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Failing weather satellite to be replaced

...Just a month after the government stored an extra weather satellite in space, the spare is being called on to replace...Eventually, the United States borrowed a European weather satellite to help. The GOES-10 satellite, placed in storage...
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New satellite instrument to improve warnings of solar bursts

...Thursday. The Solar X-ray Imager mounted on a weather satellite will monitor the sun for solar flares and other outbursts...million instrument is mounted on a $350 million weather satellite, in a stationary orbit 22,300 miles above the...
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Mars Climate Orbiter snaps first picture

...was shot Tuesday, NASA officials said. It was posted on the Internet site over the weekend. The weather satellite is expected to reach Mars' orbit on Sept. 23, about nine months after its launch. Its mission is to map the planet's...
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Resurrection of the Kyoto Protocol will doom president's energy plan professor emeritus of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, a former director of the U.S. Weather Satellite Service and author of Hot Talk, Cold Science: Global Warming's Unfinished Debate.) Knight Ridder/Tribune...
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This day in the Millennium: April 1

...the Hawaiian islands, resulting in more than 170 deaths. 1947: Greece's King George II died. 1960: The first weather satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral. 1963: The daytime drama General Hospital premiered. 1970: President Nixon signed...
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Cohen OKs firing laser against satellite in space

...laser against a satellite in space. In the test approved by Cohen, the Army will aim a beam at a small Air Force weather satellite 640 miles in space from the Mid-Infra-Red Advanced Chemical Laser, dubbed the MIRACL, at White Sands Missile...
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Community is guided by green

...include high performance insulation and efficient furnaces inside, and irrigation systems outside with sensors tied to weather satellite information. Construction waste was kept to a minimum and recycled on site. Mr. Thornton said home buyers are...
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Solar storms hit close to home

...storms. "Just as we use images from satellites to predict weather on the ground, the IMAGE spacecraft is our first weather satellite for the geosphere," said Janet Kozyra, a research scientist at the University of Michigan. On the Net: http...
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NASA confronts possibility of Friday the 13th launch

...unmanned spacecraft carried the designation 13, most notably NASA's 13th Pioneer space probe and NOAA-13, a weather satellite developed by NASA. Pioneer 13, though, was more commonly known as Pioneer Venus 2, and NOAA-13 conked out 12...
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