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Part 1 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Bob McCoy – Office of Naval Research. Storms and variations in the ionosphere impact Navy instruments, e.g, Suns storms (disturbances) can degrade GPS affecting ship navigation, airplanes, and all kinds of communication and transportation on Earth. Dish TV and satellite operations are also disrupted or impacted by this. Talks about the fun of flying rockets and studying the data to make new discoveries.