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ESA Opens New Space Weather Center In Brussels To Keep Their Eyes On Our Sun
2013-04-05 13:48:27

This week, ESA opened a new Space Weather Coordination Center to gather up-to-date information on our Sun. It is the first such data coordination center opened under the Agency’s Space Situational Awareness Programme.

2012-10-25 04:00:57

Much more snow over the Central US and Great Lakes early this winter season with powerful snowstorms along the East Coast possible later in the season.

America Needs A National Weather Commission
2012-09-28 10:20:38

An expert panel called on Congress yesterday to create the first U.S. Weather Commission to help guide policymakers to leverage weather expertise across government and the private sector.

2011-06-28 08:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System team has successfully tripled the bandwidth on the Satellite Broadcast Network (SBN)/NOAAPort, the primary vehicle through which hydrometeorological forecasting products are provided to the National Weather Service's Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS). Serving more than 130 weather forecast offices and river forecast centers The SBN expansion is...

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2011-06-23 08:00:22

Data products from the Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI) developed by the NRL Spacecraft Engineering Department and Space Science Division were officially transitioned for use in operational systems at the Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA) on June 9, 2011.

2011-06-22 05:00:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) engineers have completed installation of a XLS-band antenna at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam that will allow military commanders to receive real time weather information for operational use.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.