NOAA officially returned the GOES-13 spacecraft to normal operations at 15:45 UTC on June 10, 2013 after it spent two and a half weeks in safe mode. Tests showed that the arm for the solar array panel was likely hit by a micrometeoroid on May 22, 2013
A relative active 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season produced 19 named storms with 10 hurricanes. This year had 7 storms more than the historical average. Atlantic hurricane season started officially with June 1, and it ends on November 30, 2012. This season started
2 months of live feed of the Sun recorded from NASA GOES-15 SXI from March 28 to May 28, 2012Music: Chopin – Nocturne in E flat major Op. 9, No.
UPDATE: The Geomagnetic Storm has subsided over the past few hours. However, the solar wind remains energized and occasional pulses of activity are expected for another 24 hours. Region 1283, the responsible party back at the Sun, decayed today. The Geomagnetic Storm
The Puyehue volcano in Chile continues to spew ash that is still disrupting air travel as far as Australia and New Zealand this week. A new animation of satellite imagery just released from the NASA/NOAA GOES Project shows the ash spewing from the
Mapping the Earth’s magnetic field – to find oil, track storms or probe the planet’s interior – typically requires expensive satellites. University of California, Berkeley, physicists have now come up with a much cheaper way to measure the Earth’s magnetic field