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Predicting daily space weather will help keep your GPS on target

It's well known that severe space weather events โ€“ which are quite rare โ€“ can have a negative impact on our use of Global Positioning System (GPS) enabled devices. But our research, published in Geophysical Research Letters, shows that another form of space weather โ€“ which occurs on ...

dateDec 04, 2014 in Space Exploration
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ESA image: The gold standard

The Eutelsat-9B satellite with its EDRS-A payload is shown in the anechoic test chamber of Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse, France, having completed its final antenna pattern tests today.

dateNov 27, 2014 in Space Exploration
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NASA satellite spots Christmas

If you're looking for Christmas NASA's Aqua satellite spotted it in the Southern Indian Ocean. It's a coral atoll (a ring-shaped reef, island, or chain of islands made up of coral) in the northern Line Islands ...

dateDec 24, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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