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November 13, 2012
DRAGON SPACE
Mr Xi in Space
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Nov 12, 2012
The recent change of leadership in China has made foreign policy analysts very busy. Nobody is completely sure of how Xi Jinping will steer China, or how the somewhat opaque machinery of China's political system will respond to him. While it's not the most pressing issue for China watchers, it's still worthwhile asking one focused question: How will the ascendancy of Mr Xi affect China's ambitious plans in space? In the short term, we can probably expect no changes at all. The new leader of ... read more
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SPACEMART

Lockheed Martin Board Elects Marillyn Hewson CEO and President And Member Of The Board
Lockheed Martin has announced that its board of directors asked for and received the resignation of Christopher E. Kubasik, 51, from his role as vice chairman, president and chief operating officer ... more
GPS NEWS

Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack
Quattro Group has extended its agreement with Ctrack for the provision of an advanced tracking solution. This latest deal will cover 120 vans that make up the company's field support fleet along wit ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling
The dual-use, very-high-resolution Pleiades 1B satellite payload for Arianespace's fourth Soyuz mission from French Guiana is ready for fueling, marking a new step in the preparation campaign for it ... more


ENERGY TECH

Symposium Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Superconductivity Breakthrough at UH
It was a groundbreaking discovery 25 years ago that remains relevant today - University of Houston physics professor Paul Chu achieved superconductivity at a temperature that would usher in a new er ... more


GPS NEWS

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites
Saudi Arabia is set to launch two indigenous satellites with a precision navigation system within the next few years, Prince Turki Bin Saud Bin Muhammad said. The satellites - Saudisat 4 and S ... more
The Year In Space
LAUNCH PAD

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012
This evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat-21B and Star One-C3, into their planned tra ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Get some bed rest - all 21 days of it
Why are 12 volunteers about to spend 21 days in bed, lying with their heads tilted below the horizontal? Their experience will help to understand and address changes in astronauts' bodies in space a ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

SPACE TRAVEL

SciTechTalk: All work and no play?
Microsoft's confirmation of an Office Mobile app that will let users of iOS and Android devices view and edit Word, PowerPoint and Excel files on their mobile devices raises, if you're willing to give it some thought, a philosophical - or perhaps at least sociological - question. ... more
TECH SPACE

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study
A build-up of carbon dioxide in the upper levels of Earth's atmosphere risks causing a faster accumulation of man-made space junk and resulting in more collisions, scientists said on Sunday. ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Vostochny and Angara mark two major milestones for Russian space sector
Launch and technical complexes of the new Vostochny cosmodrome in Amur region will be put into balancing and commissioning in 2014. According to the plans of the Federal Space Agency, Vostochny will ... more
spacecraft sub-system supplier
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Solar systems for home and business
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Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
TECH SPACE

A New Technique to Protect Astronauts from Space Radiation
The complexities of traveling to and working in space present challenges to astronauts that NASA scientists and engineers have been working on since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first stepped on t ... more
TECH SPACE

The Van Allen Probes
Earth's magnetism has captured human attention since the first innovator noticed that a freely moving piece of magnetized iron would always align itself with Earth's poles. Throughout most of histor ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

SPACE TRAVEL

Obama Win Keeps NASA's Space Plans on Course
The reelection of US president Barack Obama could mean one small step back to the moon and a giant leap to landing astronauts on Mars and asteroids. In 2010, the Obama administration set a goa ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Next steps into the final frontier
Western plays host to the 2012 Canadian Space Summit, Bridging Communities: Unifying the Canadian Space Sector, Nov. 14-16. This summit will address relevant issues in Canada's current and future sp ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Clarkson Professor Co-writes Book Promoting Space Exploration
For Clarkson University Professor Pier Marzocca and a group of like-minded colleagues across the nation, space isn't the "final" frontier, it's the inevitable one. Toward that goal, they've co-writt ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Nanocrystals and nickel catalyst substantially improve light-based hydrogen production

NASA tests 'interplanetary Internet'

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study


SPACE TRAVEL
LynuxWorks LynxOS-SE Deployed by ITT Exelis in New Line of Software-Defined Radios

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

Raytheon BBN Technologies' WNaN next generation network software selected for NIE 13.1 experiment


SPACE TRAVEL
Ariane 5 orbits EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012


SPACE TRAVEL
Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

SPACE TRAVEL

CSA: Canada finds its space in space
The future's so bright, you gotta wear shades. Better yet, make it solar viewing glasses. As Western prepares to welcome delegates from academia, industry and government next week for the 2012 ... more
ROBO SPACE

Britain says no calculators for math tests
The British government says 11-year-old students taking primary school math tests will be banned from using calculators beginning in 2014. ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russian space chiefs shaken by graft probe
Russia's cash-strapped space industry appeared headed for a new shakedown on Friday after a top police official warned about a growing embezzlement probe against its management. ... more
DRAGON SPACE

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media
China is aiming to launch its next manned space mission as early as June 2013, state media reported Saturday, as the country steps up its ambitious exploration programme. ... more
EXO WORLDS
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

EXO WORLDS
Ariane 5 orbits EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

Ariane 5 is poised for Arianespace's launch with the EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

EXO WORLDS
Discovery of a Giant Gap in the Disk of a Sun-like Star May Indicate Multiple Planets

Nearby six-planet system could be life friendly

New habitable zone super-Earth found in exosolar system

Cosmic sprinklers explained in active planetary nebula

EXO WORLDS
Nanocrystals and nickel catalyst substantially improve light-based hydrogen production

NASA tests 'interplanetary Internet'

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study

A New Technique to Protect Astronauts from Space Radiation

EXO WORLDS
Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

EXO WORLDS
Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO

Qatar, UAE request $7.6 bn in missile defense: US

Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

EXO WORLDS
Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

EXO WORLDS
Comet collisions every 6 seconds explain 17-year-old stellar mystery

NASA Radar Images Asteroid 2007 PA8

Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

Scientists Monitor Comet Breakup

24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

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