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Solar storm headed to earth

A geomagnetic storm from the sun might bring the aurora borealis, the northern lights as far south as Colarado. If the storm does not change its course which it usually does, the shift can prevail for a longer period. The northern lights are formed due to the collision between the gaseous particles in the Earth’s ..


NASA launches Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R)

NASA successfully launched National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s next-generation weather satellite, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R). The satellite will boost weather observation capabilities of the United States resulting in more timely forecasts and warnings. Once the satellite reaches its final designated orbit, GOES-R will be renamed as GOES-16. The satellite is expected to become ..