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November 30, 2012
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Arianespace ready for next Soyuz and Ariane missions
Kourou, French Guiana (ESA) Nov 30, 2012
A payload fairing not only performs the important role of protecting a launcher's passengers during ascent, it also provides an opportunity to put a spotlight on the spacecraft lofted during the mission. For Arianespace launches, placing logos related to the flights' passengers - and in certain cases, their associated organizations and countries - has become a tradition that is continued on the upcoming Soyuz and Ariane 5 missions currently being readied for liftoff from the Spaceport. A large dec ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

The Biggest Breakthrough In Propulsion Since The Jet Engine
Reaction Engines can announce the biggest breakthrough in aerospace propulsion technology since the invention of the jet engine. Critical tests have been successfully completed on the key technology ... more
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Japan Schedules Radar Satellite Launch
Japanese national space agency JAXA and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. would launch an H-2A rocket with a radar intelligence satellite early next year, the Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday. ... more
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South Korean rocket launch suspended
South Korean space officials suspended a crucial rocket launch Thursday, after a technical problem halted the countdown just 17 minutes before the scheduled blast-off. ... more
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S. Korea readies new bid to join global space club
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. ... more


SPACEMART

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
The Year In Space
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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS

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
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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
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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
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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
24/7 News Coverage
Oceans arrived early to Earth

America votes

Emerging disease could wipe out American, European salamanders

Magma pancakes beneath Lake Toba

Fewer Chinese couples want second child than expected: media

Clean Smell Doesn't Always Mean Clean Air

Restoring wetlands can lessen soil sinkage, greenhouse gas emissions

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

Experiment yields possible 'spooky' matter

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


SPACEMART
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


SPACEMART
South Korean rocket launch suspended

EchoStar and Arianespace sign new satellite launch services contract

Japan Schedules Radar Satellite Launch


SPACEMART
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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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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
A New Way To Convert Light To Electrical Energy

Westinghouse to Supply Advanced Safety System to Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants

Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future

'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

Reverse engineering materials for more efficient heating and cooling

Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement

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S.Korean Rocket Set to Lift Off Thursday

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EchoStar and Arianespace sign new satellite launch services contract

UAV NEWS

US drone appears to miss Pakistan target: officials

MILTECH

Solar energy eyed for battlefield power

MISSILE NEWS

Missile test fears shadow S. Korea-China talks

MILTECH

Raytheon awarded contract for Paveway

MILTECH

GD Delivers 1,000th Beryllium Sensor Housing Mast For Kiowa Helicopter

MILTECH

BAE, EXPAL team up for munitions deal

MISSILE DEFENSE

NATO surveys possible missile sites in Turkey: report

UAV NEWS

Ground Based Laser System Demonstrates In Tests Against Rockets and UAVs

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

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

Fed official sees only slight GDP hit from Sandy

Haiti opts for ID security program

Chernobyl shelter construction reaches key landmark

Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

The music of the silks

Trojan Battery's Industrial Line Surpasses 15-year Cycle Life In IEC 61427 Testing

DNV KEMA expands High-Power Laboratory to facilitate super grids

Research discovery could revolutionise semiconductor manufacture

Russia as WTO Member Must Resort to Sophisticated Methods

Samsung launches new Internet-connected camera

Clash on Web radio royalties hits Congress

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