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April 24, 2014
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Russia eyes building Glonass stations in 36 countries
Moscow (XNA) Apr 25, 2014
Russia plans to build 50 stations for the global navigation satellite system Glonass in dozens of countries, a senior official said Wednesday. "We will continue promoting Glonass technologies on global markets and increase competitiveness of the Russian navigation services," Kremlin administration chief Sergei Ivanov told a technology forum. "For that end, we will create a ground measuring segment abroad," Interfax news agency quoted him as saying. Glonass, started in 1993, is the Russ ... read more
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GPS NEWS

Russia's GLONASS Fully Restored After System Failure
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ENERGY TECH

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CHIP TECH

Device turns flat surface into spherical antenna
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MISSILE NEWS

LockMarts GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series
Lockheed Martin has conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Ran ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Berkeley Launches Building Energy Performance Research Project
FLEXLAB, the Facility for Low Energy experiments in Buildings, run by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD), has partnered with construction firm ... more
TECH SPACE

Information storage for the next generation of plastic computers
Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality, thanks to research published on April 16 in the journal Nat ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Dispute islands 'within scope' of US-Japan alliance: Obama

China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid in 1930s row

Raytheon touts ballistic missile defense weapon

Sweden to arm fighter jets with cruise missile 'deterrent'

N. Korea seals nuclear test tunnel: Seoul official

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

High Gain Amplifiers for Commercial and Military Radar Released by Pasternack

TECH SPACE

Global scientific team 'visualizes' a new crystallization process
Sometimes engineers invent something before they fully comprehend why it works. To understand the "why," they must often create new tools and techniques in a virtuous cycle that improves the origina ... more
TECH SPACE

Repeated Self-Healing Now Possible in Composite Materials
Internal damage in fiber-reinforced composites, materials used in structures of modern airplanes and automobiles, is difficult to detect and nearly impossible to repair by conventional methods. A sm ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia to Keep Working With Astronauts From US, Europe, Japan
Russian cosmonauts will continue to work with their colleagues from the US, Europe and Japan, despite a number of recent NASA statements about curtailing space cooperation, the head of the Yuri Gaga ... more
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RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia to Boost Manpower on New Space Center Construction Site
Russia will significantly boost the number of workers involved in the construction of its new Far Eastern Vostochny space launch center, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at a meetin ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

Taylor Small Satellite Launched
Following three launch delays, the Taylor University nanosatellite was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket this afternoon from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The small satellite, which had been ... more
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Scientists Identify Source of Mysterious Low-Frequency Sound Heard for Decades in the Southern Ocean

Cow manure harbors diverse new antibiotic resistance genes

Study finds long-term survival of human neural stem cells transplanted into primate brain

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Selects Commercial Crew Program Manager
NASA has selected Kathy Lueders as program manager for the agency's Commercial Crew Program (CCP). Lueders, who has served as acting program manager since October 2013, will help keep the nation's s ... more
SPACEMART

SSL Selected To Provide Two Satellites To Sky Perfect JSAT
Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has announced that it was selected to provide two communications satellites to SKY Perfect JSAT, a leading satellite operator based in Japan, with a fleet of 16 satellites. ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Some astronauts at risk for cognitive impairment, animal studies suggest
Johns Hopkins scientists report that rats exposed to high-energy particles, simulating conditions astronauts would face on a long-term deep space mission, show lapses in attention and slower reactio ... more
SPACE MEDICINE
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SPACE MEDICINE
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Harris supplying more communications terminals to Navy

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SPACE MEDICINE
45th Space Wing supports third SpaceX Launch for ISS Resupply mission

Arianespace's Vega launcher receives its "upper composite" for this month's launch

Launcher build-up begins for Arianespace's fifth Ariane 5 mission to orbit an ATV


SPACE MEDICINE
Russia eyes building Glonass stations in 36 countries

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Russia's GLONASS Fully Restored After System Failure

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Names Six New Members to Advisory Council
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). The group advises NASA's senior leadership on challenges and solutions facing t ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Launcher build-up begins for Arianespace's fifth Ariane 5 mission to orbit an ATV
The Ariane 5 for Arianespace's fifth flight to service the International Space Station is now being assembled in French Guiana, preparing the launcher for its 2014 mission with another European Auto ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Innovative Advanced Concept Program Seeks Phase II Proposals
NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program is seeking proposals for technologies that could be used on future exploration missions. The new proposals will build on the most promising ideas d ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

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24/7 Energy News Coverage
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US to Dodge Solar Shortage This Year Even Amid New Antidumping Fines on Chinese Module Suppliers

New material coating technology mimics nature's lotus effect

'Off-the-shelf' equipment used to digitize insects in 3-D

Steering chemical reactions with laser pulses

Nanoreporters tell 'sour' oil from 'sweet'

LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace's Vega launcher receives its "upper composite" for this month's launch

LAUNCH PAD

45th Space Wing supports third SpaceX Launch for ISS Resupply mission

DRAGON SPACE

China issues first assessment on space activities

ROBO SPACE

Robonaut from the ISS gets new legs for Easter

MISSILE DEFENSE

Raytheon touts ballistic missile defense weapon

MISSILE NEWS

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

High Gain Amplifiers for Commercial and Military Radar Released by Pasternack

MISSILE NEWS

International customer signs agreement with USG for Raytheon's TOW missiles

AEROSPACE

Australia to buy 58 US F-35s for $11.6bn

UAV NEWS

US Military hopes AI autopilot can replace flight crews

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Enhanced Ground Control System and Software for Small Unmanned Aircraft

Raytheon awaits FMS order for TOW missiles

Lockheed touts improvements for SUAS operations

Northrop to start low-rate production of mission computers

Nexter, Chemring in deal over ammunition manufacturers

U.S. military contracts Rolls-Royce for engine maintenance

Patria vehicles getting Saab communications electronics

A-T Solutions continues counter-IED work

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace to handle supply chain of the Triumph Group

State Department okays helicopter deal for Mexico

Lockheed Martin Team's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Tops 100,000 Testing Miles During EMD Phase

Harris supplying more communications terminals to Navy

China Considers Russian Satellite-Based Emergency Response System

Network evaluation tools to assess relief operations in disaster-struck regions

Guides, climbers prepare to leave Everest

Searchers face tough choices in hunt for MH370

Cancellations on Everest amid talks to save climbing season

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New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions

New material coating technology mimics nature's lotus effect

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