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Better space weather forecasts could have saved SpaceX Starlink satellites from solar storm

Even small solar outbursts can have massive consequences for the environment around Earth, space weather experts learned after SpaceX lost 40 brand-new satellites in February after launching them into a “mild” geomagnetic storm. In a new study, a team of researchers explain how to correct space weather forecasts in the future, in order to prevent …

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NASA’s daring Artemis 1 “Red Crew” saved the day for the moon launch. Here’s how.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Not all space heroes wear spacesuits. Sometimes they wear helmets. NASA’s $4.1 billion Space Launch System (SLS) rocket was waiting on Launch Pad 39B here at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, Nov. 15, before launch when sensors detected another fuel leak. Such leaks were the bane of this rocket’s …

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