Space Weather

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Air Force Extends Northrop’s Weather Forecasting Contract

Northrop Grumman   (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract worth $ 300 million to help the U.S. Air Force disseminate weather prediction data for military users worldwide, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday .Jill Aitoro writes that Northrop will continue ... [Published GovConWire - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lockheed Martin Opens Tech Office in England; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin ’s space systems company has moved to help the United Kingdom grow its space capabilities by opening a technology office in the region, the Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday .Greg Avery writes the new office located at UK Space ... [Published New New Internet - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Advisory Outlook #14-29

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center Boulder, Colorado, USASPACE WEATHER ADVISORY OUTLOOK #14-29 2014 July 20 at 7:31 p.m. MDT (2014 July 21 0131 UTC)**** SPACE WEATHER OUTLOOK ****Summary For July 14-20No space ... [Published SpaceRef - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

GOES-R Magnetometer Ready for Spacecraft Integration

The Magnetometer instrument that will fly on NOAA's GOES-R satellite when it is launched in early 2016 has completed the development and testing phase and is ready to be integrated with the spacecraft. The Magnetometer will monitor magnetic field variations ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sun-powered spacecraft to be launched in 2016

WASHINGTON – A tiny spacecraft designed to sail by the power of the sun is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX rocket in 2016, a leading U.S. space enthusiast said July 9.The Planetary Society’s LightSail, an unmanned satellitelike craft known as a solar ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

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– Some 300 experts from ICAO Member States, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the aeronautical meteorology (MET) community and other industry professionals concluded a two-week meeting at ICAO Headquarters today that set key recommendations ... [Published International Civil Aviation Organization - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Having a blast: Local students take part in science program

WILTON >> The parking lot outside SUNY Adirondack’s Wilton campus looked like a mini-Kennedy Space Center on Thursday as students test-fired rockets as part of a cutting-edge science class.Young people from throughout the Capital Region are participating ... [Published Saratogian - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The sun goes nearly spotless

The sun seems to be taking a nap:  Spaceweather.com – July.16.14WHERE DID ALL THE SUNSPOTS GO?  This week, solar activity has sharply declined. There are only two numbered sunpots on the Earth-facing side of the sun, and each is so small you might have ... [Published HobbySpace - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

TOPCAT launches with UKube-1 to measure space weather conditions

If electronics is the cutting edge of new technology, UK university electronics research is the cutting edge of the cutting edge! Keep up with all the latest electronics-related research and development taking place across the UK.16th July 2014We first ... [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Space weather: Fine, with a chance of solar flares

font size decrease font size increase font sizeA mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory highlights the high-temperature solar material in a flare, which is typically colorized ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Space Environment Technologies Featured on William Shatner's Moving America Forward

- Jul. 15, 2014 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- provides advanced space weather products and services. Their core expertise is the accurate specification of solar spectral irradiance variations. They link that information with empirical, physics-based, and hybrid ... [Published Prlog - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Image of the Week: Solar Storm May Harm Frequent Fliers

Space weather impacts many modern-day technologies. But one of the most concerning – and least reported – space weather effects is the increased radiation exposure to passengers on commercial long-distance flights during so-called “solar radiation st ... [Published Laboratory Equipment - Jul 15 2014]

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"Our new office will support the UK Space Agency's objective to grow national involvement in the space sector through innovation and science, new opportunities, and space-related exports" said Stephen Ball, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin UK
...of the paper on these results that appeared online in Physical Review Letters on July 15, 2014, in conjunction with the July 18 print edition. "Not only do we think a similar process happens on the sun and around other planets, but these fast particles can damage the electronics in spacecraft and affect astronauts in space."
"This milestone is another example of our continuing progress to develop, build and launch GOES-R" said Greg Mandt, NOAA system program director for the GOES-R Series Program at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland
"The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) essentially watches the sun, watches for activity on the sun originating from sun spots" explains Bob Rutledge, Forecast Office lead

