Perseverance Mars rover figures out how devils and winds fill the Red Planet’s skies with dust

Large amounts of dust that help give the Red Planet Mars its butterscotch-pink sky is being blown into the atmosphere by whirling dust devils and occasional but powerful gusts of wind, NASA’s Perseverance rover has found. “The gust-driven lifting that Perseverance has detected in Lake crater are the first really definitive dust-lifting event that we’ve … Read more

Michael Strahan’s Blue Origin space flight delayed due to high winds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— TV celebrity and former football great Michael Strahan is going to have to wait another few days before rocketing into space. Strahan was supposed to blast off Thursday from West Texas with five others for the 10-minute flight. But on Wednesday, Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, bumped the launch to … Read more

Aurora storm: 3 departments still placed in orange vigilance for strong winds this Thursday

By Caroline J., Graziella L. Updated October 21, 2021 9:03 AM Posted October 21, 2021 8:08 AM Due to the passage of the Aurora storm over France, 3 departments are still placed in orange vigilance for strong winds this Thursday, October 21, 2021. These are the Ardennes, the Marne and the Meuse. the big gust … Read more

Nine departments of the West and North-West in orange vigilance for strong winds

Storm Aurora will sweep across the west and northwest of the country. Nine departments were placed, Wednesday, October 20, in orange vigilance for strong winds. The alert issued by Météo-France concerns Finistère, Morbihan, Côtes-d’Armor, Manche, Calvados, Eure, Seine-Maritime, Oise and Somme, from 4 p.m. and until 4 p.m. Thursday. “The Aurora storm, the first fall … Read more

THIS WEEK @NASA: New Mission Launches to Monitor Earth’s Landscapes, Winds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Are Speeding Up

latest happenings around nasa ABOVE VIDEO: A new Earth-observing mission launches to space, a move to make room aboard the space station, and some valuable space station science returns to Earth … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! New Mission Launches to Monitor Earth’s Landscapes “And liftoff. … Read more

Weather Alert: Bad weather: strong winds and heavy rains

Through Gilles MATRICON, meteorologist Posted on 03/10/21, updated on 03/10/21 at 10:56 a.m. ALERT to heavy rain and wind this weekend Complete weather forecasts live by phone at 3201* From Sunday October 3 at 9:00 a.m. to Monday October 4 at 7:00 a.m. Situation This weekend, a very important low pressure system stretches from the … Read more

Weather Alert: Bad weather this weekend: strong winds and intense rain

Through Gilles MATRICON, meteorologist Posted 10/02/21, updated 10/02/21 at 9:08 p.m. ALERT to heavy rains and high winds Complete weather forecasts live by phone at 3201* From Saturday October 2 at 6:00 p.m. to Monday October 4 at 12:00 a.m. Situation This weekend, a very important low pressure system stretches from the British Isles to … Read more

Weather alert: Bad weather: strong winds and heavy rain this weekend

Through Cyrille DUCHESNE, meteorologist Posted on 01/10/21, updated on 01/10/21 at 1:25 p.m. Warning to strong winds and heavy rain Complete weather forecasts live by phone at 3201* From Saturday October 2 at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday October 3 at 6:00 a.m. Situation This Friday, a depression located over the North Atlantic at 1013 hPa … Read more

Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Louisiana with “catastrophic” winds of at least 150 miles per hour

Dangerous Hurricane Ida made landfall for the first time this Sunday at noon in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of at least 150 mph (241 kph), classified as “catastrophic”, as reported by the National Hurricane Center (NHC for its acronym in English). Storm surge is forecast for the next few hours at 12 … Read more