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Blog editor’s note: “Space hurricanes”? Seriously?

We knew space was a dangerous place, especially for weak signals from GPS and other GNSS, but this sounds like something from a Star Trek episode. Quantum strings, spatial anomalies, space hurricanes.

Well, another thing to add to the list of reasons why important services we get from space need to also be available from the ground.


‘Space hurricane’ observed above the North Pole

The space hurricane was detected in the Earth’s upper atmosphere and ‘rained electrons’ over the North Pole for nearly eight hours.