formation On EarthIFLScience

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Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery - The Denver Post

Mon, 2017-12-18 17:13

The Denver Post

Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery
The Denver Post
University of Colorado students working on the Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment, which helped solve a 60-year-old space mystery. Thanks to a shoebox-sized satellite built by University of Colorado students, a decades-old mystery surrounding ...

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Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery - The Denver Post

Mon, 2017-12-18 17:13

The Denver Post

Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery
The Denver Post
University of Colorado students working on the Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment, which helped solve a 60-year-old space mystery. Thanks to a shoebox-sized satellite built by University of Colorado students, a decades-old mystery surrounding ...

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Mary K. Hudson Receives 2017 John Adam Fleming Medal - Eos

Mon, 2017-12-18 14:24

Eos

Mary K. Hudson Receives 2017 John Adam Fleming Medal
Eos
Mary has unselfishly served the space research communities in numerous significant capacities. These include as co-PI for the decade-long National Science Foundation (NSF) Science and Technology Center CISM (Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling ...

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