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helen-damnation
14th May 2013, 13:08
BBC News - Monster radiation burst from Sun (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22525233)

Keep an eye on the notams if it comes our way :eek:

MrMachfivepointfive
14th May 2013, 13:26
WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE!
WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE!!

Wait a minute. According to the NOAA we won't.

NOAA / NWS Space Weather Prediction Center (http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/index.html)

Why do the GREATEST SOLAR ERUPTION EVER bbc/cnn/reuters warnings never match what the guys in Colorado have to say?

DX Wombat
14th May 2013, 13:50
Did either of you two actually read the BBC and NOAA reports? I can't access NOAA at the moment but this is from NASA via the BBC:
Nasa said this solar explosion - known as a coronal mass ejection (CME) - was not directed at Earth, but it could pass several US spacecraft.

Basset hound
14th May 2013, 14:11
Will this affect the guys in the ISS?

captjns
14th May 2013, 15:14
Direct from NOAA

Latest SWPC 3-day Space Weather Forecast (http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/forecast.html)

Looks like the nads should be safe:ok: