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October 24, 2014
DRAGON SPACE
China launches first mission to moon and back
Beijing (AFP) Oct 24, 2014
China launched its first space mission to the moon and back early Friday, authorities said, the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious programme to one day land a Chinese citizen on the Earth's only natural satellite. The unnamed, unmanned probe will travel to the moon, fly around it and head back to Earth, re-entering the atmosphere and landing, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) said in a statement. ... read more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability
The U.S. military has demonstrated that Lockheed Martin's Aegis weapon system can destroy a ballistic missile solely on tracks from remote airborne sensors. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar
The military forces of Qatar are receiving a satellite communications system and network operations center from Thales. ... more
TECH SPACE

Suomi team ward off recent space debris threat
While space debris was the uncontrolled adversary in the award-winning space thriller film "Gravity," space debris, also known as "space junk," is an ongoing real-life concern for teams managing sat ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Awards Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder for the JPSS-2 Mission
NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, of Azusa, California, for the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) Instrument for flight on the J ... more


MISSILE NEWS

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile
The second test flight of India's Nirbhay long-range cruise missile achieved all its mission objectives, the India Defense R&D Organization reports. ... more
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TECH SPACE

Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing
Energy loss in optical systems, such as lasers, is a chief hindrance to their performance and efficiency, and it occurs on an ongoing, frustrating basis. To help laser systems overcome loss, operato ... more
CHIP TECH

Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator
Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology report that they have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an atomi ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

ENERGY TECH

A brighter design emerges for low-cost, 'greener' LED light bulbs
The phase-out of traditional incandescent bulbs in the U.S. and elsewhere, as well as a growing interest in energy efficiency, has given LED lighting a sales boost. However, that trend could b ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Proton-M Lofts Express-AM6 Satellite
Russia launched on Tuesday an Express-series communications satellite on board the Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said. "T ... more
LAUNCH PAD

China Completes Country's Largest Spaceport
Construction of the fourth and the largest spaceport in China in the country's southern city of Wenchang has been completed and it is ready for launch, People's Daily reported Friday. Completi ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Physicists build reversible laser tractor beam
Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre. It is the first long-distance o ... more
SPACEMART

ISRO spy case: Kerala to decide on future course of action
The Kerala government will seek legal opinion on the Kerala High Court's ruling quashing the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers who had implicated and arr ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

SPACE MEDICINE

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is leading a study on the effects of long-term space travel to humans, a UH news release said. Six members of the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simula ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Dava Newman nominated for NASA post
The White House has announced the nomination of MIT's Dava Newman, professor of aeronautics and astronautics and of engineering systems, as NASA's deputy administrator, the space agency's No. 2 lead ... more
TECH SPACE

SSL Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers For Intelsat 30
Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has announced that a satellite designed and built for Intelsat, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The sat ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System
Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. "The creati ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite
Prime contractor Lockheed Martin and payload provider Northrop Grumman have delivered the payload for the fourth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite of the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrar ... more

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ROCKET SCIENCE

Descent Data May Help With Future Mars Landings
NASA successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The data from these thermal imag ... more
DRAGON SPACE

Work completed on satellite launch center in Hainan
Construction of the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Hainan province, China's fourth and most advanced space launch center, has been completed and it will soon become operational, People's Daily ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

UAV NEWS

Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

SPACEMART

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

GPS NEWS

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ROCKET SCIENCE

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

MISSILE NEWS

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

AEROSPACE

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

TECH SPACE

Argentina launches its first telecom satellite

TECH SPACE

ORNL research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing

AEROSPACE

Brazil, Argentina to negotiate over Gripen aircraft

RAZAR zoom scope developed for military assault rifles

Australia closer to new joint-service helicopter crew training

Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets: report

China's space policy gets even tighter

China's Secret Moon Mission

Heading, attitude system ordered by Airbus Helicopters

EIAST: KhalifaSat design completed

Australia's Tiger armed recon helicopters getting upgrade

New Zealand updating Super Seasprite helicopter training systems

ADS signs MetOp-SG prime contract with ESA

LockMart Team Delivers Lightning Mapper Instrument For Weather Satellite

Molten metals in spin cycle on ESA's centrifuge

Philippines' Aquino criticises typhoon rebuilding delays

What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

AREVA develops a smart network for industrial site management

Report: Better mpg, switch in fuels means lower expense

EU regulators target Honeywell, DuPont over coolant

Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit

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