Solar storm: The Sun is blasting energy at Earth that can 'destroy' ground infrastructure

Express.co.uk | 11/22/2019 | Tom Fish
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Key infrastructure such as power grids on Earth can fail and esker storms can even creating a potentially deadly radiation hazard for astronauts in space.

However, while these events cannot be stopped, advance warning of oncoming solar storm will give operators of satellites, power grids and telecommunication systems time to take protective measures.

ESA - Mission

ESA is now planning a unique mission that will do just this.

The space agency’s Lagrange mission will make much-needed observations of the Sun, providing the necessary information for such advance warnings.

ESA - Lagrange - Mission

ESA Lagrange mission:

The Lagrange point is a position in space where...
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