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December 07, 2012
SPACE TRAVEL
Scientists say NASA's budget inadequate for its goals
Washington (AFP) Dec 5, 2012
NASA suffers from a "mismatch" between its goals and the budget it has been given to achieve them, according to a panel that said the US space agency may need a complete overhaul. The National Research Council, which convened an independent group of top US scientists, urged the White House to set a clear agenda for the agency, amid disagreement in the scientific community, and in the country as a whole, regarding just where the agency should be going. The panel lamented "the lack of national con ... read more
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SPACE MEDICINE

Six degrees of inclination
Stay in a tilted bed for weeks with your head at the lower end and your body starts to change as if it were ageing prematurely or living in space. Twelve volunteers in ESA's bedrest study are enduri ... more
GPS NEWS

Putin Urges CIS Countries to Join Glonass
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to join Glonass, Russia's global positioning system. "This system has the capability to p ... more
GPS NEWS

Third Boeing GPS IIF Begins Operation After Early Handover to USAF
A third Boeing GPS IIF satellite has completed on-orbit checkout and is now part of the active 31-satellite GPS constellation, providing improved performance for both military and civilian users. ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

SPACEX Awarded Two EELV Class Missions From The USAF
The United States Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center has awarded SpaceX two Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV)-class missions: DSCOVR (Deep Space Climate Observatory) and STP-2 (Space ... more


GPS NEWS

Third Galileo satellite begins transmitting navigation signal
Europe's third Galileo satellite has transmitted its first test navigation signals back to Earth. The two Galileo satellites launched last October have reached their final orbital position and are i ... more
The Year In Space
LAUNCH PAD

Sea Launch Delivers the EUTELSAT 70B Spacecraft into Orbit
Sea Launch AG has successfully launched the EUTELSAT-70B satellite from the Equator on the ocean-based Launch Platform Odyssey, completing its 2nd mission for Eutelsat and marking the completion of ... more
TECH SPACE

SES And ESA To Collaborate On Electra To Develop First All-Electric Small/Medium Sized Satellite Platform In Europe
SES has announced its participation in the upcoming Artes-33 programme "ELECTRA" of the European Space Agency (ESA). Under the ELECTRA programme, SES and ESA will establish a public-private partners ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites

The X-Gen Men at 1600 and Number 10

IBM's Watson advises US soldiers on life after service

This time for the PLA: Chinese army shows off dancing robots

Saab buys ThyssenKrupp's Swedish submarine shipyard

Rising civilian deaths fuel outrage in Pakistan offensive

USAF orders ground approach radar for Saudi Arabia

VSAT NEWS

KVH Provides 60 percent More Capacity for EMEA Region of mini-VSAT Broadband Network
KVH Industries has just completed a major upgrade to the mini-VSAT Broadband network that will provide customers in Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa (EMEA) with a 60% increase in satelli ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

N. Korea completes installing rocket: report
North Korea has completed installing a long-range rocket on its launch pad, ahead of its planned launch this month in defiance of widespread international condemnation, a report said Wednesday. ... more
TECH SPACE

First-ever hyperspectral images of Earth's auroras
Hoping to expand our understanding of auroras and other fleeting atmospheric events, a team of space-weather researchers designed and built NORUSCA II, a new camera with unprecedented capabilities t ... more
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats

Solar systems for home and business
Solar systems for home and business


Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
SPACE TRAVEL

Civil Space 2013 Symposium
The Greater Huntsville Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is sponsoring a technical symposium (titled "Civil Space 2013") to discuss current challenges, opportu ... more
SPACEMART

Satellite Applications Catapult centre ramps up for business
The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, has announced the appointment of the Chairman, Tim Sherwood, and Chief Executive Officer, Stuart Martin, for the Satellite Applications Cat ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea

Sharks are Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing

Size and age of plants impact their productivity more than climate

NASA Starts Campaign To Probe Ocean Ecology, Carbon Cycle

Has Antarctic sea ice expansion been overestimated?

