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April 18, 2014
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SpaceX Cargo Mission Launches to Space Station
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Apr 17, 2014
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon spacecraft lifted off at 3:25 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. and is on its way to the International Space Station. Falcon 9 is performing as expected. At the time of launch, the space station was traveling at an altitude of 260 miles over southeastern Turkey. Dragon is carrying to the space station almost 5,000 pounds of science and research, crew supplies, vehicle hardware and spacewalk tools -- all to support the crew and more than 150 scientific investigations planned for Expeditions 39 and 40. ... read more
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TECH SPACE

Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers: researchers
Security flaws in many satellite telecommunications systems leave them open to hackers, raising potential risks for aviation, shipping, military and other sectors, security researchers said Thursday. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV
Raytheon Company received a contract from an international customer for Paveway IV precision guided bombs valued at more than $200m. As part of the sale Raytheon will deliver hundreds of the a ... more
GPS NEWS

Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature
Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them. ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

ATK supplying hardware, composites for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle
Hardware and large composite structures for Phase 1 of the U.S. Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program are to be supplied by ATK. ... more


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Russian Rockets used by the US
Since the end of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. and Russian relations have deteriorated significantly due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. One of the important questions on many minds is: " ... more
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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
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NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of Historic Launch Pad
NASA Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Complex 39A, the site from which numerous Apollo and space shuttle missions began, is beginning a new mission as a commercial launch site. NASA sign ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Astronauts Will Breathe Easier With New Oxygen Recovery Systems
For NASA's long-duration human spaceflight missions, travelers will need to recycle as much breathable oxygen in their spacecraft environments, as possible. To turn that need into a reality, NASA is ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia investigates top space official for abuse of office
The head of the famed Russian space-rocket company Energia that makes the Soyuz spacecraft faces a criminal investigation into alleged abuse of office, Russia's Investigative Committee said on Wednesday. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Powers through First Integrated System Testing
NASA's Orion spacecraft has proven its mettle in a test designed to determine the spacecraft's readiness for its first flight test - Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) - later this year. EFT-1 will ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Gears Up for Next Set of Engine Tests for Space Launch System
The RS-25 engine that will power NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), off the launch pad and on journeys to an asteroid and Mars is getting ready for the test stand. And it is packing a ... more
UAV Payloads 2014, 24 - 25 June - London, UK
International Conference on Protection of Materials and Structures From Space Environment
Nuclear Supply Chain Summit - April 28-29 Greenville SC
Training Space Professionals Since 1970

Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review
SPACE MEDICINE

NASA to Conduct Unprecedented Twin Experiment
Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. After a ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Astronauts to grow lettuce on International Space Station
NASA's Vegetable Production System, called VEGGIE for short, is among the 500 pounds of supplies to be delivered to the International Space Station by SpaceX's Dragon capsule. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling

NASA Highlights Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission at Local Fair

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to fight rhino poaching

Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370

UAV NEWS

Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace
Google Monday announced that it is acquiring Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that could be used to boost Internet access to remote areas. ... more
CHIP TECH

Catching the Invisible Wave
In a feat that may provide a promising array of applications, from energy efficiency to telecommunications to enhanced imaging, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a compound semiconductor ... more
MISSILE NEWS

French test fire new cruise missile
A second qualification firing of a naval cruise missile for the French Navy has been successfully completed, the French defense procurement agency said. ... more
MISSILE NEWS
Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers: researchers

Refreshingly cool, potentially toxic

Amazonas 4A satellite anomaly being investigated following launch


MISSILE NEWS
Harris, Exelis win Army radio contract

NGC Ships Payload Module For 4th Advanced EHF Protected ComSat

Fourth AEHF Protected Communications Satellite Begins Integration Months Ahead of Schedule


MISSILE NEWS
Russian Rockets used by the US

SpaceX Cargo Mission Launches to Space Station

Russia will continue rocket engines supplies to US


MISSILE NEWS
Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature

Fifth Boeing GPS IIF Satellite Joins Global Positioning System

Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Backup

ENERGY TECH

Emerging research suggests a new paradigm for "unconventional superconductors"
An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied "unconventional superconductor" TiSe2, finding that ... more
TECH SPACE

Refreshingly cool, potentially toxic
The refrigerant R1234yf is being considered for use in air conditioning systems in cars. LMU chemists now show that, in the event of a fire, it releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride, and u ... more
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Russia will continue rocket engines supplies to US
Earlier, the media reported that the US was seeking a license for domestic manufacturing of RD-180 rocket engines. Russia will continue supplying powerful RD-180 rocket engines to the US, the Rocket ... more
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Egypt to launch new satellite from Kazakhstan
Egypt will launch a new satellite from Kazakhstan on Wednesday, official news agency MENA reported on Monday. "Egypt will launch a new satellite, named 'Egyptsat,' from Baikonur Cosmodrome, lo ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Russia may lose energy game over Ukraine, U.S. says

Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US

Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns

Deep sea rocks may be future source for rare earth metals

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

N.D. governor questions coal pollution limits

Chinese dream trumps environment as cars sales boom

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MEASAT-3b shipped to launch base

SPACEMART

From Red Mars To Green Earth

TECH SPACE

Amazonas 4A satellite anomaly being investigated following launch

RUSSIAN SPACE

Putin Hopes For Further Cooperation With Committee on Space Research

RUSSIAN SPACE

NASA to go ahead with joint projects with Russia, aside from ISS

TRADE WARS

Energy efficiency a trump card for German tech exports

AEROSPACE

F-35 in first international flight

TECH SPACE

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

MISSILE NEWS

GMLRS alternative warhead completes production qualification tests

AEROSPACE

Diligent Consulting tapped for Air Force Network support

UAV production to remain profitable

Germany asks U.S. for P-3C Orion upgrade

Raytheon UK to export Paveway IV

BAE Systems announces mobile app for Google Glass devices

Software update for Common Missile Warning System completes CDR

S. Korea spurns North's call for joint drone probe

US actor Michael Douglas fronts disarmament initiative

Comtech continues Blue Force Tracking support

Harris, Exelis win Army radio contract

N. Korea denies link to drones recovered by South

12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

MH370 search to be most costly ever at $100 mln: analysts

Two dead, 293 missing in S. Korea ferry capsize

US housing effort in Haiti falls short: official

Minorities on display in Chinese tourist boom

Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search

Mini-sub dives again after aborting first MH370 search

Malaysia vows to be transparent with 'black box' data

Deep sea rocks may be future source for rare earth metals

Chinese dream trumps environment as cars sales boom

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