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Team proposes new space-weather forecasting method - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-12-18 12:55

Phys.Org

Team proposes new space-weather forecasting method
Phys.Org
At the start of the 20th century, renowned Russian scientist Alexander Chizhevsky proposed the idea of space weather and laid the foundation for the emergence of a new branch of science exploring the relationship between the sun and the Earth. He ...
Eclipse 2017: Science from the Moon's ShadowSpace Daily

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Mon, 2017-12-18 09:02

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
NEC's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and Lockheed Martin's space domain expertise offer new opportunities in developing enhanced integrated satellite and spacecraft operations with uniquely developed prescriptive analytics. These ...

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Mon, 2017-12-18 09:02

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
NEC's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and Lockheed Martin's space domain expertise offer new opportunities in developing enhanced integrated satellite and spacecraft operations with uniquely developed prescriptive analytics. These ...

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Shoebox-sized, CU Boulder student built satellite solves 60-year-old space mystery - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 2017-12-17 19:08

Shoebox-sized, CU Boulder student built satellite solves 60-year-old space mystery
Boulder Daily Camera
The study was largely funded by the National Science Foundation. Additional study co-authors include researcher Hong Zhao of LASP, graduate student Kun Zhang of CU Boulder aerospace engineering sciences and a handful of other scientists from across the ...

3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Sun, 2017-12-17 15:01

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai and Scott Tingle ...

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Lockheed Martin, NEC to enhance satellites, space travel with AI - Japan Today

Sat, 2017-12-16 22:34

Lockheed Martin, NEC to enhance satellites, space travel with AI
Japan Today
NEC's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and Lockheed Martin's space domain expertise offer new opportunities in developing enhanced integrated satellite and spacecraft operations with uniquely developed prescriptive analytics. These ...

Six-decade-old space mystery solved with shoebox-sized satellite called a CubeSat - Science Daily

Fri, 2017-12-15 19:42

Science Daily

Six-decade-old space mystery solved with shoebox-sized satellite called a CubeSat
Science Daily
"The findings will significantly improve our understanding of the Earth-space environment. It's exciting to see NSF-funded CubeSats -- built by undergraduate and graduate students -- at the center of a significant scientific discovery." The CubeSat ...

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60-Year-Old Space Mystery Solved by CubeSat - Laboratory Equipment

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:08

Geek

60-Year-Old Space Mystery Solved by CubeSat
Laboratory Equipment
"The findings will significantly improve our understanding of the Earth-space environment. It's exciting to see NSF-funded CubeSats -- built by undergraduate and graduate students -- at the center of a significant scientific discovery." The CubeSat ...
Student Satellite Solves 60-Year-Old Space MysteryGeek
Small Student Satellite Solves Scientific DilemmaValueWalk
Cosmic Ray Space Mystery That Baffled Scientists for 60 Years Solved by College Kids With a Tiny SatelliteYahoo News UK

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Weather looks good for today's planned SpaceX launch - Orlando Sentinel

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:50

Orlando Sentinel

Weather looks good for today's planned SpaceX launch
Orlando Sentinel
The Dragon will remain attached to the ISS for a month before it returns to Earth. The launch will be the first SpaceX launch for NASA featuring an already-used first stage booster for the Falcon 9. The company has already reused boosters for three ...
Weather looks good for SpaceX launch to ISS and landing at Cape CanaveralFlorida Today
Watch SpaceX fly its first used rocket for NASAThe Verge
SpaceX cargo mission to International Space Station set for launchThe Indian Express
Ars Technica
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Weather looks good for SpaceX launch to ISS and landing at Cape Canaveral - Florida Today

Thu, 2017-12-14 23:42

Florida Today

Weather looks good for SpaceX launch to ISS and landing at Cape Canaveral
Florida Today
Excellent weather conditions are expected for Friday's SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral, according to Air Force forecasters. If all goes well, the previously flown rocket will vault off the pad at Launch Complex 40 to 90 percent "go ...

