NASA has selected University of Michigan’s $62M Explorer cubesat mission.
‘Largest radio telescope in space’ to improve solar storm warnings
Asst. Prof. Payne publishes new atmospheric rivers paper in Nature
“Understanding how atmospheric river characteristics will respond to a warming climate is vital to the resilience of communities affected by them.”
Launching Solar Orbiter
For more than a decade, a U-M team helped develop the scientific payload aboard Solar Orbiter. Join them on launch night.
NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights
Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.
Climate & Space students win AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards
The Outstanding Student Presentation Awards are awarded to students for quality research in the geophysical sciences.
Prof. Xianglei Huang named co-investigator on new NASA Earth Venture Continuity mission
Libera instrument will help researchers study the radiation budget at the top of the Earth’s atmosphere.
A passenger airplane will advance a U-Michigan-led satellite mission to understand climate
New Zealand plane fitted with receivers will validate CYGNSS data and improve interpretation.
“It looks like the Sun!”
Impressions from the Solar Orbiter launch.
Professor Justin Kasper to receive the 2020 Copernicus Medal
Selected for “pioneering work on the heating and acceleration of the solar corona and the solar wind.”
Professor Xianzhe Jia is co-investigator on NASA Io Volcano Observer (IVO) project
“It is a great time for Jupiter system exploration…”
Climate & Space postdoctoral research fellow is first author on new paper
Congratulations, Dr. Hegedus!
Solar Orbiter heads for the Sun
After a “thunderous launch” the spacecraft begins its two-year journey to our nearest star.
Professor Sushil Atreya will play a key role on NASA DAVINCI+ project
The proposal was one of just four selected from a pool of over two dozen submissions.
Solar Orbiter mission to track the sun’s active regions, improve space weather prediction
Latest ESA launch will be the first mission to get hi-res images of the sun’s poles
Climate & Space PhD student wins Runner-Up Award in the AMS Student Presentation Contest
The presentation was given at the 17th Annual Conference on Space Weather.
Universities’ crucial role in our spacefaring future
To ensure that our species endures, we must advance space-based technologies and break our interdisciplinary boundaries.