This just in: expect solar storms of unusual ferocity

solar storms or space weather creates beautiful auroras like the northern lights
Auroras, such as the Northern Lights shown here over Lyngen in Norway, are caused by solar storms: space weather. Credit: Hak Liang Goh / Getty

Low Earth orbit is an increasingly crowded place as the next peak period of solar storms arrives. What’s the forecast for space technological systems?

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