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November 28, 2012
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Who will challenge Dragon? Dragon spaceship postponed until March
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Nov 28, 2012
The head of the Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Elon Musk has foretold a grim future for the European Ariane 5 rocket launcher, but SpaceX's own project, the Dragon spaceship, bound for the International Space Station, has now been postponed until March, 2013. It's thought that could be due to malfunctions in the Falcon 9 launch vehicle and in Dragon's onboard systems that were discovered during the latest flight from 7th to 28th of October, 2012. Next year will hopefully see Cygnus, ... read more
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Soyuz ready for Friday launch of Pleiades 1B at Kourou
Arianespace's fourth Soyuz for launch from the Spaceport in French Guiana is now undergoing final checkout for a November 30 evening liftoff following installation of its Pleiades 1B observation sat ... more
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Sea Launch Postpones Satellite Launch Until Dec. 3
The Sea Launch consortium has moved the date for the launch of its Zenit-3SL rocket carrying the EUTELSAT-70B satellite 24 hours due to the delayed arrival of the Odyssey platform to the launch site ... more
SPACEMART

Roskosmos to design satellite for Brazil
The Russian space agency Roskosmos has been in talks to create a communication and remote sensing Earth satellite for Brazil. According to Roskosmos chief Vladimir Popovkin, Russia has signed ... more
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Russia Replaces Proton-M Rocket for Dec 28 Launch
A Proton-M carrier rocket has been damaged during transportation to the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan and will be replaced to keep the launch schedule unchanged, the Khrunichev space rocket ma ... more


VSAT NEWS

SES And ESA To Support Innovation In Satellite Broadband Communication
SES has entered into an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to support innovation in satellite broadband communication. As part of the agreement, SES' 100% owned satellite broadband affil ... more
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SPACEMART

Boeing Partner Orbital Completes MEXSAT Bicentenario Satellite
Boeing and partner Orbital Sciences are a step closer to helping the government of Mexico provide advanced communications services throughout the country and surrounding maritime area with the compl ... more
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Private company to launch Sri Lanka's first satellite
Sri Lanka's maiden satellite launch done by SupremeSAT, a private company with collaboration from China's state owned China Great Wall Industry Corporation, is expected to take place on Tuesday, an ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV

DPRK vows self-defense measures against US hostility

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

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S.Korean Rocket Set to Lift Off Thursday
South Korea's KSLV-1 carrier rocket will be launched on Thursday, Russia's Khrunichev Space Center said on Tuesday. The Khrunichev Center built the first stage for the rocket under a 2004 agre ... more
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EchoStar and Arianespace sign new satellite launch services contract
EchoStar and Arianespace have reached an agreement to launch multiple new satellites over a multi-year period from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana. The new contract will provide EchoStar with la ... more
VSAT NEWS

Astrium showcases maritime broadband solutions at Seatrade Middle East
Astrium Services will showcase their latest innovations in maritime communications at the upcoming Seatrade Middle East 2012 in Dubai. Astrium Services is the 'satellite services' unit of Astrium, c ... more
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RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia selects woman cosmonaut prospect
A cosmonaut recruitment drive in Russian has produced eight prospects, including the country's second female one, officials said. ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Shakeup of Russian space industry ordered
Russia's far-flung space industry will reorganized into five or six large holdings, the head of the country's space agency says. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Oyster aquaculture could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality

GM crops under the microscope at international debate

Farming for improved ecosystem services seen as economically feasible

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Chileans survey damage from massive blaze

Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search

TECH SPACE

Japan firm offers 3D model of foetus
Expectant parents in Japan who can't wait to show the world what their baby will look like can now buy a three-dimensional model of the foetus to pass around their friends. ... more
TECH SPACE

Star Trek Classroom: The next generation of school desks
Researchers designing and testing the 'classroom of the future' have found that multi-touch, multi-user desks can boost skills in mathematics. New results from a 3-year project working with over 400 ... more
ROBO SPACE

Study of risks to humankind proposed
British researchers say they want to create a Center for the Study of Existential Risk to analyze the ultimate risks to the future of mankind. ... more
ROBO SPACE
Japan firm offers 3D model of foetus

Star Trek Classroom: The next generation of school desks

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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
EchoStar and Arianespace sign new satellite launch services contract

Failure Of India's Big Rocket Project Is Symbolic Of Deep Structural Problems

Soyuz ready for Friday launch of Pleiades 1B at Kourou


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

Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior

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

ROCKET SCIENCE

Researchers test novel power system for space travel
A team of researchers, including engineers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, has demonstrated a new concept for a reliable nuclear reactor that could be used on space flights. The research team r ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Who's Killing the Space Program?
This past August the U.S. landed a one-ton spacecraft on the surface of Mars. Sending a spacecraft to Mars is not unique in itself, since we have sent several exploration vehicles to the Red Planet ... more
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Failure Of India's Big Rocket Project Is Symbolic Of Deep Structural Problems
The ongoing "Asia Pivot" by United States is rapidly changing the regional dynamics of the Indo - Pacific region, and nowhere is it more visible than the sphere of cooperation in defence and space r ... more
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Russian Briz-M puts US satellite into orbit
A Russian Briz-M upper stage has successfully put a US Ecostar-16 communication satellite into orbit. According to Roscosmos, this happened at 7:43 Moscow time this morning. A Proton-M carrie ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Iran ready to help Europe with natural gas

Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells

Group to spearhead German wind farm program

GDF Suez optimizes LNG deliveries

Shale oil, gas production to increase, says

Areva says in line to build British nuclear waste plant

Gulfstream announces 60-plane deal for China

SPACE TRAVEL

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ROCKET SCIENCE

Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed

SPACEMART

EDRS space network ready to go ahead

SPACEMART

Europe to invest 12 bln euros in a new space Odyssey

MISSILE DEFENSE

Missile wars: Israel's race against time

AEROSPACE

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

MISSILE NEWS

Raytheon opens new Standard Missile factory in Alabama

MILTECH

New sensor detects bombs on sea floor

UAV NEWS

Rise of the Machines: Combat Drones to look for in the near future

MISSILE DEFENSE

NGC Completes Air and Missile Defense Radar Technology Demonstration

Hamas arsenal hit but rocket know-how intact

Israel tests new weapon, but gap remains

Turkey insists Patriots would be 'purely defensive'

India tests missile interceptor

Russia frees physicist convicted of spying for China

N. Korea preparing for missile launch

Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles

South Korea deploys new cruise missiles: report

Chernobyl shelter construction reaches key landmark

CCNY Landscape Architect Offers Storm Surge Defense Alternatives

Sandy costs top $42 bn in New York: governor

Canada orders automakers to halve emissions

Renault to set up in China: industry source

Indian inventor wins cash to develop Braille phone

Saab reaches out to Brazilians

Tokyo eyes $10.7 bln stimulus ahead of polls: reports

Myanmar copper mine protesters charged: police

Honda chief eyes more exports from US

GM cars to use Apple voice assistant Siri

Anger at Chinese businesswoman's foreign passport

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