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2019

NASA Selects Mission to Study Space Weather from Space Station

February 25, 2019 – NASA

NASA has selected a new mission that will help scientists understand and, ultimately, forecast the vast space weather system around our planet. Space weather is important because it can have profound impacts – affecting technology and astronauts in space, disrupting radio communications and, at its most severe, overwhelming power grids.

Space Dynamics Lab chosen by NASA to study space weather from Int'l Space Station

March 13, 2019 – HJ News

Utah State University physics professor Mike Taylor has studied upper atmospheric gravity waves for more than three decades. Now, he can lead a project chosen by NASA to study the atmosphere from the International Space Station. A camera that will mount to the station is expected to launch in August 2022.