Space Weather News


Mission Press Releases

  • Can Ripples on the Sun Help Predict Solar Flares?
    University of California Berkeley - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 5:27:20 PM PDT

  • Global Helium Abundance Measurements in Solar Corona
    Naval Research Laboratory - Friday, September 18, 2020
    Posted on: 9/18/2020 5:10:09 PM PDT

  • House Science Bills on Space Weather and Election Technology Pass the House
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Posted on: 9/16/2020 10:51:54 PM PDT

  • Sunspot Cycle Is Stabilizing, According to Experts Worldwide
    National Solar Observatory - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 5:32:23 PM PDT

  • Solar Cycle 25 Has Begun
    Max Planck Institute - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 5:28:21 PM PDT

  • Improving weather forecasts with observations from the microwave instruments onboard China's FY-3D satellite
    Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of High Energy Physics - Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 10:00:15 PM PDT

  • More Than $5M to Improve Solar Storm Forecasts
    University of Michigan - Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 9:13:49 PM PDT

  • NSF and NASA partner to address space weather research and forecasting
    National Science Foundation - Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 2:49:44 PM PDT

  • NASA Sun Data Helps New Model Predict Big Solar Flares
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Friday, July 31, 2020
    Posted on: 7/31/2020 8:33:59 PM PDT

  • SwRI awarded contract to develop solar wind plasma sensor
    Southwest Research Institute - Wednesday, July 22, 2020
    Posted on: 7/22/2020 3:40:51 PM PDT

  • SwRI-managed TRACERS heliophysics mission enters Phase B
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, June 22, 2020
    Posted on: 6/22/2020 2:00:15 PM PDT

  • KU Leuven researchers shed new light on solar flares
    KU Leuven - Friday, June 19, 2020
    Posted on: 6/19/2020 8:55:26 PM PDT

  • SwRI awarded $12.8 million to develop space weather instrument
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    Posted on: 4/21/2020 8:58:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards NOAA's Space Weather Follow-On Lagrange 1 Magnetometer
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, April 15, 2020
    Posted on: 4/15/2020 5:10:47 PM PDT

  • Crafoord Prize in Astronomy to Solar Wind Discoverer Eugene Parker
    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Monday, February 3, 2020
    Posted on: 2/3/2020 2:36:35 PM PDT


  • NASA HQ - Thursday, January 23, 2020
    Posted on: 1/23/2020 11:16:25 PM PDT

  • Re. Johnson Opening Statement: Markup of HR 5260 Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow (PROSWIFT
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, January 9, 2020
    Posted on: 1/9/2020 3:59:06 PM PDT

  • Opening Statement: Rep. Lucas: Mark-up HR 5260 Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow (PROSWIFT)
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, January 9, 2020
    Posted on: 1/9/2020 3:56:57 PM PDT

  • SwRI-built instrument confirms solar wind slows farther away from the Sun
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, December 2, 2019
    Posted on: 12/2/2019 6:18:09 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson Reiterates Concerns to FCC Over Interference with Accuracy of Weather Forecasts
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    Posted on: 10/24/2019 1:14:43 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Reminder “Space Weather Instruments and Missions for Science.” RFI Closing Sept 23 and FAQs Added
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 9, 2020
    Posted on: 9/9/2020 3:17:42 PM PDT

  • Candidate Auroral Observations during the Major Solar-Terrestrial Storm in May 1680: Implication for Space Weather Events during the Maunder Minimum
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 2:12:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information (RFI) for Space Weather Instruments and Missions for Science released
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 17, 2020
    Posted on: 8/17/2020 6:32:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Program Scientist Job Announcements in Astrophysics, Heliophysics Divisions and the Exploration Science Strategy and Integration Office
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 29, 2020
    Posted on: 6/29/2020 5:38:06 PM PDT

  • Electric current evolution at the footpoints of solar eruptions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 21, 2020
    Posted on: 4/21/2020 5:14:37 PM PDT

  • Data from Parker Solar Probe’s Third Orbit Now Available to the Public
    NASA HQ - April 15, 2020
    Posted on: 4/15/2020 6:58:43 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 8: Space Weather Science Application Operations-to-Research Final Text and Due Dates
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - March 25, 2020
    Posted on: 3/25/2020 5:02:48 PM PDT

  • Extreme Space Weather Events Recorded in History
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 15, 2020
    Posted on: 3/16/2020 12:25:38 AM PDT

  • Solar Orbiter braves challenging early days
    European Space Agency - February 18, 2020
    Posted on: 2/18/2020 11:28:25 PM PDT

  • First Solar Orbiter Instrument Sends Measurements
    European Space Agency - February 18, 2020
    Posted on: 2/18/2020 11:25:24 PM PDT

  • NOAA: GOES-14 and GOES-15 will be placed into storage
    Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA) - January 13, 2020
    Posted on: 1/13/2020 10:50:46 PM PDT

  • Opening Statement of Rep. Roger Marshall Joint Environment & Space Subcommittee Hearing Space Weather: Advancing Research, Monitoring, and Forecasting
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - October 23, 2019
    Posted on: 10/24/2019 1:22:54 AM PDT

  • Chairwoman Horn’s Opening Statement for Space Weather Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - October 23, 2019
    Posted on: 10/24/2019 1:20:30 AM PDT

  • Opening Statement of Rep. Brian Babin Joint Environment & Space Subcommittee Hearing Space Weather: Advancing Research, Monitoring, and Forecasting Ca
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - October 23, 2019
    Posted on: 10/24/2019 1:19:08 AM PDT

  • NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #19-42 21 October 2019
    Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA) - October 21, 2019
    Posted on: 10/21/2019 1:34:54 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 43: changes to B.7 Space Weather Science Applications Operations 2 Research
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 17, 2019
    Posted on: 10/17/2019 3:13:26 PM PDT

  • A New Space Weather Tool for Identifying Eruptive Active Regions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2019
    Posted on: 10/11/2019 5:03:34 PM PDT

  • Application of Synoptic Magnetograms to Global Solar Activity Forecast
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 3, 2019
    Posted on: 10/3/2019 11:56:46 PM PDT

  • The Earliest Candidates of Auroral Observations in Assyrian Astrological Reports: Insights on Solar Activity around 660 BCE
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 13, 2019
    Posted on: 9/13/2019 10:58:36 PM PDT

  • Temporal and Spatial Evolutions of a Large Sunspot Group and Great Auroral Storms around the Carrington Event in 1859
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 29, 2019
    Posted on: 8/29/2019 2:56:41 PM PDT