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November 24, 2012
GPS NEWS
East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution
Yorkshire UK (SPX) Nov 23, 2012
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to boost the performance of more than 600 specialist vehicles used for waste management, street cleaning and highway maintenance with an innovative tracking system. The local authority has chosen Ctrack to develop and implement the solution that will help better control and utilise these mobile assets and their operators in order to reduce fleet operating costs. Under the agreement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council will track a range of waste collection, ... read more
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SPACEMART

SES' Astra 2F Satellite Starts Operations
SES report that the ASTRA 2F satellite has successfully completed its in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and in commercial service at the orbital neighborhood of 28.2/28.5 degrees East. ... more
TECH SPACE

University of Glasgow and Clyde Space set to put brakes on space junk problem
Engineers at the University of Glasgow and Clyde Space Ltd have developed a practical solution to the increasing problem of space debris. Millions of pieces of 'space junk' are orbiting the Earth as ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

At Helsinki's Slush, start-ups 'speed date' for financing
It's 10:00 am at Helsinki's Cable Factory and for Yan Shtefanets, a 23-year-old Russian student, the clock is ticking: he has two minutes to pitch his start-up to investors to secure much-needed financing. ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea rocket launch set for Nov 29
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. ... more


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
The Year In Space
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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US must 'destroy' jihadists in Iraq, Syria: ex-general

Israeli strikes kill senior Hamas commanders in Gaza

Lebanon army arrests Arab-Israeli infiltrator: security

Military Sealift command contracts logistics services

Justice elusive for Syria chemical attack victims: HRW

Iran denies linking Iraq role to Western sanctions

British arbitration tribunal backs up Raytheon

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
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
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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
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
24/7 News Coverage
Rescuers comb through devastation of Japan landslide

Tropical storm Karina shaped like a number 9

Neanderthals and humans interacted for thousands of years

Climate change: meteorologists preparing for the worst

Bats bolster brain hypothesis, maybe technology, too

Microbes can create dripstones

Freeways as fences, trapping the mountain lions of Los Angeles

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
Lockheed Martin has been selected to apply its extensive experience with protected satellite communications to support a new generation of agile, commercially based military satellite communications ... more
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
ROBO SPACE
Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government

University of Glasgow and Clyde Space set to put brakes on space junk problem

Systems engineering expertise leads to increased counterfire target acquisition radar capabilities


ROBO SPACE
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


ROBO SPACE
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


ROBO SPACE
Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Organic photovoltaic cells of the future

EV consumers better off with a range under 100 miles

Calculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles

Ferroelectric Materials Suffer Unexpected Electric Polarizations

Researchers inspired by marine life to design camouflage systems

Paper offers insights into new class of semiconductors

New tool makes a single picture worth a thousand images

ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea readies for delayed rocket launch

VSAT NEWS

Spatial Energy Becomes First Astrium Services OilGas Global Reseller

ROCKET SCIENCE

Supersonic Decelerator Project 'On Track' for Success

SPACE TRAVEL

Europe, U.S. talk space program link

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

MISSILE NEWS

N. Korea preparing for missile launch

MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles

South Korea deploys new cruise missiles: report

Systems engineering expertise leads to increased counterfire target acquisition radar capabilities

Lockheed Martin Delivers Three F-35Bs To The US Marine Corps

US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program

Raytheon achieves critical firsts for US Navy dual-band radar

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

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

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

Dog noses inspire explosives detector

NATO to consider Turkey request for Patriots 'without delay'

10 killed in Yemen military plane crash: ministry

Turkey says will seek NATO Patriot missiles as soon as possible

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

Haitian president talks quake relief with Pope Benedict XVI

Storm gives New Yorkers new family - each other

Important progress for spintronics

Fabrication on patterned silicon carbide produces bandgap to advance graphene electronics

Engineers pave the way towards 3D printing of personal electronics

Antenna-on-a-chip rips the light fantastic

Fitch cuts ratings on Panasonic, Sony to junk

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