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October 20, 2014
SPACE TRAVEL
"Houston: We Have A Problem...But No Worries, Our Virtual Therapist Is On It"
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 20, 2014
Hiking in the mountains or lying on the beach are good ways to relieve stress on Earth, but on spaceflights there's no way to get back to nature. Astronauts feeling stressed on long-duration flights, however, may soon find computerized solace in the form of a virtual reality-based relaxation system being developed by Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues. Since 2001, Dartmouth, Harvard, UCLA and The Troupe Modern Media have been developing the "Virtual Space Station," a set of interactive beh ... read more
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SPACEMART

ADS signs MetOp-SG prime contract with ESA
Airbus Defence and Space has signed the formal contracts with the European Space Agency (ESA) to design and build the second generation of Meteorological Operational (MetOp-SG) satellites. Covering ... more
TECH SPACE

LockMart Team Delivers Lightning Mapper Instrument For Weather Satellite
A Lockheed Martin team delivered the first Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument that will provide earlier alerts of severe storms and contribute to more accurate tornado warnings. T ... more
SPACEMART

Molten metals in spin cycle on ESA's centrifuge
The experimenters stared through bulletproof glass at the whirling 8 m-diameter centrifuge. Never mind the shaking or stirring of drink cocktails - what happens when you spin a cocktail of molten me ... more
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TECH SPACE

EIAST: KhalifaSat design completed
The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced the completion of KhalifaSat's design, the first satellite that will be designed and built by Emirati engineers in ... 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
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles
Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announced at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition the availability of new I/O options with its next-generation Kontro ... 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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

MICROSAT BLITZ

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere
The Spanish company zero2infinity, based in Barcelona, known for its extensive Near-Space ballooning experience, announced it's been working to expand its capabilities to include a nanosatellite lau ... more
SPACEMART

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is pleased to announce SNC's Space Systems based in Louisville, Colorado, has been competitively selected to develop and build a next-generation science and technolog ... more
GPS NEWS

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System
India Thursday moved closer towards having its own satellite navigation system as it successfully launched a satellite with its rocket in a copy book style.With the successful launch of third of the ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


SPACEMART

Lockheed Martin Contracted for SBIRS GEO-5 and GEO-6 Satellite Payloads
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been awarded a $422 million contract from Lockheed Martin (LMT) to produce sensor payloads on the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchr ... more
GPS NEWS

Galileo duo handed over in excellent shape
A pair of fully functioning Galileo navigation satellites was recently delivered to its operators, as preparations get underway for the next round of launches. On 27-28 September, the two sate ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

These roos were 'made' for walking, study suggests of extinct enigmas

Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Brain surgery through the cheek

Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

GD's MUOS-Manpack PRC-155 Radio Connects USAF Aircraft to Ops Center
General Dynamics C4 Systems supported a successful Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communications (SATCOM) demonstration connecting an U.S. Air Force C-17 mobility aircraft, flying ove ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Argentina launches geostationary satellite
Argentina is launching a geostationary communications satellite Thursday that was built at home with local technology, a first for Latin America. ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russian 'Smart' Mini-Satellites to Go Into Orbit in 2016
The first group of Russian "smart" mini-satellites should be launched into orbit in 2016, Mikhail Sonkin, the Deputy Governor of Russia's Tomsk Region, said Wednesday. "The signing of an agree ... more
TECH SPACE

Tailored flexible illusion coatings hide objects from detection
Developing the cloak of invisibility would be wonderful, but sometimes simply making an object appear to be something else will do the trick, according to Penn State electrical engineers. "Pre ... more
UAV NEWS

Britain to re-deploy drones from Afghanistan to Iraq
Britain will shortly begin re-deploying its unmanned armed drones from Afghanistan to counter Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told parliament on Thursday. ... more

MILTECH

Army, Navy getting tougher combat helmets
Thousands of combat helmets are to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Navy by 3M company Ceradyne Inc. under U.S. government orders. ... more
AEROSPACE

C-17 false claims allegations settled by Boeing for $23 million
The U.S. Justice Department said Boeing Company has paid $23 million over allegations it submitted false claims for labor performed on C-17 maintenance. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
ORNL research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing

Trina Solar's Monocrystalline Honey Module Sets New World Record

Stem and Kyocera Launch Energy Storage For Commercial Users

Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator

A simple and versatile way to build 3-dimensional materials of the future

Energy Prices and Business Decision-Making in Canada

A brighter design emerges for low-cost, 'greener' LED light bulbs

AEROSPACE

Jordanian Air Force helicopter pilots to train on Robinson aircraft

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Development of software for electronic warfare resumes

TECH SPACE

Raytheon, Polish firm to explore military radar opportunities

MILTECH

Stryker combat vehicles getting hull, engine upgrades

AEROSPACE

Bell Helicopter chooses GE Aviation for its V-80 Valor program

TECH SPACE

JLENS radar data integrates with NORAD system

MISSILE NEWS

BAE Systems rocket conversion kit a hit with Australians

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Natural disasters killed over 22,000 in 2013: Red Cross

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Rescuers airlift 154 to safety after deadly Nepal storm

TECH SPACE

ORNL research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing

Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator

A simple and versatile way to build 3-dimensional materials of the future

A brighter design emerges for low-cost, 'greener' LED light bulbs

Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing

Light bending material facilitates the search for new particles

Magnetic mirrors enable new technologies by reflecting light in uncanny ways

Lockheed Martin claims nuclear energy breakthrough

Chinese group only bidder for Mexico high-speed train

Volvo says will recruit 1,300 in Sweden as sales boom

New iPads aim to help Apple regain tablet momentum

Google shares hit as profit dips

China overseas investment almost doubles in September: govt

Lockheed Martin developing compact nuclear fusion reactor

Japan toymaker unveils tiny talking, singing humanoid

Sticky business: bonding ultrastable space missions

Hailo taxi app folds in US, looks to Europe and Asia

Wider product lineup lifts Intel profit, revenues

Unstoppable magnetoresistance

Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense facility established in Romania

Space Trips To Change World For Better: Virgin Galactic CEO

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