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November 02, 2012
GPS NEWS
Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Nov 02, 2012
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS), a telecommunications arm of Russia's energy giant Gazprom, is planning to launch two Yamal class satellites by the end of 2012, the company's general designer Nikolai Sevastyanov said on Thursday. GSS, formerly known as Gazcom, already operates a cluster of three Yamal telecoms satellites in orbit. The Yamal-300K satellite, built by Russia's Reshetnev space company, will be launched by Proton-M carrier rocket together with the Luch 5B satellite of another operato ... read more

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TECH SPACE

Spaceflight Completes Secondary Payload System Preliminary Design Review With Hardware Fabrication Underway
Spaceflight Inc. (Spaceflight) with its partner Andrews Space (Andrews) recently completed a Preliminary Design Review for the Spaceflight Secondary Payload System (SSPS) to support a launch in earl ... more
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GPS NEWS

Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships
A research vessel surveying European waters is also charting the maritime performance of Europe's EGNOS satnav system. Results gathered by Belgium's RV Belgica are investigating how EGNOS, initially ... more
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TECH SPACE

Space Station's Orbit Raised to Avoid Space Junk
The Russian Mission Control said the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) was raised on Thursday by one kilometer to avoid a possible collision with space junk. "The maneuver to adju ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Globalstar Birds To Launch On Soyuz Next February
Preparations are underway for a medium-lift Soyuz launch to deploy the six final spacecraft in Globalstar's second-generation constellation, with the mission scheduled to lift off from Kazakhstan's ... more
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TECH SPACE

Zynga builds new version of social game 'CityVille'
Zynga on Thursday launched a 3-D version of "CityVille," adding a new dimension as well as a mystery storyline in a sequel to the online social game. ... more
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SPACEMART

BSkyB re-elects James Murdoch to board as profits dip
James Murdoch won re-election to the board of pay-TV giant BSkyB on Thursday, shaking off a recent attack by Britain's media watchdog over his handling of the hacking scandal at his father Rupert's empire. ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Ariane 5s are readied in parallel for Arianespace's next heavy-lift flights
Launch vehicle preparations for the next two Ariane 5 flights from French Guiana are moving forward at the Spaceport as Arianespace maintains the mission pace in 2012 with its heavy-lift workhorse. ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV

DPRK vows self-defense measures against US hostility

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

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GPS NEWS

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite
The 2nd Space Operations Squadron accepted satellite control authority of its third Global Positioning System Block IIF satellite during a ceremony here Oct. 26. Following its launch from Cape Canav ... more
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SPACEMART

Giant tracking station readies for operation
One of the world's most sophisticated satellite tracking stations is nearing inauguration in Malargue, Argentina, 1000 km west of Buenos Aires. The new station will ensure reliable communications wi ... more
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AEROSPACE

Non-NATO Sweden, Finland agree to monitor Iceland's airspace
Sweden said Wednesday that it and Finland, two countries outside any military alliances, would help monitor the airspace of NATO member Iceland for a few months in early 2014 in what is seen as a sensitive step. ... more
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ROBO SPACE

Flying rescue robot can avoid obstacles
U.S. researchers say they have created an autonomous flying robot that is as smart as a bird when it comes to maneuvering around obstacles. ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Japan Plans to Launch New Carrier Rocket in 2013
Japan is planning to launch its new light-class Epsilon carrier rocket in summer 2013, national space agency JAXA said. JAXA's goal is to have an inexpensive rocket to launch compact low-cost ... more
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SPACEMART

Student teams fly their theses in weightlessness
For three days last week, student teams had the opportunity to run their experiments in near-weightlessness aboard Novespace's Airbus A300 Zero-G aircraft as it followed a series of parabolas. ... more
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MILTECH

