US Unveils Plan to Deal with Space Weather

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Space weather, which can disrupt satellites, stifle communications networks and paralyse the electric power grid, is getting some special scrutiny from the Obama administration.

The White House announced a new strategy to identify and respond to interstellar phenomena such as solar flares that pose a looming threat to national security and the global economy.

The plan calls for clearer identification of space weather events, improved protection of vulnerable targets, and better forecasting.

 

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