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NASA advances U-M’s Mission Concept Study to photograph entire auroras from space
  1. NASA advances U-M’s Mission Concept Study to photograph entire auroras from space

    Two satellites could join NASA’s fleet studying the Sun and its impacts on Earth’s magnetic field.

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  2. $9.7M for tools to improve forecasts of harmful space weather

    Better forecasting could protect astronauts and instruments from solar eruptions that release damaging, high-energy particles.

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  3. Megastorms leave marks on Saturn’s atmosphere for hundreds of years

    Massive storms have appeared as “Great White Spots” on Saturn every 20 to 30 years since 1876. The impacts of those older storms have lasted in Saturn’s atmosphere for centuries.

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  4. Studying Earth’s defenses against solar storms

    NASA undertakes a comprehensive look at a critical atmospheric buffer between us and the sun, powered in part by University of Michigan researchers and alumni.

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  5. Parker Solar Probe data bolsters theories in long-running solar riddle

    University of Michigan researchers were able to accurately predict when and where the probe would cross an important barrier in the sun’s atmosphere.

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  6. Hurricane-tracking CYGNSS satellite system gets NASA renewal as it expands its reach

    Ocean wind tracker is finding new uses for inland studies.

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  7. More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts

    U-Michigan researchers play lead roles in national effort funded by NSF, NASA.

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  8. Switchbacks and spikes: Parker Solar Probe data consistent with 20-year-old theory

    Magnetic flux findings suggest “profound consequences for basic solar processes.”

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  9. Lockdown for space agencies put research projects in limbo

    University of Michigan researchers’ work on NASA and European Space Agency projects that have been altered by COVID-19.

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  10. ‘Largest radio telescope in space’ to improve solar storm warnings

    NASA has selected University of Michigan’s $62M Explorer cubesat mission.

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