NRL Reveals New Meteorological Insight into Mid-Level Clouds

Global warming 'pause' reflects natural fluctuation

TECH SPACE

Countdown begins to the next generation of satellites
Leading technology design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has been selected by Iridium Communications Inc. to play a key role in the deployment of Iridium NEXT, the company's second-gener ... more
SPACEMART

UK space companies benefit from investment in research and development
Companies working in, or looking to set up in, the space community at Harwell will benefit from 1 million pound funding to help them to go further and faster towards commercial success, David Willet ... more
SPACEMART

Space: Europe's 'Vomit Comet' sets commercial flights
How much would you pay to emulate astronauts as they float weightlessly in space? ... more
SPACEMART
Countdown begins to the next generation of satellites

SES And ESA To Collaborate On Electra To Develop First All-Electric Small/Medium Sized Satellite Platform In Europe

First-ever hyperspectral images of Earth's auroras


SPACEMART
US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System

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


SPACEMART
SPACEX Awarded Two EELV Class Missions From The USAF

Sea Launch Delivers the EUTELSAT 70B Spacecraft into Orbit

S. Korea readies new bid to join global space club


SPACEMART
Third Boeing GPS IIF Begins Operation After Early Handover to USAF

Third Galileo satellite begins transmitting navigation signal

Putin Urges CIS Countries to Join Glonass

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Voyager 1 Encounters New Region in Deep Space
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists feel is the final area the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

SciTechTalk: Media fixes for space junkies
Visitors to NASA's website are currently being greeted with a request for public input on how the space agency's site should look as the agency ponders a re-design. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

STSS Demonstration Satellites Collect Data for Future Operational Space Missile Tracking System
The Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) demonstration satellites, built by a Northrop Grumman and Raytheon team for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), collected data during an Aegis Ba ... more
AEROSPACE

Australia retires H-variant C-130 Hercules
Australia retired from active service the last two Lockheed C-130H Hercules 34 years after its introduction into the air force. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer

NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast

Low cost technique improves properties of nanomaterials

NIST develops prototype meter test for hydrogen refueling stations

Creating optical cables out of thin air

A new multi-bit 'spin' for MRAM storage

Fires are a major cause of wind farm failure

MILTECH

Argentina on track to buy 14 Brazil APCs

UAV NEWS

Iran tells US to 'recount' drones

MISSILE DEFENSE

Patriot Air and Missile Defense System Gets Smarter, Faster and Tougher

TECH SPACE

Boeing and JVC Add More Realism to Military Training Simulation

MILTECH

Raytheon UK to deliver additional Paveway IVs to UK MOD

MILTECH

Northrop Grumman Delivers 250th LITENING G4 Targeting System

MILTECH

JLENS simultaneously tracks swarming boats, cars, aircraft

MILTECH

Raytheon receives US Army contract for JAGM continued technology development

AEROSPACE

F-35 Lightning II Program Surpasses 5,000 Flight Hours

MILTECH

Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded DoD funding to enhance text understanding

NATO approves Patriot missiles for Turkey

Sudan drone down in Khartoum area: official media

S. Korea postpones rocket launch to 2013: official

N. Korea installs rocket on launch pad: report

Severodvinsk submarine launches first cruise missile at ground targets

Construction of new-generation radars will begin in Russia in 2013

NATO controlling Turkish missile batteries

US Army contracts for JAGM continued technology development

Russia scraps 70 percent of war chemicals

First US Army Digital Range Training System Delivered

Lockheed Martin Receives JASSM Contract for Integration

477 dead, homeless swell after Philippines typhoon

Work on automatic control of driverless vehicles through intersections receives recognition

Smartphones might soon develop emotional intelligence

Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore

Apple's CEO to bring production back to US

Hong Kong leader warns of talent drain over housing

GM says China car sales on track for record 2012

Outside View: Politics of intimidation

Swimming robot crosses Pacific Ocean

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