Friday, February 12, 2010

SDO Launch news coverage

The SDO launch generated a lot of interest in the press, appearing in
hundreds of newspapers and television shows around the world. Here
are the top 15%:



Associated Press



USA Today

Sky & Telescope


Information Week

Universe Today



PR Newswire


Nature Online blog

Orlando Sentinel blog

Scientific American blog

Daily Camera

Central Florida News

The Canadian Press

Sydney Morning Herald

Solar Dynamics Observatory Set For Feb 9 Launch

Solar spacecraft to record sun at Imax resolution


Multiple Tweetups Planned for Solar Dynamics Observatory Launch

Times Online

Nasa mission to unravel sun's threat to Earth

Science Daily

Instruments to Study Space Weather Set for NASA Launch

montana state university

MSU helped design solar telescopes to be launched Feb. 9

TG daily

Probe will warn of solar storms

Aviation Week

Solar Dynamics Observatory Nearing Launch

Space Ref

Celebrate the Launch of the Solar Dynamics Observatory With Tweetups and Launch Events

Spaceflight Now

Launch nears for observatory to monitor Sun's behavior

Sat News

NASA And ULA Solar Dynamics Observatory — We'll Follow The Sun

Universe Today

NASA's Solar Crown Jewel Bolted atop Atlas Rocket

Trans World News

Astronomy.FM to Host First "Virtual" Tweetup to Celebrate NASA Solar Observatory Launch

Spacedaily Today

UK Scientists Gear Up For NASA's SDO (Feb 03, 2010)

Satnews Publishers

NASA And ULA Solar Dynamics Observatory — We'll Follow The Sun (Jan 28, 2010)

Florida Today

SDO Placed In Fairing, On Track For February Launch


New Space Telescope to Target Sun Storms

The London Times (UK)

Sun view costs NASA $856m - but you can watch free on iPhone

The Independent (UK)

Do not adjust your sets: solar storms could cause blackouts at Olympics

BBC News, February 11, 2010

SDO solar observatory launches from Cape Canaveral

Wired Magazine, May 1, 2009

Cute Little Spacecraft Will Take Amazing Pictures of the Sun

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), February 11, 2010

NASA launches sun-watching satellite

BBC, Feb. 10, 2010

How solar observatory will launch

BBC, Feb. 10, 2010

Ten years of solar activity

The Register (UK), Feb. 11, 2010

Sun-gazing sat heads for the heavens: Solar Dynamics Observatory lifts off

Calcutta Tube (India), Jan. 31, 2010

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) to be launched Feb 9

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), February 13, 2010

Staring into the Sun

Space Daily (UK), February 3, 2010

UK Scientists Gear Up For NASA's SDO

The Daily Mail (UK), February 3, 2010

Solar firestorm set for 2012 could cause communications blackout during London

New Zealand Herald, Feb. 3, 2010

Solar activity my disrupt Olympics viewing

Astronomy Magazine, Feb. 2, 2010

NASA to launch Sun-studying satellite

BBC News, Feb 10, 2010

Sat-nav devices face big errors as solar activity rises

Florida Today, Feb. 5, 2010

Solar Dynamics Observatory: The 'variable sun' mission

Florida Today, Feb. 12, 2010

Strength of Atlas hurls sun-studying satellite into space

USA Today, Feb. 9, 2010

Unlocking sun's secrets key to Earth's security

Hindustan Times, Feb. 9, 2010

NASA ready to launch satellite to explore sun

San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 8, 2010

Launch of NASA satellite delayed until Wednesday

Gulf Times (Qatar), Feb. 11, 2010

Nasa's solar probe rockets towards Sun

Wall Street Journal, Feb. 11, 2010

NASA Launches Solar Observatory

Scientific American, Feb. 9, 2010

NASA Readies a Satellite to Probe the Sun - Inside and Out

One India (India), Feb. 12, 2010

NASA's solar mission takes off

The Money Times (India), Feb. 10, 2010

NASA to launch solar observatory to unravel secrets of the Sun

Thaindian (Thailand) News, Feb. 12, 2010

NASA launches spacecraft to study the sun

Sky & Telescope, Feb. 11, 2010

NASA's New Eye on the Sun

USA Today, Feb. 11, 2010

NASA rocket, solar observatory reach orbit

Information Week, Feb. 11, 2010

NASA Looks Into The Eyes Of The Sun

Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 11, 2010

NASA launches satellite to help forecast solar storms

The Boulder Daily Camera, Feb. 25, 2010

Kate Becker: 'Oh no!' We don't understand solar storms - yet

TG Daily, Feb. 1, 2010

Probe will warn of solar storms

Xinhua Daily (China), Feb. 12, 2010

U.S. launches new solar observatory

CNN, Feb. 11, 2010

NASA launches Solar Dynamics Observatory

New York Times, Feb. 11 2010

NASA Launches Observatory to Study Sun

Fox News, Feb. 9, 2010

New Solar Observatory to Unlock Sun's Mysteries