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Air Force Extends Northrop’s Weather Forecastin... [Published GovConWire - 3 hours ago]
Lockheed Martin Opens Tech Office in England; R... [Published New New Internet - Jul 21 2014]
NOAA SWPC Space Weather Advisory Outlook #14-29 [Published SpaceRef - Jul 21 2014]
GOES-R Magnetometer Ready for Spacecraft Integr... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
Lockheed Martin Opens Space Technology Office I... [Published Space Daily - Jul 21 2014]
NASA's Van Allen Probes Show How to Accelerate ... [Published Space Daily - Jul 21 2014]
Sun-powered spacecraft to be launched in 2016 [Published Japan Times - Jul 19 2014]
ICAO-meteorological-meeting-delivers-important-... [Published International Civil Aviation Organization - Jul 18 2014]
Having a blast: Local students take part in sci... [Published Saratogian - Jul 18 2014]
Quiet sun: Current solar cycle one of weakest i... [Published Sott.net - Jul 18 2014]
The sun goes nearly spotless [Published HobbySpace - Jul 17 2014]
Lockheed expanding space-sector business in Bri... [Published UPI - Jul 17 2014]
Forget Russia and China. The real threat to the... [Published PluginEurope.com - Jul 17 2014]
Save lives with better forecasts [Published The Hill - Jul 17 2014]
NOAA's GOES-R satellite Magnetometer ready for ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
NASA's Van Allen Probes show how to accelerate ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
TOPCAT launches with UKube-1 to measure space w... [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 17 2014]
Assessing the Effect of Spacecraft Motion on Si... [Published Springer Link Journal - Jul 17 2014]
The Death of a Comet: ISON's Post-Mortem [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 16 2014]
Space weather: Fine, with a chance of solar flares [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 16 2014]
Space Environment Technologies Featured on Will... [Published Prlog - Jul 16 2014]
NOAA's GOES-R satellite Magnetometer ready for ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 15 2014]
Surrey Satellite US Announces Payload Manifest ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Jul 15 2014]
NASA's Van Allen Probes Show How to Accelerate ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Personal Weather Stations Give Hyper-Local Fore... [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 15 2014]
NASA's Van Allen Probes Show How to Accelerate ... [Published Space Fellowship - Jul 15 2014]
Lockheed Martin Opens Space Technology Office I... [Published OSIX News - Jul 15 2014]
Image of the Week: Solar Storm May Harm Frequen... [Published Laboratory Equipment - Jul 15 2014]
Are Solar Storms a True Health Threat? [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Solar flares light up the sky [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 15 2014]
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Breaking down FERC's solar storm reliability st... [Published FierceSmartGrid - Jun 30 2014]
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has voted to approve a standard written by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), requiring electric utilities to monitor space weather, have paper plans to protect against solar storms, ...
NASA's Messenger Spots Giant Space Weather Effe... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 17 2014]
The solar wind of particles streaming off the sun helps drive flows and swirls in space as complicated as any terrestrial weather pattern. Scientists have now spotted at planet Mercury, for the first time, a classic space weather event called a hot flow ...
Solar maximum is back! [Published EarthSky - Jun 11 2014]
Years ago, in 2008 and 2009 an eerie quiet descended on the sun. Sunspot counts dropped to historically-low levels and solar flares ceased altogether. As the longest and deepest solar minimum in a century unfolded, bored solar physicists wondered ...
Space Weather Report for an Alien World [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 06 2014]
For the first time, ESA is providing regular space-weather reports for a spacecraft orbiting another planet.When your spacecraft is surfing deep into the atmosphere of an alien world, you need the latest information on conditions that could affect your ...
Mid-level solar flare erupts from sun on May 8 [Published EarthSky - May 08 2014]
<img align="left" src="http://en.es-static.us/upl/2014/05/solar-flare-5-8-2014-150x150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150"/><img src="http://en.es-static.us/upl/2014/05/solar-flare-5-8-2014-e1399584483200.jpg" alt="The bright light on the left side of ...
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