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November 29, 2012
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S. Korea readies new bid to join global space club
Seoul (AFP) Nov 28, 2012
South Korea held a final dress rehearsal Wednesday for its third attempt to send a satellite into orbit and join an elite space club that includes Asian powers China, Japan and India. After two previous failures in 2009 and 2010, the 140-tonne Korea Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-I) is scheduled to blast off some time after 4:00pm (0700 GMT) Thursday from the Naro Space Center on the south coast. Success will mean a huge boost for South Korea, a late entrant into the high-cost world of space technol ... read more
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Sri Lanka partners Chinese communication satellite
Sri Lanka's President Wednesday welcomed the first communications satellite launch in partnership with a Chinese state-owned company, to take television to rural areas of the island. ... more
TECH SPACE

NASA Technologists Test 'Game-Changing' Data-Processing Technology
It's a digital world. Or is it? NASA technologist Jonathan Pellish isn't convinced. In fact, he believes a computing technology of yesteryear could potentially revolutionize everything from autonomo ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Why Study Plants in Space?
Why is NASA conducting plant research aboard the International Space Station? Because during future long-duration missions, life in space may depend on it. The ability of plants to provide a source ... more
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GPS NEWS

GTX Gets Approval For Custom Two-Way GPS Tracking Devices On Planes
GTX Corp has announced the approval of a custom designed GPS tracking device for use on AirNet and Cargolux. The custom configured device will be made available as an add-on service exclusively to c ... more


VSAT NEWS

Broadband For Every Ship - The Changing Maritime Market
The paradigm is shifting in the provision of broadband connectivity through satellite networks to the commercial maritime market. A number of technological, economic, and social factors are currentl ... more
The Year In Space
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Ariane 5 joins Soyuz in mission preparations at the Spaceport
The Spaceport is once again handling parallel campaigns with two different members of the Arianespace launcher family, as a heavy-lift Ariane 5 has moved to the Final Assembly Building to be readied ... more
TECH SPACE

Experiment yields possible 'spooky' matter
U.S. physicists say unexpected results from the Large Hadron Collider suggest its particle collisions may be producing a new type of matter. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Space Debris Tracking Site To Be Build In Western Australia

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

N. Korea fires short-range 'projectile' into sea

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Turkish army warns over 'red lines' in Kurdish peace talks

Israel downs drone from Syria over occupied Golan: army

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker

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Who will challenge Dragon? Dragon spaceship postponed until March
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 fo ... 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
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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
24/7 News Coverage
Leading Ebola researcher says there's an effective treatment for Ebola

Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Snails Tell of the Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

Together, humans and computers can figure out the plant world

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins

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
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
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Japan firm offers 3D model of foetus

NASA Technologists Test 'Game-Changing' Data-Processing Technology

Star Trek Classroom: The next generation of school desks


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General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Astrium to provide military X-band satcoms to six UK Royal Navy vessels

Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System


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EchoStar and Arianespace sign new satellite launch services contract

Soyuz ready for Friday launch of Pleiades 1B at Kourou

Sea Launch Postpones Satellite Launch Until Dec. 3


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GTX Gets Approval For Custom Two-Way GPS Tracking Devices On Planes

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

Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior

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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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Process Overcomes Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

Australian PM to visit India for potential uranium deal

Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

Technique uses fraction of measurements to find quantum wave functions

Experiments explain why some liquids are 'fragile' and others are 'strong'

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

RUSSIAN SPACE

Shakeup of Russian space industry ordered

TECH SPACE

Japan firm offers 3D model of foetus

TECH SPACE

Star Trek Classroom: The next generation of school desks

ROBO SPACE

Study of risks to humankind proposed

ROCKET SCIENCE

Researchers test novel power system for space travel

SPACE TRAVEL

Who's Killing the Space Program?

UAV NEWS

Ground Based Laser System Demonstrates In Tests Against Rockets and UAVs

MISSILE DEFENSE

NATO surveys possible missile sites in Turkey: report

MISSILE NEWS

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

UAV NEWS

Driving drones can be a drag

Astrium to provide military X-band satcoms to six UK Royal Navy vessels

UTC Aerospace Systems Selects Headwall Hyperspectral Imaging Sensor For SYERS-2 Program

General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Missile wars: Israel's race against time

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

Raytheon opens new Standard Missile factory in Alabama

New sensor detects bombs on sea floor

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

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'

Chernobyl shelter construction reaches key landmark

CCNY Landscape Architect Offers Storm Surge Defense Alternatives

Graphite experiment shines new light laser-driven fusion

Windows 8 sales hit 40 million: Microsoft

Italy, China sign deals worth $1.27 bn

Myanmar protesters ordered to end mine demo

British student avoids US extradition over TV website

20 workers injured as tornado hits Italy steel plant

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