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November 17, 2012
TECH SPACE
Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods
Seattle, WA (SPX) Nov 16, 2012
Andrews Space (Andrews) has announced they have signed an exclusive agreement with Sinclair Interplanetary (Sinclair) of Toronto, Canada to begin selling and manufacturing Sinclair's highly popular torque rods. Under the agreement, Andrews will take over manufacturing the Sinclair TQ-15 and TQ-40 torque rod products and their variants, which are ideal for spacecraft weighing between 30 and 180 kg. "Sinclair Interplanetary has long been known as a preeminent supplier of high-performance aerospace p ... read more
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Two days that decide Europe's space future: a citizen's briefing on ESA
Next week, the future course of Europe's space sector will be set as ministers of the European Space Agency's 20 Member States come together in Italy. Find out why the issues on the table are vitall ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Student Teams to Build and Fly Rockets With Onboard Payloads for NASA Rocketry Challenge
Organizers of the NASA Student Launch Projects have announced the 57 student teams whose inventive creations will soar skyward in April during the space agency's 2012-13 rocketry challenge. Re ... more
SPACEMART

Astrium Americas established to provide world-class space capabilities to the North American market
Astrium and EADS North America have jointly announced the creation of Astrium Americas, America's newest space company. A subsidiary of EADS North America, Astrium Americas will bring broad global s ... more
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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

Lockheed Martin Submits Space Fence Radar Proposal to USAF to Detect and Track Orbital Objects
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 objec ... 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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

AYW Companies' Flexible Waveguide And Components Ideal For Satelite Applications

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
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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
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
24/7 News Coverage
New insights into the physics of space weather

Copernicus operations secured until 2021

World losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

ECOSTRESS Will Monitor Plant Health

Study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at plant evolution

Salt-loving plants key to sustainable food production

China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

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
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
ROCKET SCIENCE
Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods

US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia

Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console


ROCKET SCIENCE
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


ROCKET SCIENCE
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


ROCKET SCIENCE
Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

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
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
MISSILE DEFENSE

US, Israel wrap up major joint missile drill
Israeli and US troops have wrapped up a major missile defence exercise hailed as their largest-ever joint aerial military operation, the Israeli military said on Wednesday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Postcards from the plasma edge

Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter

Calming the plasma edge: The tail that wags the dog

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?

E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital

MISSILE NEWS

N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin Completes On Orbit Testing of Second AEHF Satellite

MILTECH

Stone-tipped weapons older than thought

MILTECH

Australia rolls out Thales desktop system

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

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Life's no beach for seaside victims of Sandy

Statement on the handling of risk situations by scientists

Under-fire utility boss resigns after storm Sandy

Researchers have made the production of batteries cheaper and safer

Foreign experts praise Customs Union

US in tough debate on UN Internet rules

Gold demand down 11% as Chinese buying dips

Texas Instruments to cut 1,700 jobs in reorganization

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

Japan, China, S. Korea to start FTA talks: reports

Facebook stock climbs on backs of short-sellers

China firm to invest $1.6 billion in plane engine

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

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