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A powerful 'X-class' solar flare just hit Earth. Forecasters are bracing for more sun activity ...

Yahoo Daily News 31 Mar 2023
An X-class flare erupts on the sun (lower right), emitting a burst of electromagnetic radiation, on March 28, 2022 Eastern Time.NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory ... A mid-level flare on the sun, captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.NASA/SDO ... An active region on the sun, with dark sunspots.NASA/SDO/AIA/HMI/Goddard Space Flight Center.

Three years behind SpaceX, 1st crew flight of Boeing’s Starliner delayed again

Stars and Stripes 30 Mar 2023
But the flight, since it’s carrying people, has to get an interim human rating from NASA ...If I just step back and look at how much work goes into that, there’s 600 components that have to be qualified on the Starliner for NASA and Boeing to review jointly, over 70 hazard reports and then a total of what we call 370 verifications.

The Sun’s Truly Awake As New X Flare Erupts From Its Atmosphere

IFL Science 30 Mar 2023
In the late evening of March 28, 2023, the Sun emitted a strong solar flare. This event caused some limited and temporary radio interference – and, in some cases, blackouts – on the Sunlit part of the planet ... The flares were an X-class ... NASA/SDO ... The new flare was reported by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory which monitors the Sun constantly. .

NASA Physicist Barred From Visiting Israel

Hamodia 30 Mar 2023
By Matis Glenn. U.S. officials reportedly told a NASA physicist to cancel her trip to Israel amid the latter country’s judicial reform controversy, according to Haaretz ... But my travel authorization was revoked yesterday.” ... .

Train derailment in Minnesota thrusts rail safety back into the spotlight

Market Watch 30 Mar 2023
... Administration (FRA) to study wheel-related failures and derailments and by enhancing switchyard safety practices, enacting brake-safety measures and requiring large freight-rail companies to join a confidential “close-call” reporting system administered by the FRA and NASA.

NASA, Boeing aiming for July launch of Starliner space capsule

Phys Dot Org 29 Mar 2023
"We've deliberated and decided that the best launch attempt is no earlier than July 21 for CFT," the crew flight test, Steve Stich, the manager of NASA's Commercial Crew Program, told reporters ... The Starliner will carry two NASA astronauts, Barry Wilmore and Sunita Williams to the ISS, where they are expected to stay for at least eight days.

The solar system was hit with a gamma-ray burst so bright, it blinded scientists' equipment ...

Business Insider 29 Mar 2023
NASA Goddard ... NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, A ... "GRB 221009A was likely the brightest burst at X-ray and gamma-ray energies to occur since human civilization began," said Eric Burns, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, NASA reported ... NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and Adam Goldstein (USRA).

Nokia will launch 4G internet on the moon later this year to help expand lunar exploration

Business Insider 29 Mar 2023
REUTERS/LEHTIKUVA/Roni Rekomaa Nokia plans to put a 4G/LTE network on the moon later this year, CNBC reported ... Nokia is set to launch 4G internet on the moon later this year, CNBC reported, part of the company's ongoing relationship with NASA ... rocket later this year, CNBC reported.

Opinion: Our space junk problem just got a cheap solution

The Virginian-Pilot 29 Mar 2023
Such episodes, which burn gallons of valuable propellant, cost NASA and its partners an average $1 million per incident ... Enter NASA’s Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy ... According to NASA’s new report, ground and space-based lasers that push junk out of the way without destroying it might achieve break-even economics within a decade.

Rare, bright gamma-ray burst occurs once in 10,000 years

The Siasat Daily 29 Mar 2023
The GRB 221009A was first reported when NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory detected X-rays on October 9, 2022. While the source initially appeared to be located in the Milky Way galaxy, not far from the galactic centre, and data from Swift and NASA’s Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope soon suggested it was much further away.

Human remains found in Lake Mead when water levels dropped to historic low are identified ...

The Daily Mail 29 Mar 2023
Smith was 39 when he was reported missing in the waters of the Colorado River reservoir behind Hoover Dam, the Clark County coroner's office said in a statement ... Divers were seen in August searching Lake Mead for remains after reports had come in that a fifth set of bones were found in the Swim Beach area.

Italy-sized chunk of Gulf of Mexico to be auctioned off by the US for oil drilling

Yahoo Daily News 29 Mar 2023
The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report warned that 3 billion people around the world are already suffering from severe climate impacts and that the world’s temperature will likely rise beyond 1.5C, unleashing much worse misery, within a decade if fossil fuels aren’t radically pared back.

Could aliens be investigating us? It's more likely than you think

The Jerusalem Post 28 Mar 2023
The report, authored by Dr ... NASA is reportedly concerned about such small objects as they are very difficult to detect. The recent report explained that such objects could likely reach Earth without being detected by astronomers as they would be too small to reflect enough sunlight to see them with most of NASA's telescope technology. .

Picture of the Day: Nasa Dragonfly rotorcraft eyes Saturn’s Titan moon

Eweekly 28 Mar 2023
It will mark the first time NASA will fly a multi-rotor vehicle for science on another planet ... It has successfully passed all the technical requirements and standards of a weeklong Preliminary Design Review (PDR), reports Nasa, including the rotorcraft-lander’s flight and autonomy systems. According to Nasa..

Hubble telescope captures changes in gas giants

CNN 28 Mar 2023
The NASA Hubble Space Telescope captured Earth’s outer planetary neighbors in images from 2014 to 2022, documenting changes in the planets’ weather and seasons over time ... A NASA research team is tracking the size and brightness of the north polar cap and reporting that the haze appears to get brighter each year.

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