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Why do some whales get stranded along coasts? - The Hindu

Thu, 2017-12-14 20:02

The Hindu

Why do some whales get stranded along coasts?
The Hindu
Scientists are moving towards unravelling why otherwise healthy dolphins, whales and porpoises get stranded along coasts worldwide. Thanks to a collaboration between NASA scientists and marine biologists, the new research suggests that space weather ...

We are creating a new class of extreme weather events, with dire results - Mashable

Thu, 2017-12-14 19:58

Mashable

We are creating a new class of extreme weather events, with dire results
Mashable
For the past six years, scientists have published the equivalent of a greatest hits album of extreme weather events and their possible ties to climate change. These reports, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, or BAMS ...

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Student Satellite Solves 60-Year-Old Space Mystery - Geek

Thu, 2017-12-14 17:07

Geek

Student Satellite Solves 60-Year-Old Space Mystery
Geek
Launched in 2012, the Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment (CSSWE) has involved more than 65 students who designed, built, and controlled a small CubeSat satellite—called the Relativistic, Electron and Proton Telescope integrated little ...

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Space weather effects - MilTech

Thu, 2017-12-14 14:58

Space weather effects
MilTech
In Europe's economy today, numerous sectors can potentially be affected by space weather. These range from space-based telecommunications, broadcasting, weather services and navigation, through to power distribution and terrestrial communications ...

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Space weather, EarthScope, and protecting the national electrical grid - Space Daily

Thu, 2017-12-14 10:09

Space weather, EarthScope, and protecting the national electrical grid
Space Daily
"A big induced current in power-transmission lines that takes down high-voltage transformers would be a major disaster," Schultz said. "EarthScope is materially helping the U.S. build resilience against space weather on critical infrastructure such as ...

Lockheed Martin strengthens weather forecasting with second next-generation weather satellite - Space Daily

Thu, 2017-12-14 10:09

Lockheed Martin strengthens weather forecasting with second next-generation weather satellite
Space Daily
Timely and accurate weather forecasts can directly affect public safety and protection of property; and the next satellite in the NOAA GOES-R Series will continue to provide more data for sharper, more detailed views of weather systems. NOAA's next ...

Lockheed selects NEC artificial intelligence software to study space ... - SpaceNews

Thu, 2017-12-14 03:32

SpaceNews

Lockheed selects NEC artificial intelligence software to study space ...
SpaceNews
Intelligent machines are taking the technology world by storm, and have started to move to outer space. WASHINGTON — The United States' largest military contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. announced Wednesday it will start using artificial intelligence ...

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Van Allen Belt Mystery Solved With Student-Built Satellite - Gizmodo

Wed, 2017-12-13 19:12

Gizmodo

Van Allen Belt Mystery Solved With Student-Built Satellite
Gizmodo
It helps protect the planet from dangerous space weather. Scientists have long known the source of the positively-charged protons—they're the product of cosmic rays colliding with particles in Earth's atmosphere—but they were unsure if the same ...

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NASA Looks at Artificial Intelligence to Control Spacecraft Radios - ExtremeTech

Wed, 2017-12-13 17:10

CBS News

NASA Looks at Artificial Intelligence to Control Spacecraft Radios
ExtremeTech
The situation is similar ins space, but instead of licensed users, the problem is congestion from naturally occurring radio sources. Space weather, radiation from the sun, and other objects can interfere with communications, requiring the spacecraft ...
Rapid-fire space station crew swap on tapCBS News

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Portuguese, - AppAdvice

Wed, 2017-12-13 16:11

Portuguese,
AppAdvice
Space Weather App ($1.99 → Free, 8.9 MB): Find out what's happening in the sky above with Space Weather. Astronomers, photographers, and anyone else interested in space. Space Weather focuses on what's happening in the magnetosphere, ionosphere ...

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