To the Moon, Alice!

Along the Eastern seaboard? Look to the skies to glimpse NASA's LADEE, off to study the moon's thin atmosphere. Thick enough to study, but not for weather. The launch is soon, tonight at 11:27 EDT. ~Wildcard

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Today’s news: Ernesto, Curiosity’s first color photo, and severe weather by week’s end

Good evening everyone, Last night's post was kind of huge, so I'm just going to run through some of the major weather news right now. Once again, please e-mail with with any questions regarding any topic I cover here. Ernesto If you were following the twitter feed (@wildcardweather) today you saw that Ernesto grew to …

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Curiosity to be mankind’s Martian weather station

NASA's Mars rover "Curiosity" is set to land on Mars August 6th, and when it does it's going to double as a weather station. From Elizabeth Howell and Space.com In addition to looking for signs of current and past habitability to extraterrestrial life, the rover, due to land Aug. 6, will learn more about whether …

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