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November 15, 2012
TECH SPACE
Lockheed Martin Submits Space Fence Radar Proposal to USAF to Detect and Track Orbital Objects
Moorestown NJ (SPX) Nov 15, 2012
Lockheed Martin has submitted its final contract proposal to build Space Fence, an advanced ground-based radar system that will improve the way the U.S. Air Force identifies and tracks orbital objects. Space Fence will provide much-needed enhanced space situational awareness capabilities for the Air Force and allow the service to decommission the aging U.S.-based Air Force Space Surveillance System, originally installed in 1961. "The original surveillance system wasn't designed to detect and ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

XCOR Announces ATK as Lynx Mark I Wing Detailed Design And Build Contractor
XCOR Aerospace has issued the initial phase of a two-phase contract to ATK's Aerospace Structures Division [NYSE:ATK] for the detailed design and manufacture of the Lynx Mark I suborbital reusable l ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russian Civil Satellite Links Lost After Cable Cut
A severed communications cable in the Moscow region on Wednesday has rendered Russian specialists unable to control most of the country's civilian satellites, a source in the space industry said. ... more
SPACEMART

Russia Launches Dual-Purpose Telecoms Satellite
Russia's Space Forces launched on Wednesday a Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a dual-purpose Meridian-series telecoms satellite on board, spokesman Col. Alexey Zolotukhin said. The Soyuz blasted off ... more


TECH SPACE

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF
Raytheon has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Air Force's Space Fence program. Space Fence, a large, S-band radar to be based in Kwajalein atoll, will be capable of detecting more and much smalle ... more


ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korean space launch faces further delay
South Korea's third try to launch its first space satellite may again be put off due to a delay in getting a Russian replacement part, officials said Wednesday. ... more
The Year In Space
DRAGON SPACE

Mr Xi in Space
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 pol ... more
TECH SPACE

US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia
The United States military will station a powerful radar and a space telescope in Australia as part of a major refocusing of priorities towards Asia, the two countries announced Wednesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

Textron touts G-CLAW air-burst weapon

Arrests in large-scale Australian counter-terror raids

Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years

RR Engine for Korean Navy passes acceptance tests

Insitu Inc. receives ScanEagle engine

China mum as Iceland envoy reportedly held for spying

ROCKET SCIENCE

S.Korea postpones rocket launch: official
South Korea has postponed a key satellite launch until the last week of November because of delays in the arrival of rocket parts from Russia, a senior official said Wednesday. ... more
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
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ROCKET SCIENCE

S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly
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. ... 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
24/7 News Coverage
Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava

De Beers warns diamonds aren't forever

Woman dies in flood as storms lash southern France

Scientists say Chinese sturgeon will soon be no more

Japan to file new research whaling plan 'this year'

Mexico airlifts tourists stranded by hurricane

Material mimicking shark skin combats hospital superbugs

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
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
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
LAUNCH PAD
US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia

Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF


LAUNCH PAD
The Skynet 5D secure telecom satellite is received in French Guiana for Arianespace's December Ariane 5 mission

Lockheed Martin Completes On Orbit Testing of Second AEHF Satellite

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


LAUNCH PAD
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


LAUNCH PAD
Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

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
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
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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Moving silicon atoms in graphene with atomic precision

Wastewater injection is culprit for most quakes in Colorado and New Mexico

'Squid skin' metamaterials project yields vivid color display

Rice rolls 'neat' nanotube fibers

Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free

Scientists come closer to the industrial synthesis of a material harder than diamond

Assessing the environmental costs and benefits of fracking

GPS NEWS

Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

MISSILE DEFENSE

US, Israel wrap up major joint missile drill

MISSILE NEWS

N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin Completes On Orbit Testing of Second AEHF Satellite

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

The Skynet 5D secure telecom satellite is received in French Guiana for Arianespace's December Ariane 5 mission

MISSILE DEFENSE

Lockheed Martin Continues To Supporting US Air Defense, Missile Warning and Space Defense Missions

AEROSPACE

China unveils attack helicopter at airshow: report

MISSILE DEFENSE

Rafael upgrades Iron Dome amid new barrage

GPS NEWS

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

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

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

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

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

Statement on the handling of risk situations by scientists

Under-fire utility boss resigns after storm Sandy

Asia's mega-cities more vulnerable to disasters

Foreign experts praise Customs Union

Airbus wins Chinese corporate jet order

New blow as Toyota recalls 2.77 mn vehicles globally

Lagarde wants 'real fix, not quick fix' on Greek debt

Petraeus case fuels fresh debate on online privacy

Afghan women learn literacy through mobile phones

US report warns over China state firms

Samsung plans no settlement with Apple: executive

Finnish operator says it has plugged nickel mine leak

Quality products from rubber residues

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

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