News & Events

News & Events

HAO News

HiWIND team, Kiruna, Sweden
June 29, 2018

Finally, after repeated postponements due to unfavorable weather conditions, HiWind launched from Esrange Space Center, Kiruna, Sweden, on Sunday, 24 June. The HiWIND team arrived early May 2018. During May, they assembled the gondola and mounted numerous specialized instrumentation in preparation for a June launch.

Hanli Liu-CEDAR Prize Lecture
June 28, 2018

Hanli Liu gave the CEDAR Prize Lecture on Thursday, June 28th, at the CEDAR Summer Workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Prize Lecture was awarded in recognition of the work accomplished on the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model–eXtended (WACCM-X) and the paper describing it that was recently published in the Journal of Advances in Modeling of Earth Systems.

April 3, 2018

In February, 2018, a specialized engineering team, led by principal investigator Dr. Qian Wu, traveled from Boulder, Colorado to a NASA facility in Palestine, Texas. The team spent two weeks working with NASA colleagues performing compatibility testing between the HiWIND electrical systems and the NASA balloon command and control communications systems.



Determining the state of the corona prior to coronal mass ejections (CMEs) is crucial to understanding and ultimately predicting solar eruptions.

July 20, 2016

The Sun Today is a single-page website dedicated to displaying the most recent movies from MLSO and other solar instruments. It is designed to display best on an HD display, but will scale properly for mobile devices. Set it as your home page and learn more about...The Sun Today!

December 22, 2014

The Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) satellite was launched in 1980 aboard a NASA Delta rocket. Among SMM's primary science objectives was the study of the dynamics of solar flares and the study of solar magnetic fields associated with the flare phenomenon.

Table of Events

Datesort descending Speaker Title
07/18/2018 - 2:00pm Hansteen, Viggo HAO Colloquium - Viggo Hansteen, University of Oslo
07/25/2018 - 2:00pm Gasperini, Federico HAO Colloquium - Federico Gasperini, HAO
08/01/2018 - 2:00pm Wang, Haimin HAO Colloquium - Haimin Wang, NJIT/Big Bear Solar Observatory
08/08/2018 - 2:00pm Grubbs, Guy HAO Colloquium - Guy Grubbs, NASA GSFC
08/15/2018 - 2:00pm Savage, Sabrina HAO Colloquium - Sabrina Savage, MSFC
08/22/2018 - 2:00pm Ugarte Urra, Ignacio HAO Colloquium - Ignacio Ugarte Urra, Naval Research Lab
08/29/2018 - 2:00pm HAO Colloquium -
09/05/2018 - 2:00pm Vourlidas, Angelos HAO Colloquium - Angelos Vourlidas, JHUAPL
09/12/2018 - 2:00pm Arge, Nick HAO Colloquium - Nick Arge, NASA GSFC
09/19/2018 - 2:00pm HAO Colloquium -