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October 13, 2015
NASA Instruments Head to Germany for Alternative Fuels Research
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 13, 2015
NASA's ongoing research into the environmental effects of burning alternative fuels in jet engines picked up some fresh international flavor as it continued this fall in Germany. Working in collaboration with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), NASA's aeronautical innovators supplied several key instruments for the DLR's Emissions and Climate Impacts of Alternative Aviation Fuels (ECLIF) experiments. Under this activity, NASA instruments are placed about 100 feet (30 meters) behind a parked D ... read more
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Russian Rocket Engine Delivery to China May Be Agreed by December
Russia may sign a rocket engine delivery agreement with China during Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's visit in mid-December, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Monday. "We are t ... more

Superconductivity trained to promote magnetization
Superconductivity, which is almost incompatible with magneticfield, under certain conditions is able to promote magnetization. Russian scientist Natalya Pugach from the Skobeltsyn Institute of Nucle ... more

Psychic robot will know what you really meant to do
What if software could steer a car back on track if the driver swerves on ice? Or guide a prosthesis to help a shaky stroke patient smoothly lift a cup? Bioengineers at the University of Illinois at ... more
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More-flexible machine learning
Machine learning, which is the basis for most commercial artificial-intelligence systems, is intrinsically probabilistic. An object-recognition algorithm asked to classify a particular image, for in ... more


Bio-inspired robotic finger looks, feels and works like the real thing
Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't really look lifelike. Inspired by both nature and biology, a scientist from Florida Atlantic University has designed ... more
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Back to the future: Science fiction turns science fact
Flying cars, hoverboards and video chat - a very futuristic vision for the year 2015 was presented in the movie "Back to the Future Part II", released in 1989. Now, shortly before "Back to the Futur ... more

A necklace of fractional vortices
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have arrived at how what is known as time-reversal symmetry can break in one class of superconducting material. The results have been published in th ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Vanishing Acts: A Call for Disappearing Delivery Vehicles

Two more Japanese detained for spying in China

'Fiercest clashes' as Syria regime advances with Russian support

ULA launches spysat for NRO

Russian Defense Ministry Receives New Early Warning Network Satellites

US Spends $1Bln Annually Protecting Vulnerable Space-Based Assets

Outgoing Army Secretary calls for larger U.S. land force


UTMB developing guidelines for commercial space travel
People have dreamed of traveling to space and gazing back at earth since the dawn of time, but until recently space travel has been something reserved for a select few, mainly astronauts. Now with t ... more

CubeSat to Demonstrate Miniature Laser Communications in Orbit
NASA and The Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo, California, have received confirmation the Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration (OCSD) CubeSat spacecraft is in orbit and operational. OC ... more

They're Loving It: Cheeseburgers Will Be Added to ISS Menu
The current record-holder for the longest total time in space, Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, has welcomed a plan to improve the space menu with cheeseburgers. The Russian Roscosmos space ... more
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Space Transport Law Keeps US Dependent on Russian Space Engines
Experts claim that the US government's space transportation policy continues to keep the country using primarily Russian space engines. Thomas Zimmer - The US government's space transportation ... more

Last of the dozen GPS IIF satellites arrive at CCAFS for processing
The last Air Force GPS IIF in a block of 12 satellites was delivered to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, from Boeing's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California Oct. 8 via a C-17 Gl ... more
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Aerojet completes major review of Orion subsystems
Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) announces the critical design review (CDR) completion for the jettison motor and the crew module reaction control system (RCS) on the Orion spacecraft. These two major subs ... more

Astronaut brains as beacons for researchers
How astronauts adapt to the stresses of living in space is helping researchers to pinpoint the causes of common disorders on Earth. From the brain's point of view, living in space is very stressful. ... more

Dream Chaser preps for 2nd free-flight test and first orbital test
In anticipation of a second phase of flight testing, Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems has announced significant updates to two Dream Chaser spacecraft currently in development. ... more

ASU business professor helps astronauts stay on task
You'd be hard-pressed to find a seasoned businessman or woman who hasn't sat through a mid-morning meeting, oblivious to the decisions being made or plans being hatched. Often, that out-to-lunch inc ... more

NASA Offers Licenses of Patented Technologies to Start-Up Companies
NASA is unveiling a new opportunity for start-up companies to license patented NASA technology with no up-front payment. The Startup NASA initiative addresses two common problems start-ups face: rai ... more
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ISRO looking to extend GPS services to SAARC countries
An ISRO official said on Thursday that they are looking to extend the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) and Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) applications to Saarc countri ... more

Vanishing Acts: A Call for Disappearing Delivery Vehicles
It sounds like an engineering fantasy, or maybe an episode from Mission Impossible: A flock of small, single-use, unpowered delivery vehicles dropped from an aircraft, each of which literally vanish ... more
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Liquid cooling moves onto the chip for denser electronics

Nanoscale photodetector could boost capacity of photonic circuits

Graphene teams up with 2D crystals for faster data communications

New surfaces delay ice formation

China to set new plan for troubled economy

CEC offers rate-based community solar for investor-owned utilities

Solar energy training for Antigua and Barbuda


Harris delivering tactical radios to multiple customers


Iran tests new long-range missile


Russian missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran: US official


Poland seeks missiles for its MiG-29 fighters


Russian Long-Range Cruise Missiles 'Particular Challenge' for US Defense


Russian Military to Complete Testing on KAB-250 Guided Bombs This Year


New ammunition for tanks under development


Russia denies US claim that four Syria-bound missiles crashed in Iran


U.S. Air Force expands drone training at Holloman


S-97 Raider helicopter to be displayed at AUSA expo

Russia to Start Development of New-Generation Engines for Rockets, Aircraft

Glonass system can fully switch to domestic electronics in 2 years

Senior Air Force science exec visits rocket lab

U.S. State Dept. approves sale of MQ-9 Reapers to Spain

Obama apologizes to MSF for deadly Kunduz air strike

LORELEI Imagines Rapid Automated Language Toolkit

Drama therapy breaks new ground for Iraq's teenage girls

New warehouse blast hits Tianjin: China state media

New tough-talking PM tasked with unifying quake-hit Nepal

China to set new plan for troubled economy

China calm over TPP isolation as it pursues regional deals

China must show 'will' to reform economy: US

Growth, climate in focus as world economic leaders meet

New polymer creates safer fuels

Russia Develops Portable Aerosol Cloud Generator to Conceal Missiles

China launches cube satellites for civil aircraft tracking

Fusion reactors 'economically viable' say experts

Both passengers for next Ariane 5 mission arrive in French Guiana

NASA Tournament Lab to collaborate on human habitation in space

China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite

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