Models are being developed to assist satellite operators prepare for hazardous space weather.
Lack of observations where Earth's atmosphere reaches outer space is an issue. SpaceX is filling in after experiencing a solar storm earlier this year.
The solar storm that killed them wasn't awful, a NOAA expert told Space.com.
Since Earth's orbits have become congested since the last solar storm, space weather predictions are crucial
Solar weather causes this thin atmosphere far above Earth's surface to vary density, causing difficulties like those Starlink satellites encountered in February.