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November 14, 2012
ROCKET SCIENCE
S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly
Seoul (AFP) Nov 13, 2012
South Korea has urged Russia to send rocket parts as soon as possible so it can go ahead with an already-delayed satellite launch this month, an official said Tuesday. Seoul wants to make another attempt to send the satellite into space between November 9 and 24 after last month's rocket launch was cancelled because of a defective part. "We've been asking Russia to give a green light at the earliest possible date, but we don't know when we will have the parts," Kim Yeon-Hak, a deputy director at ... read more
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SPACEMART

Russian satellite system official sacked
Russia's defense industry housecleaning continued over the weekend when satellite navigation system designer Yuri Urlichich was sacked from his job. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow
China on Tuesday showed off a new military drone and a model of a next-generation fighter plane as it builds up its own defence capabilities and seeks customers for its hardware. ... more
GPS NEWS

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia on Tuesday announced plans to buy a California firm specializing in rendering the real-world in 3D as it beefed up mapping services for smartphone lifestyles. ... more


MISSILE NEWS

Patriot Air and Missile Defense System receives US Army stamp of approval
Raytheon new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System has received the U.S. Army's final stamp of approval after undergoing stringent testing. During the testing, Patriot's performanc ... more


MISSILE NEWS

India to buy Russia's Konkurs-M, Invar guided missiles
India has signed a deal with Russia to purchase cutting-edge Konkurs-M and Invar anti-tank guided missiles, a source in the Indian defense ministry has told the media. According to the source, ... more
The Year In Space
TECH SPACE

Making a better invisibility cloak
The first functional "cloaking" device reported by Duke University electrical engineers in 2006 worked like a charm, but it wasn't perfect. Now a member of that laboratory has developed a new design ... more
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
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

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
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
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
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats

Solar systems for home and business
Solar systems for home and business


Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
TECH SPACE

Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console
Pre-orders for Wii U have been hot ahead of the Sunday release of the new Nintendo videogame console that the Japanese electronics titan hopes will catapult it to renewed glory. ... more
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
24/7 News Coverage
Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Oyster aquaculture could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality

GM crops under the microscope at international debate

Farming for improved ecosystem services seen as economically feasible

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Chileans survey damage from massive blaze

Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search

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
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

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
Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console

Making a better invisibility cloak

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
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


SPACE TRAVEL
Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

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
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
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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Iran ready to help Europe with natural gas

Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells

Group to spearhead German wind farm program

GDF Suez optimizes LNG deliveries

Shale oil, gas production to increase, says

Areva says in line to build British nuclear waste plant

Gulfstream announces 60-plane deal for China

GPS NEWS

Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

MISSILE DEFENSE

Rafael upgrades Iron Dome amid new barrage

DRAGON SPACE

Mr Xi in Space

GPS NEWS

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

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

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

AEROSPACE

Lockheed Martin Continues To Deliver CBP P-3's Ahead Of Schedule

MILTECH

Northrop Grumman Begins Full-Rate Production of LITENING SE Targeting Pods for USAF

MISSILE NEWS

Taiwan tests new anti-ship missile: report

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Asia's mega-cities more vulnerable to disasters

Commentary: Sandy's S.O.S.

New York governor seeks $30 bn in aid after Sandy

First noiseless single photon amplifier

UT Arlington physics team demonstrates new power generation technique

Erosion has a point and an edge

36 in one fell swoop as researchers observe impossible ionization

Internet, clean and bio-technology of significant importance for Russia

Quality products from rubber residues

Sweet approach may produce metal casting parts, reduce toxicity

Caribbean financial scams costing millions

Huntsman, Sinopec form joint venture in China

Official requests up for Web data: Google

China, Middle East fuel student growth in US

Head of Windows unit leaves Microsoft

Jawbone "Up" fitness wristbands get in shape

Online TEDTalks hit billion-view milestone

New Google smartphone sells out

China needs 4,960 planes by 2031: state media

Chinese LED firm plans record investment in Taiwan

'World's workshop' China aims to reinvent itself

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