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New findings could help keep satellites and space debris from colliding
Half a million objects, including debris, satellites, and the International Space Station, orbit the planet in the thermosphere, the largest layer of Earth's atmosphere. (2014-11-13)
May 22-23 workshop on impacts of severe space weather events
The nation's current and future ability to cope with severe space weather events and their possible societal and economic impacts is the focus of a free public workshop organized by the National Research Council's Space Studies Board. (2008-05-14)
Two GOES-R instruments complete spacecraft integration
Two of the six instruments that will fly on NOAA's first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R satellite have completed integration with the spacecraft. (2014-05-29)
NASA develops space weather app for Android smartphones and tablet users
NASA Goddard announced that its Space Weather App, previously only available for iPhone users, is now available for users of Android smartphone and tablet users. (2012-02-28)
NASA sees sun emit an M6.5 flare
The M6.5 flare on the morning of April 11, 2013, was also associated with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME), another solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space and can reach Earth one to three days later. (2013-04-11)
NASA unveils new space-weather science tool
When NASA's satellite operators need accurate, real-time space-weather information, they turn to the Community Coordinated Modeling Center of the Space Weather Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. (2010-02-23)
Earth-directed CME released by long duration solar flare
On Feb. 9, 2013 at 2:30 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, associated with a long duration C2.4-class flare. (2013-02-11)
New solar active region spitting out flares
An active region on the sun, numbered AR 1504, rotated into view over the left side of the sun on June 10, 2012. (2012-06-14)
Railways: Ensuring readiness in case of space weather events
The JRC has been looking into the risks of space weather impact on critical infrastructures. (2015-12-18)
Better weather information
The Office of Naval Research, under a cost-shared cooperative agreement with Lockheed Martin, will begin a month-long demonstration of a weather radar capability that uses the Navy's SPY-1 phased array radar. (1999-08-09)
Sun spits out a coronal mass ejection
At 11:24 p.m. EDT on Oct. 4, 2012, the sun unleashed a coronal mass ejection (CME). (2012-10-05)
Space weather moves from observation toward prediction
Space weather is the term used to describe conditions caused by the flow of magnetic material from the Sun to the Earth. (2001-09-10)
NASA spacecraft observe Nov. 20 solar eruption
On Nov. 20, 2012, at 7:09 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection or CME. (2012-11-20)
NASA sees the sun produce 2 CMEs
In the evening of Feb. 5, 2013, the sun erupted with two coronal mass ejections or CMEs that may glance near-Earth space. (2013-02-07)
NASA's STEREO detects a CME from the sun
On 5:24 a.m. EDT on May 17, 2013, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later and affect electronic systems in satellites and on the ground. (2013-05-17)
Sun shoots out 2 coronal mass ejections
On Jan. 23, 2013, at 9:55 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, or CME. (2013-01-24)
Space weather disrupts communications, threatens other technologies
A powerful solar flare has ushered in the largest space weather storm in at least four years and has already disrupted some ground communications on Earth, said University of Colorado Boulder Professor Daniel Baker, an internationally known space weather expert. (2011-02-18)
Continuing Thanksgiving eruptions on the sun
On Nov. 23, 2012, at 8:54 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME. (2012-11-26)
Third substantial solar flare in 2 days
The sun erupted with another significant flare today, peaking at 10:28 a.m. (2014-10-22)
Sophisticated ESA space weather tool under development
If a satellite encounters high-energy particles or other (2007-02-02)
NASA releases images of M-class solar flare
On April 2, 2014, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 10:05 a.m. (2014-04-02)
NASA spacecraft capture an Earth directed coronal mass ejection
On Aug. 20, 2013 at 4:24 am EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon which can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later. (2013-08-20)
Active region on sun continues to emit solar flares
The sun emitted two mid-level solar flares on Sept. 7, 2017. (2017-09-07)
New research contributes to defense of Earth's technologies
Leicester scientists have implemented a new radar mode to create a clearer picture of space weather. (2009-06-03)
NASA's SDO observes mid-level solar flare
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare on the morning of May 22, 2013. (2013-05-22)
NASA's SDO spots a summer solar flare
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 12:20 p.m. (2014-07-08)
NASA sees another Earth-directed CME
On Aug. 21, 2013 at 1:24 am EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space and reach Earth one to three days later. (2013-08-21)
First large-scale, physics-based space weather model transitions into operation
The first large-scale, physics-based space weather prediction model is transitioning from research into operation. (2011-01-27)
NASA's SDO sees sun emit a mid-level solar flare
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare that peaked at 8:30 pm EDT on Oct. (2013-10-24)
CERN, eat your heart out? U of A research team helps identify an interstellar particle accelerator
Newly released research in Nature Communications from the University of Alberta has identified the existence of a giant cosmic accelerator above the Earth. (2013-12-04)
Coronal mass ejection headed toward Mercury and Venus
On July 1, 2013, at 6:09 p.m. EDT, the sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection, or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space that can affect electronic systems in satellites. (2013-07-02)
NASA sees activity continue on the sun
Solar activity continued on May 14, 2013, as the sun emitted a fourth X-class flare from its upper left limb, peaking at 9:48 p.m. (2013-05-15)
Mid-level solar flare erupts from the sun
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 6:07 a.m. (2014-05-08)
NASA sees a significant flare surge off the sun
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 1:48 p.m. (2014-09-10)
NASA sees sun unleash a wide, but benign, CME
The sun erupted with a wide, Earth-directed coronal mass ejection on Sept. (2012-09-28)
Sun spits out mid-level solar flare
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, beginning at 11:57 p.m. (2014-02-04)
Earth-directed coronal mass ejection from the sun
The sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space and can reach Earth one to three days later and affect electronic systems in satellites and on the ground. (2013-03-15)
NASA's SDO shows images of significant solar flare
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 7:49 p.m. (2014-02-25)
New sunspots producing space weather
On Jan. 13, 2013, at 2:24 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME. (2013-01-14)
Sun emits a mid-level solar flare
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 9:03 a.m. (2014-04-18)
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