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July 29, 2014
RUSSIAN SPACE
Russian Bio-Satellite Back From The Dead
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Jul 29, 2014
Experiments on board Russia's Foton-M bio satellite will continue despite the spacecraft's failure to reach the designated orbit, the head of the spacecraft's manufacturer TsSKB-Progress said Monday. "We are not going to start the spacecraft's thruster, and will work in the low-earth orbit. This won't affect the experiments, we are successfully carrying out 18 out of 24 scheduled [experiments]," TsSKB-Progress Director General Alexander Kirilin said. Communication with the Foton-M satellite ... read more
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GPS NEWS

China releases geoinformation industry plan
China issued its first development plan for the geographic information industry, according to an announcement from China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation. Chi ... more
AEROSPACE

Amber Straughn - Drawn to the Skies
Initially drawn to the sky through the stars, astrophysicist Amber Straughn now flies through it as a private pilot. For as long as she can remember, Amber Straughn has always been drawn to anything ... more
SPACEMART

SSTL marks completion of TechDemoSat-1 LEOP phase with a "selfie"
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) releases an image taken by an inspection camera on board TechDemoSat-1 to mark the completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) for the satellite ... more
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SPACEMART

Thales Alenia Space to build Telkom-3S satellite for Indonesia
Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed a contract with the leading telecom services company in Indonesia, PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia TbK (Telkom), to build a new telecommunications satel ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

Virgin Galactic Announces Todd Ericson As Space Pilot
Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi's aabar Investments PJS, has announced that Todd 'Leif' Ericson, former Operations and M ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

AF satellites to contribute to space neighborhood watch
The Air Force plans to launch two operational satellites and one experimental satellite into near-geosynchronous Earth orbit July 23. According to Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, "thes ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Missile guidance system passes risk reduction test
The dual-mode guidance section for Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Ground missile was successfully demonstrated in a second internally funded flight test. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions: study

Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies

SES Awarded Hosted Payload Solutions ID/IQ Contract

RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings

Ukraine army wrests control of part of MH17 crash site: rebels

MISSILE DEFENSE

MEADS International touts its air defense system capabilities
The Medium Extended Air Defense System designed to replace the Patriot system reportedly achieved "outstanding" results in a recent comprehensive system demonstration. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin Selected For USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative
Lockheed Martin has been competitively selected for the U.S. Air Force's Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative, which is aimed at integrating some government payloads - electronics and sensors ... more
CHIP TECH

'Comb on a chip' powers new NIST/Caltech atomic clock design
Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have demonstrated a new design for an atomic clock that is based on a chip ... more
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CHIP TECH

Unleashing the power of quantum dot triplets
Quantum computers have yet to materialise. Ye, scientists are making progress in devising suitable means of making such computers faster. One such approach relies on quantum dots-a kind of artificia ... more
ENERGY TECH

Organic zeolites
Yushan Yan, Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of Delaware, is known worldwide for using nanomaterials to solve problems in energy engineering, environmental sustainability and ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events

New study confirms water vapor as global warming amplifier

Generating a Genome to Feed the World

Wisconsin mayfly swarm causes car accident

Climate experts estimate risk of rapid crop slowdown

Europe's habitat and wildlife is vulnerable to climate change

Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles

CHIP TECH

The birth of topological spintronics
The discovery of a new material combination that could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic will be described in the journal Nature on July 24, 2014. The research, le ... more
GPS NEWS

Galileo's 'midwives' stand ready for launch
Galileo's post-launch team at ESA have finalised their preparations for taking control of the twin satellites being launched next month. The next pair of Galileo satellites are due to be launched to ... more
TECH SPACE

UAMS To Help Establish NSBRI Center for Space Radiation Research
The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will establish, fund, and operate the Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) under the leadership of Marjan Boerma, Ph.D. Dr. Boerma is a ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Explores Additional Undersea Missions With NEEMO Projects 18 and 19
NASA's Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) is gearing up for two underwater projects, 18 and 19, during the months of July and September. Aquanauts participating in the NEEMO project will ... more
GPS NEWS

Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies
It is difficult to imagine the modern world without the Global Positioning System (GPS), which provides real-time positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) data for countless military and civilian us ... more

SPACEMART

SES Awarded Hosted Payload Solutions ID/IQ Contract
Global satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) is one of fourteen awardees granted a share of a contract worth in total a maximum of $494,900,000 under the Hosted Payload Solu ... more
AEROSPACE

Ukraine army wrests control of part of MH17 crash site: rebels
The Ukrainian army has seized control of part of the vast crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in the east of the country, pro-Russia rebels said on Monday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Magnets for fusion energy

Stanford team builds stable lithium anode

Layered 2D crystals might enable superconductors at high temps

Building 'invisible' materials with light

Measuring the Smallest Magnets

Refrigerator magnets

Greensmith will integrate 23mW of energy storage in 2014

MISSILE NEWS

Raytheon, TELDAT announce air defense teaming deal

MILTECH

Continued Northrop logistic services for Army's NTC

AEROSPACE

Emirates airline says will not fly over Iraq after MH17

AEROSPACE

Stronger rules needed on flight paths: Malaysia Airlines official

UAV NEWS

K-MAX unmanned cargo helo finishes Afghan deployment

GPS NEWS

U.S. military aims to overcome GPS' weaknesses

AEROSPACE

Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot

AEROSPACE

Philippines asks U.S. for C-130 transports

AEROSPACE

KC-46A tankers to feature BAE sub-systems

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA's Next Giant Leap

Astronauts to Test Free-Flying "Housekeeper" Robots

Federal judge overturns Washington DC ban on guns in public

Entire families wiped out in Air Algerie plane crash

Military mission to MH17 crash site 'unrealistic': Dutch PM

Magnets for fusion energy

Stanford team builds stable lithium anode

Layered 2D crystals might enable superconductors at high temps

Building 'invisible' materials with light

Greensmith will integrate 23mW of energy storage in 2014

Physicists unlock nature of high-temperature superconductivity

Economic patriotism and U.S. corporate tax inversion

Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch

Nissan quarterly profit soars on strong China demand

Chinese regulators visit Microsoft offices: Dow Jones

Amazon launches 3D printing store

Laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster

Carbyne morphs when stretched

Ride-share service Lyft reaches deal with New York

China approves three private banks: regulator

Playstation and Xbox butt heads at Hong Kong games fair

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