The PROSWIFT Act is a major step forward in developing a coordinated national space weather plan. But fully realizing the act's objectives will require a commensurate appropriation of funds to ensure the necessary advances in our understanding of the sun.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded a $43.8 million space weather contract to L3 Harris Technologies.
Researchers seeking to improve space weather forecasting need detailed information on the impact of previous space weather events on aircraft, power grid and satellite operators, according to a panel of experts speaking at the virtual American Geophysical Union fall meeting.
Brandywine Photonics is conducting a design study for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of a constellation of hundreds of small weather satellites.
UCAR’s president talks about space weather, radio occultation and a multidisciplinary approach to Earth science
As Congress and the Trump Administration seek to improve space weather coordination, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is eager to help.
The Southwest Research Institute won a $15.6 million contract to design and build the Solar Wind Plasma Sensor for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Follow On (SWFO) Lagrange 1 satellite.
Xplore Inc. won a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contract for a design study of a commercial solar observatory at Earth-Sun Lagrange Point 1.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded a $7.5 million contract to the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, to design, build and test an ion sensor for the Space Weather Follow-On Lagrange-1 mission.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded a $12.9 million contract to the Southwest Research Institute to design and build the Space Weather Follow-on (SWFO) Lagrange-1 Magnetometer.
After decades of fighting to be taken seriously, meteorologists say space weather is beginning to get the attention it deserves.
NASA announced March 12 it will fly two heliophysics and space weather experiments on the lunar Gateway to collect data to help future human missions to the moon and beyond.
The head of NOAA’s space weather office used a recent hearing to caution that a failure of an aging spacecraft in the next few years could leave the agency “hurting a little bit” in its ability to monitor solar activity.
The U.S. Air Force awarded contracts to Applied Technology Associates and Teledyne Brown Engineering to build satellite sensors to monitor Energetic Charged Particles in space.