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Space19+ Briefing card - space weather and Lagrange mission

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Video: What is space weather?

What is space weather?
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Our star dominates the environment within our Solar System. Find out all about the effects of our unpredictable and temperamental star in this video, What is space weather?

Infographic: What is space weather?

What is space weather?
What is space weather?

Find out about the different elements of space weather in this new infographic, from the solar wind, to solar flares and coronal mass ejections.

Video: Asking the big questions – What is space weather?

Asking the big questions: What is space weather?
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On the sidelines at European Space Weather Week 2018, in Leuven, Belgium, ESA Web TV caught up with two experts working on the fascinating science of how our Sun's raging activity affects Earth and, ultimately, the infrastructure, networks and satellites on which we rely for daily economic activity.

Infographic: Solar warning – ESA's future Lagrange mission

Solar warning infographic
Solar warning infographic

Find out about ESA's future Lagrange mission to keep constant watch over our Sun in our new infographic...

Video: ESA's future Lagrange mission to monitor the Sun

ESA's future Lagrange mission to monitor the Sun
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ESA's future Lagrange mission will keep constant watch on the Sun. The satellite, located at the fifth Lagrange point, will send early warning of potentially harmful solar activity before it affects satellites in orbit or power grids on the ground, giving operators the time to act to protect vital infrastructure...

Video: ESA watches for solar hazards

ESA watches for solar hazards
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In this report, ESA Web TV takes a look at space weather, highlighting how ESA is working to develop new solar-observing missions and help make Europe more resilient to the Sun's effects on our daily lives...

Infographic: The science of space weather

The science of space weather
The science of space weather

Find out about the science of space weather in this infographic all about the interactions between our Sun and Earth...

Infographic: Space weather effects

Space weather effects
Space weather effects

In Europe’s economy today, numerous sectors can be affected by space weather. These range from space-based telecommunications, broadcasting, weather services and navigation, through to power distribution and terrestrial communications, especially at northern latitudes...