MULTIMEDIA: Space Weather

Living With Space Weather:

Why is forecasting space weather important? Space weather can cause geomagnetic storms which may disrupt power utilities, communication and navigation systems and cause radiation damage to spacecraft, orbiting satellites and the International Space Station. This video explains how the GOES-R series satellites will advance space weather observations and warnings. Download Original | Transcript Credit: NASA Goddard Multimedia

NOAA:  Monitoring Space Weather:

This NOAA "Big Picture" video features Robert Rutledge, a forecaster at the NOAA National Weather Service NWS Space Weather Prediction Center, discussing how NOAA monitors space weather events, models their impact on Earth, and works with commercial sectors to protect lives and property. Download Original | Transcript Credit: NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory