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June 26, 2016
DRAGON SPACE
China launches new carrier rocket: state media
Beijing (AFP) June 25, 2016
China blasted off its "Long March-7" new generation carrier rocket on a successful inaugural voyage Saturday from a new launch centre, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme. The medium-sized, two-stage rocket is expected to become the main carrier for China's future space missions. It can carry up to 13.5 tonnes to low-Earth orbit - a payload one and a half times greater than those of China's existing rockets. "The more our rockets can lift, t ... read more

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MISSILE DEFENSE

NKorea test shows need for expanded missile defense: Pentagon chief
The United States will continue to expand its defense systems to protect South Korea and regional allies from North Korean missiles, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Wednesday. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Stanford researchers find new ways to make clean hydrogen and rechargable zinc batteries
A Stanford University research lab has developed new technologies to tackle two of the world's biggest energy challenges - clean fuel for transportation and grid-scale energy storage. The researcher ... more
ENERGY TECH

Coexistence of superconductivity and charge density waves observed
Physicists at BESSY II of Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin studied an artificial structure composed of alternating layers of ferromagnetic and superconducting materials. Charge density waves induced by the ... more
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ROBO SPACE

Robotic motion planning in real-time
Once they've mastered the skills of toddlerhood, humans are pretty good at what roboticists call "motion planning" - reaching around obstacles to precisely pick up a soda in a crowded fridge, or sli ... more


LAUNCH PAD

LSU Chemistry Experiment Aboard Historic Suborbital Space Flight
An experiment led by LSU Chemistry Professor John Pojman was flown aboard the latest Blue Origin test flight. LSU was one of three universities, including Purdue University and Braunschweig Universi ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia, China to Sign Intellectual Property Deal on Rocket Tech
Moscow and Beijing are set to sign a deal on the protection of intellectual property in the field of rocket technologies during Russian President Vladimir Putin's upcoming visit to China, Deputy Pri ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Spaceflight contracts India's PSLV to launch 12 Planet Dove nanosats
Spaceflight, the leading provider of integrated launch services for small satellites, today announced it has launched a flock of 12 Planet Dove satellites from India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Missile test could give N. Korea ICBM by 2020: US think-tank

Testing Confirms Intelsat EpicNG Delivers a Whole New Ballgame

Washington hopes to wrap up anti-missile deal with SKorea

Raytheon upgrading Kuwait's Patriot air defense system

US Navy keeps electromagnetic cannon in its sights

N. Korea rejects UN rebuke, warns tensions 'uncontrollable'

Brexit a possible boon for China, say analysts

DRAGON SPACE

China preparing for new era of space economy
After six decades of aerospace development, it is high time for China to embrace the new era of space economy, participants at a forum agreed Thursday. During the first China Space Economic Fo ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Purdue experiment aboard Blue Origin suborbital rocket a success
An experiment by Purdue University professor Steven Collicott, Ph.D., ended with success aboard the first suborbital rocket research flight by private company Blue Origin. Collicott, a profess ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Ariane 5 delivers its heaviest commercial payload
On its third mission this year, Ariane 5 lofted more than 10.7 tonnes - its heaviest commercial cargo so far. Liftoff occurred last night at 21:39 GMT (23:39 CEST, 18:39 local time) from Europ ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

How do hydrogen droplets behave when hydrogen-oxygen aerosol mixtures burn
Modern rockets and their launch vehicles commonly rely on hydrogen-oxygen mixtures as propellant, but this combination is highly explosive. The Challenger space shuttle catastrophe of 1986 is associ ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Testing Confirms Intelsat EpicNG Delivers a Whole New Ballgame
As a retired Army Signal Officer, I understand how critical satellite connectivity is to accomplishing the mission. I've also experienced how frustrating bandwidth constraints can be in the field. A ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Ultra-thin solar cells can easily bend around a pencil

White House to defend fracking authority

Solar exposure energizes muddy microbes

10,000 windows onto biomolecular information processing

Federal coal report is propaganda, House Republican says

Active volcanoes get quiet before they erupt

Cambodia deports 25 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China: police

MISSILE DEFENSE

Washington hopes to wrap up anti-missile deal with SKorea
The United States wants to wrap up discussions with South Korea on the deployment of a sophisticated defense system, the Pentagon said Friday, two days after North Korea's latest missile tests. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Raytheon upgrading Kuwait's Patriot air defense system
Raytheon is to modernize Kuwait's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems under a $523 million contract issued by the U.S. Army. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

How to Improve Enterprise Ground Services for Space
Recently, I wrote about the push to improve Air Force Space Command's Enterprise Ground Services (EGS). EGS is not a new kind of ground system or acquisition program - it's a new approach to satelli ... more
AEROSPACE

Brazilian air force tests KC-390 transport
The Brazilian air force reports it has begun operational testing of Embraer's KC-390 transport and tanker aircraft. ... more
AEROSPACE

CH-53K helicopter achieves external payload milestone
Sikorsky Aircraft's CH-53K King Stallion cargo helicopter for the U.S. Marine Corps has hefted a 27,000-pound external payload lift. ... more

GPS NEWS

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020
The Chinese government on Thursday released a white paper elaborating on the development of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which has been independently developed and operated by China. ... more
GPS NEWS

China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system
China has been promoting international satellite navigation applications and will push forward the international development of China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), said a white paper i ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Measuring Planck's constant, NIST's watt balance brings world closer to new kilogram

Chip makes parallel programs run faster with less code

Titan shines light on high-temperature superconductor pathway

AMA Report Affirms Human Health And Environmental Impacts From LEDS

New electron microscope method detects atomic-scale magnetism

Finessing Miniaturized Magnetics into the Microelectronics Mix

Scientists engineer tunable DNA for electronics applications





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UAV NEWS

MQ-4C Triton UAS demos new capabilities

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

MUOS-5 satellite on launch countdown

GPS NEWS

China fostering independent industrial chain for BeiDou navigation system

ROCKET SCIENCE

N.Korean missile reached 1,000 kilometre-altitude: Japan

UAV NEWS

Northrop Grumman gets Global Hawk contract mod

GPS NEWS

China's homegrown navigation system to have 35-satellite constellation by 2020

MISSILE NEWS

Army develops mini missile system components

MILTECH

Airborne Systems gets Army parachute contract

MISSILE DEFENSE

Lockheed receives SBIRS contract modification

MISSILE DEFENSE

Ballistic missile intercepted in Yemen: coalition

Firm unveils 'robot dog' that does the dishes

Iraq screening 20,000 to stop IS infiltrators: army

Study explains why an increase in probability feels riskier

US Democrats end marathon gun control sit-in

4,500 migrants rescued in wave of Med crossings

Titan shines light on high-temperature superconductor pathway

AMA Report Affirms Human Health And Environmental Impacts From LEDS

New electron microscope method detects atomic-scale magnetism

Christo artwork a 'waste of public money': watchdog

Tanzania debris to be checked for MH370 link

Taiwan cabin crew end strike after China Airlines concessions

China-backed AIIB approves first loans

China banks write off $300 billion in bad loans: official

US commerce secretary warns of 'digital protectionism'

LG Chem's New High Voltage Batteries Now Compatible With Solaredge Storedge

MUOS-5 Secure Communications Satellite to launch June 24

IEE supplies display units for IED jamming devices

Network-enabled JSOW C-1 delivered to Navy

Raytheon contracted for AMRAAM platform integration

Northrop Grumman gets DARPA Tern contract



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