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Southwest Research Institute wins NOAA contract to build space weather instrument

SAN FRANCISCO – The Southwest Research Institute won a $15.6 million contract to design and build the Solar Wind Plasma Sensor for the National...

Ball Aerospace wins NOAA space weather contract

SAN FRANCISCO – Ball Aerospace won a $96.9 million contract June 25 to build, integrate and operate the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space...

Space news: UK-built ESA solar probe makes first close pass to...

In comparison, Earth orbits the Sun at a distance of around 93 million miles, on average. The European orbiter, called SolO, is a European...

Tethers Unlimited to provide hardware for NASA’s PUNCH sun-watching mission

Four microsatellites will study how the sun’s outer atmosphere, or corona, imparts energy and mass to the solar wind during NASA’s PUNCH mission. (SwRI...

Space weather forecast: Earth being bombarded by 1.5million km per hour...

Earth is being bombarded by solar particles travelling at a staggering 425 kilometres per second. The stream of particles has made their 150 million...

How to See Comet SWAN in Night Skies

Even as humans on Earth remain locked down, the heavens abide. There is always reason to look up, perhaps now more than ever.The latest...

UC Berkeley Lab to build NOAA space weather instrument

SAN FRANCISCO – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded a $7.5 million contract to the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California,...

How Deliver Us The Moon uses real astronaut tech to make...

Embark on a critical mission to save humanity from extinction, launching today on PS4 This is a moment we have been waiting...

Southwest Research Institute wins NOAA space weather contract

SAN FRANCISCO – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded a $12.9 million contract to the Southwest Research Institute to design and build the...

BepiColombo: Mercury mission set to wave goodbye to Earth

Artwork: The stacked probes will pass by the Earth at a distance of 12,700kmThe joint European-Japanese mission to Mercury reaches a key milestone on...

Uranus Ejected a Giant Plasma Bubble During Voyager 2’s Visit

Uranus is unquestionably weird. Swirling with mostly water, methane and ammonia, the solar system’s seventh planet is tipped over at 98 degrees, so its...

U.S. government aims for better coordination in space weather campaign

After decades of fighting to be taken seriously, meteorologists say space weather is beginning to get the attention it deserves. The Trump administration established the...

NOAA warns of risks from relying on aging space weather missions

WASHINGTON — The head of NOAA’s space weather office used a recent hearing to caution that a failure of an aging spacecraft in the...

Solar storm UNDERWAY: Solar wind is ‘pouring in’ which could lead...

Space weather forecasters have revealed how Earth is currently in the midst of a solar storm which could be powerful enough to hamper Earth’s...

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to arrive this WEEKEND ‘Aurora watchers...

A hole has opened up in the atmosphere of the Sun, allowing for a stream of solar winds to be released. The hole appeared...

Solar probe embarks on unprecedented mission to map sun's polar regions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun...

Atlas launches Solar Orbiter mission

WASHINGTON — An Atlas 5 successfully launched a European-led solar science mission Feb. 9, the latest effort in what scientists are calling a “golden...

Solar Orbiter blasts off to capture first look at sun's poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of...

Nikki Bella Shares How Quarantine Is Leading Her To A Possible...

Everyone is going through a difficult time during this Coronavirus pandemic that is not nearing its end any time soon. The only people who...