NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

POLAR GATEWAYS PODCAST GALLERY

Dr. John F. Cooper from the Heliospheric Physics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Barrow, Alaska. John was the chairperson for the Polar Gateways Arctic Circle Sunrise Conference.

Dr. John F. Cooper from the Heliospheric Physics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Barrow, Alaska. John was the chairperson for the Polar Gateways Arctic Circle Sunrise Conference. Photo Credit - Jay Friedlander

Space Weather Fact

A major solar 'superstorm' such as the one in 1859 could cost $30 billion a day to the US electrical power grid, and up to $70 billion to the satellite industry.

NASA Logo - nasa.gov