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Radiation Storm Belt Probes
2012-09-15 06:25:28

With the August 30 launch of the Radiation Storm Belt Probes (RSBP), the mission teams at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station celebrated a job well done.

New Program Aims To Advance Scientific Understand Of Sun and Space Weather
2012-08-16 06:47:12

New report presents research program for solar and space physics over the next decade.

NASA RBSP Probes To Study Space Weather Extremes
2012-08-09 08:47:26

After a 50-year quest to better understand space weather and Earth's Van Allen Radiation Belts, New Jersey Institute of Technology scientist Louis J. Lanzerotti will once again see his dream rocket into space on August 23, 2012.

2012-08-07 15:25:21

NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Aug. 9 to discuss the upcoming launch of the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), a mission to study Earth’s radiation belts.

Solar Flare Captured By SDO
2012-07-31 13:47:29

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (Solar Dynamics Observatory) captured a mid-level solar flare on Saturday, showing us that the sun is getting prepped for its solar maximum.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.