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navy's Next Generation Jammer
Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis are teaming to bring together the best of industry to offer unique solutions for the U.S. Navy's Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program. The two companies have be ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Pentagon to end exclusive deal with RIM's Blackberry
The Pentagon will no longer retain an exclusive contract with Blackberry maker Research in Motion and has invited companies such as Apple to offer smart phones to its vast work force. ... more
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Chileans survey damage from massive blaze

Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search

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AEROSPACE

Northrop Grumman Awarded U.S. Air Force Payload Transporter System Contract
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to design, develop, test and qualify a replacement payload transporter system for the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) we ... more
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AEROSPACE

Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Variants Declared 'Mission Capable' After U.S. Air Force Testing
The Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II and the MC-130J Commando II aircraft have been certified as "Effective, Suitable and Mission Capable" by the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Cent ... more
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UAV NEWS

Guided mortar rounds fired from small UAV
General Dynamics and the U.S. Army have demonstrated the use of precision-guided mortar rounds from a small unmanned aerial vehicle. ... more
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AEROSPACE

India raises more concern over Agusta deal
The Indian Ministry of Defense is pressing the Italian government for information concerning possible irregularities in the department's purchase of 12 AgustaWestland AW101 helicopters. ... more
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UAV NEWS

US Homeland Security sued for drone details
The Electronic Frontier Foundation said Wednesday it has sued the US Department of Homeland Security to obtain details about Predator drones on loan to domestic police departments. ... more
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AEROSPACE

New China stealth fighter in test flight: state media
China's second stealth fighter has made its first test flight, state media reported Thursday, in a boost to the country's air capabilities even though the plane is unlikely to be deployed for years. ... more
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AEROSPACE

Boeing Opens First System Integration Lab for KC-46 Tanker Program
Boeing has opened the first KC-46 Tanker System Integration Laboratory (SIL) to support testing and reduce risk in the development of the U.S. Air Force's next-generation aerial refueling tanker. ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

US Army's Soldier Radio Waveform demonstrated on Raytheon's next gen air and ground radios
In a key milestone, Raytheon has demonstrated the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) on its new class of airborne and ground radio terminals, providing soldiers with another way to communicate across disp ... more
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Shale oil, gas production to increase, says

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Gulfstream announces 60-plane deal for China

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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Space Systems Loral Selected by USAF to Develop Next Gen Protected Military Satellite Communications
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has announced that it was selected by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to develop affordable design concepts for next generation Protected Militar ... more
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UAV NEWS

Iran insists it obtained drone images of Israel
Iran insisted on Wednesday that it had obtained images of sensitive areas of Israel from a Hezbollah drone before it was shot down, despite the Jewish state questioning if the aircraft carried a camera. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

New Yorkers get by with help from friends
Shellshocked by Hurricane Sandy, their homes dark, cold and sometimes wet too, many of the New Yorkers worst affected by the storm are relying on the kindness of friends, relatives and even strangers. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

New Jersey town rediscovers old ways post-Sandy
In a town with few working televisions, almost no electricity to recharge laptops and limited cellphone reception, the mayor of one of New York's richest suburbs traveled back in time Thursday to address worried citizens. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Sandy turns New Jersey town into oily swamp
Another day living among Army National Guard troops, the stench of leaking oil, cold, darkness, and swamp-like mud in the streets left residents of one of New York's richest suburbs wondering Thursday when they'll ever recover from Hurricane Sandy. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

After Sandy, frustrated drivers queue for fuel
Past the downed trees and power lines that litter northern New Jersey's sprawling towns, motorists are spending hours waiting at gas stations where quick refueling stops were once the norm. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Haiti, struck by megastorm Sandy, asks for aid
As much of the world focuses on the storm-devastated northeastern United States, tiny impoverished Haiti, also dealt a powerful blow by Hurricane Sandy, is appealing for international aid. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

US storm damage could hit $50 billion
Damage from the deadly superstorm that blasted the US East Coast and shut down New York City could hit $50 billion, economists said Thursday, but the impact on the broader economy will be minor. ... more
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