The top space stories of the week!


A comet explosion released dark and glassy shards in Chile’s Atacama Desert, NASA works to repair the Hubble Space Telescope and an astronaut makes tacos with the first space-grown chiles. These are some of the top stories this week from Space.com. 

NOAA is monitoring recent solar outburst activity. 

An image shows a coronal mass ejection bursting off the sun on Nov. 2, 2021. (Image credit: SOHO (ESA & NASA))

The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has been monitoring a series of solar outbursts which could interfere with power grids, satellites and radio signals here on Earth. SWPC is an office within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The “cannibal” outbursts from the sun have been producing bubbles of hot gas and magnetic field called coronal mass ejections. 





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