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November 22, 2012
ROCKET SCIENCE
S. Korea rocket launch set for Nov 29
Seoul (AFP) Nov 22, 2012
South Korea plans to go ahead with a delayed rocket launch on Thursday next week in its third bid in four years to put a satellite into orbit, officials said. If all goes as scheduled, the 140-tonne rocket will lift off between 4:00-6:55pm (0700-0955 GMT) from the Naro Space Centre on the south coast, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said. The project has been plagued with problems, with failed attempts in 2009 and 2010. A successful launch this time is considered crucial to Sou ... read more
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SPACEMART

Defying money crunch, Europe sets new goals in space
Europe on Wednesday set its sights on a new rocket and a deeper involvement in the International Space Station (ISS) despite intense constraints on budgets. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

France, Germany compromise on Ariane launcher: minister
France and Germany have overcome differences on building a successor to the Ariane 5 rocket, French Science Minister Genevieve Fioraso said at a European space meeting here Wednesday. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment
The UK Space Agency is set to invest 1.2 pounds in some of Europe's biggest and most lucrative space projects, providing the UK with increased leadership in a rapidly growing global sector and build ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Pleiades 1B is ready for integration in the payload "stack" for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission
The Pleiades 1B satellite passenger for Arianespace's fourth Soyuz flight from French Guiana is ready for integration into the medium-lift launcher's payload "stack" at the Spaceport. This dua ... more


SPACEMART

Germany consolidates its position in European space
On 20 and 21 November 2012, delegates from the 20 member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Canada met at the 'Mostra d'Oltremare' conference centre in Naples, Italy. The start of the ESA ... more
The Year In Space
LAUNCH PAD

Mexsat Bicentenario is delivered to French Guiana for its December launch on Ariane 5
The second passenger for Arianespace's next heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission - Mexsat Bicentenario - has arrived in French Guiana. Built by satellite manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation, this telec ... more
SPACEMART

European Ministers decide to invest in space to boost Europe's competitiveness and growth
ESA has just concluded a successful two-day Council meeting at ministerial level in Naples, Italy. Ministers from ESA's 20 member states and Canada allocated 10 billion euro for ESA's space activiti ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

UAV NEWS

Precision, Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have taken a first critical step toward demonstrating that the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator can be maneuvered safely and wirelessly on the ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Patriot performs flawlessly in Japan test firings
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) continued its track record of successfully test firing Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System during its annual training exerc ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System
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ROBO SPACE

Ban 'killer robots,' rights group urges
Hollywood-style robots able to shoot people without permission from their human handlers are a real possibility and must be banned before governments start deploying them, campaigners warned Monday. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

ILS Launches the EchoStar XVI Satellite
International Launch Services (ILS), a leading launch services provider for the global commercial satellite industry, successfully delivered the EchoStar XVI satellite into orbit today on an ILS Pro ... more
24/7 News Coverage
What agricultural 'ecosystems on steroids' are doing to the air

Geologists Shed Light on Formation of Alaska Range

From hurricanes to drought, LatAm's volatile climate

Volcano erupts in Cape Verde

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge

Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed

UAV NEWS

USAF and Raytheon evaluate avoidance capabilities for safe UAS flight
As the U.S. government prepares for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System by 2015, the U.S. Air Force and Raytheon have conducted concept evaluation demonstrations that show ... more
MISSILE NEWS

India steps up cruise missile production
A plant in Trivandrum, Kerala, has launched India's second line to assemble BraMos cruise missiles. The first line of this kind, built in Hyderabad, already turns out up to 40 such missiles ea ... more
SPACEMART

Mars on, Moon off at Europe space talks
A joint European-Russian plan for an unmanned mission to look for signs of life on Mars cleared a hurdle at a European Space Agency (ESA) budget meeting in Naples on Wednesday, delegates said. ... more
SPACEMART
Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government

Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market

Thermogenerator from the Printer


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
Pleiades 1B is ready for integration in the payload "stack" for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission

ILS Launches the EchoStar XVI Satellite

France, Germany compromise on Ariane launcher: minister


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

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

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Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face

TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government

GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

ROCKET SCIENCE

South Korea's rocket launch likely to take place Nov. 29

GPS NEWS

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal

AEROSPACE

F-35A Achieves Maximum High Angle Of Attack Limit In Four Flights

AEROSPACE

Boeing Adapts Innovative Training Technologies to FA-18E and F-15E

AEROSPACE

US Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Modernize C-130T Aircraft

MILTECH

Dog noses inspire explosives detector

MISSILE DEFENSE

NATO to consider Turkey request for Patriots 'without delay'

MILTECH

10 killed in Yemen military plane crash: ministry

Turkey says will seek NATO Patriot missiles as soon as possible

Turkey says will seek NATO Patriot missiles as soon as possible

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

Lockheed Martin Acquires Chandler May

Israel's Iron Dome blocks Gaza barrage

Post-storm, New Yorkers love Bloomberg - and Chris Christie

UN agency faces aid deficit ahead of Madagascar storms

Victims of Hurricane Sandy forgotten in Haiti

Thermogenerator from the Printer

New energy technologies promise brighter future

Study reveals clues to cause of hydrogen embrittlement in metals

China manufacturing grows in November: HSBC

Boeing and AVIC to Collaborate on Interior Supply Capability in China

Protest strikes disrupt Argentine cities

China sets special funds to boost rare earth sector

Smartphone shoppers: watch for online tricks

Google enters debate on UN Internet control

Smartphone shoppers get savvy for holiday deals

Global mobile data traffic doubled in year: Ericsson

Toshiba unveils dog-like robot for Fukushima plant

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