Members of a House Science Committee panel expressed support for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's imperiled Space Environment Center (SEC) at a hearing Oct. 30. Located in Boulder, Colo., the SEC monitors and forecasts space weather phenomena such as solar flares that can adversely affect spacecraft, aircraft, or ground-based electrical power and communications systems. The center is in danger of losing half its staff or possibly closing if proposed congressional ...

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