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November 21, 2012
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Ariane's future at heart of European space meet
Naples, Italy (AFP) Nov 20, 2012
The future of Europe's space programme came under the spotlight in this southern Italian city Tuesday, where ministers discussed rival plans for a successor to the successful Ariane 5 launcher. The 20-nation European Space Agency, meeting at ministerial level for the first time in four years, is staging two days of budget talks. The meeting takes place against a backdrop of money worries, a fast-shifting satellite market and the growing strength of the US private sector in near-Earth space. ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea readies for delayed rocket launch
South Korea is set to go ahead next week with a delayed rocket launch as it aims to join the elite club of nations capable of putting a satellite into orbit, an official said Tuesday. ... more
VSAT NEWS

Spatial Energy Becomes First Astrium Services OilGas Global Reseller
Spatial Energy has signed a strategic reseller agreement with Astrium Services in Chantilly, Va. This agreement establishes Spatial Energy as the first global reseller of Astrium products and servic ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Supersonic Decelerator Project 'On Track' for Success
NASA has completed three key milestones in its development of new atmospheric deceleration technologies to support exploration missions across the solar system. The Low-Density Supersonic Dece ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Europe, U.S. talk space program link
European plans to join the United States in building a manned spaceship could see a British astronaut in space before the end of the decade, officials said. ... more


MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel's Iron Dome plays growing role in Gaza conflict
Iron Dome, Israel's much vaunted anti-missile defence system, is playing an increasingly important role in the growing confrontation between the Jewish state and Gaza-based militants. ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

New Israeli anti-missile system gets ready
While Israeli forces battle a growing Palestinian missile onslaught from the Gaza Strip, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is getting ready to field test its newest anti-missile weapon, David's Sling and its Stunner interceptor. ... more
TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government
Lockheed Martin UK has expanded its offering of cloud computing services available to the UK government after recently being selected to provide G-Cloud 2 IT support. This new contract succeed ... 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

GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed thermal vacuum testing for the Navigation Payload Element (NPE) of the ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

South Korea's rocket launch likely to take place Nov. 29
South Korea's third attempt to launch a space rocket is expected to take place on Nov. 29 after it has been postponed due to a last-minute technical glitch, the government said Monday. After h ... more
GPS NEWS

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal
Russia's Federal Space Agency has initiated the dismissal of Yuri Urlichich, who headed a Glonass project contractor, the space agency's head Vladimir Popovkin said on Monday. Urlichich lost his pos ... more
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VSAT NEWS

Thuraya Launches Industry Leading Mobile
Thuraya Telecommunications Company has announced the certification of a suite of industry leading Solutions further enhancing its offer for the Media and Broadcast industry. At the heart of Th ... more
TECH SPACE

AVX Introduces SMD Tantalum Chip Capacitors For Aerospace Applications
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed two new high-reliability SMD tantalum chip capacitor series for use in European aerospace appl ... 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

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Selects Information Technology Flight Operations Support Contract
NASA has selected Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) of McLean, Va., to provide information technology support for systems that support a wide array of flight operations across the agen ... more
VSAT NEWS

RRSAT Signs Capacity For New MCPC Platform On Africasat-1A
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. has signed an agreement with RRsat America - Global Communications Network Inc. ("RRsat") a subsidiary of RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. for capacity on ... more
SPACEMART

SES Launches New iPpad Application To Showcase Fleet And Coverage
SES has launched a new iPad application, showcasing the SES global fleet of 52 satellites and including over 150 footprints. Now available in the App Store, the app - SES Satellites - is designed by ... more
SPACEMART
Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government

Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods

AVX Introduces SMD Tantalum Chip Capacitors For Aerospace Applications


SPACEMART
Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System

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


SPACEMART
Ariane's future at heart of European space meet

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012


SPACEMART
Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal

Mobile GPS Tracking capability on JCB ruggedized mobile phones

GPS NEWS

Mobile GPS Tracking capability on JCB ruggedized mobile phones
Vismo GPS tracking installed on the JCB Toughphone Pro-Smart is ideal for organisations operating in harsh, inhospitable, high risk areas of the World. Aimed at the Oil and Exploration market and th ... more
SPACEMART

SES-4 Supports Telespazio's Growth In Brazilian Market
SES has announced that Telespazio Brasil S.A. has signed a long-term capacity agreement to boost corporate and government networks across Brazil's heartland and its oil-rich ocean waters. Tele ... more
VSAT NEWS

Astrium Services Extends Maritime VSAT Coverage
Astrium has completed major extensions to their worldwide VSAT (very small aperture terminal) satellite communications services. Astrium Services now provides maritime VSAT with more bandwidth, more ... more
SPACEMART

Europe juggles ambitions, constraints in talks on space
Europe faces key decisions this week about its role in space, pondering plans for a new rocket and its involvement in the International Space Station at a time of money crunch. ... more
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TECH SPACE

Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods

SPACEMART

Two days that decide Europe's space future: a citizen's briefing on ESA

ROCKET SCIENCE

Student Teams to Build and Fly Rockets With Onboard Payloads for NASA Rocketry Challenge

SPACEMART

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UAV NEWS

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AEROSPACE

India to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia

MISSILE DEFENSE

Turkey says will seek NATO Patriot missiles as soon as possible

MISSILE DEFENSE

Patriot performs flawlessly in Japan test firings

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System

UAV NEWS

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USAF and Raytheon evaluate avoidance capabilities for safe UAS flight

India steps up cruise missile production

Israel's Iron Dome blocks Gaza barrage

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Iran denies supplying Fajr 5 rockets to Gaza

Israel destroys Gaza drone workshop: army

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Asian rivals pursue trade pact amid maritime rows

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