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December 10, 2012
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Russia works to fix satellite's off-target orbit
Moscow (AFP) Dec 09, 2012
Russian scientists were working to correct the orbit of a communications satellite Sunday after it failed to reach its designated location in space - the latest setback for the country's once-pioneering space industry. The mishap was believed to be linked to a malfunction in the Proton-M rocket's Briz-M booster stage, and occurred hours after the rocket blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1313 GMT Saturday. Previous problems with the booster type apparently led President ... read more
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Speeding Space Junk Poses Risks for Spacecraft
The amount of space junk floating around the Earth grows every year, and increasingly can pose risks to spacecraft orbiting the planet. In the United States, NASA's Orbital Debris Program (ODP ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

What trends will take upper hand in space exploration?
Space exploration in the future is linked to the creation of habitable bases on the moon. This opinion was expressed by head of Russia's leading research institute of the country's space agency Genn ... more
TECH SPACE

Elbit Systems to Provide Space Camera for the Italian OPTSAT 3000 Observation Satellite
Elbit Systems reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop, was awarded a contract from Israel Aerospace Industries ("IAI") to provide a space camera for the Italian O ... more
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SPACEMART

TRT Turk Selects SES To Reach Audiences In Sub-Saharan Africa
SES has announced that Turkish public broadcaster, Turkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), has selected SES to reach audiences in sub-Saharan Africa. TRT will use capacity on SES-5 located a ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

Scientists say NASA's budget inadequate for its goals
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. ... more
The Year In Space
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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
F-35B Successfully Completes Wet Runway And Crosswind Testing

Hindenburg, 80 years on, still divides Germany

Newest Tiger attack helo tested in Djibouti

Leidos taps AIBioTech for bio-weapon threat research

China Cultural Revolution 'hero' to make $30 mn from IPO

NATO unprepared for Russian attack: UK lawmakers

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency taps BAE Systems for assist

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
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
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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
24/7 News Coverage
Saving Seeds the Right Way Can Save the World's Plants

Marine pest provides advances in maritime anti-fouling and biomedicine

Chinese mosquitos on the Baltic Sea

Exploring 3-D printing to make organs for transplants

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

Major turtle nesting beaches protected in one of the UK's far flung overseas territories

Conservation scientists asking wrong questions on climate change impacts on wildlife

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
TECH SPACE
Elbit Systems to Provide Space Camera for the Italian OPTSAT 3000 Observation Satellite

Speeding Space Junk Poses Risks for Spacecraft

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


TECH SPACE
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


TECH SPACE
SPACEX Awarded Two EELV Class Missions From The USAF

Sea Launch Delivers the EUTELSAT 70B Spacecraft into Orbit

Russia works to fix satellite's off-target orbit


TECH SPACE
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

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
UAV NEWS

US drone strike kills at least three in Pakistan
US drones targeting a militant compound killed at least three people in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Sunday, officials said. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Dutch to send Patriot missiles to Turkey-Syria border
The Dutch cabinet on Friday gave the go-ahead to sending NATO Patriot missiles to Turkey to defend its border against Syria, along with a maximum 360 soldiers to operate them. ... more
AEROSPACE

Canada reconsidering F-35 fighter purchase: reports
Canada's government faced a storm of criticism Friday after a newspaper reported it was scrapping plans to buy US-made F-35 fighter aircraft because of rising costs. ... more
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SPCG and KYOCERA Complete 35 Utility-Scale Solar Farms in Thailand

Mapping the optimal route between 2 quantum states

Profits shrink at Japan's 'megabanks'

Ex-TEPCO execs should be charged over Fukushima: panel

AEROSPACE

US agency chief seeks to ease airplane electronics ban

MISSILE NEWS

Iran to observe North Korea missile test

MISSILE DEFENSE

Japan authorises N. Korea rocket interception

MISSILE DEFENSE

STSS Demonstration Satellites Collect Data for Future Operational Space Missile Tracking System

AEROSPACE

Australia retires H-variant C-130 Hercules

MILTECH

Argentina on track to buy 14 Brazil APCs

UAV NEWS

Iran tells US to 'recount' drones

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Victims beg for food after deadly Philippine typhoon

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Mining, logging contributed to Philippine disaster

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

477 dead, homeless swell after Philippines typhoon

Obama asks for $60 bn Sandy recovery package

Desperate Philippine typhoon victims await aid

China's economy shows pick-up amid leadership transition

Nobel-winners vow Europe will emerge stronger from crisis

Chinese inflation rises to 2.0 percent in November

Chinese in talks to buy aircraft leaser ILFC

Neighbors' woes hit German growth targets

Work on automatic control of driverless vehicles through intersections receives recognition

Smartphones might soon develop emotional intelligence

News 'paywalls' grow, but analysts split on merit

Kickstarter's creative community takes hold in Britain

Chinese insurer PICC soars on Hong Kong debut

Judge calls for "global peace" in Apple-Samsung war

ADB cuts Asia growth forecasts on India's slowdown

Outside View: Unemployment rate dips

EU's Nobel highlights bloc's divisions

Mercosur puts a brave front on divisions

Groupon surges on takeover chatter

Tablet technology takes teaching into 21st century

Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore

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