Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Space Business News
December 28, 2012
GPS NEWS
China launches Beidou as rival to GPS
Beijing (AFP) Dec 28, 2012
China has launched commercial and public services across the Asia-Pacific region on its domestic satellite navigation network built to rival the US global positioning system. The Beidou, or Compass, system started providing services to civilians in the region on Thursday and is expected to provide global coverage by 2020, state media reported. Ran Chengqi, spokesman for the China Satellite Navigation Office, said the system's performance was "comparable" to GPS, the China Daily said. "Signal ... read more
Previous Issues Dec 27 Dec 26 Dec 25 Dec 24 Dec 23
ROCKET SCIENCE

SKorea retrieves NKorean rocket engine debris
South Korea has recovered what it believes to be debris from the engine of the long-range rocket launched by North Korea this month, the defence ministry said Friday. ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Launches $70 Bln Space Program for 2013-2020
Russia will spend 2.1 trillion rubles (about $70 billion) under a state program for the development of the national space industry in 2013-2020, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

China forms key lab for cryogenic propellant
China has established its first key national laboratory for space cryogenic propellant research, which will provide technological support for the country's future space missions. Established i ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com


LAUNCH PAD

Investigation into Proton Launch Anomaly Continues as Root Cause is being Evaluated
The Russian Commission, convened by Khrunichev, continues its investigation and is preparing a report concerning the root cause of the December 8th ILS Proton launch anomaly with the Yamal 402 satel ... more


GPS NEWS

China's Beidou system starts service in Asian-Pacific
China's indigenous Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) on Thursday began providing services to users in the Asian-Pacific region, according to a spokesman of the system. The services incl ... more
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
MICROSAT BLITZ

Russian Rocket will launch Scotland's First Satellite
Scotland's first satellite will be launched from a Russian Soyuz-2 rocket in March 2013. UKube-1, built by Clyde Space in Glasgow, is now completing final testing at the company's headquarters befor ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia Designs New Spaceship
Russian space rocket corporation Energia has completed the technical design of a new manned spacecraft whose flight tests are due to begin in 2017, Energia President Vitaly Lopota said on Wednesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia upgrading booster rocket for NASA manned missions
Russia was modernizing a booster which U.S. space agency NASA would use for manned flights, a Russian rocket engine manufacturer said Wednesday. "We are adjusting the RD-180 engine for manned missio ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia to Launch New Light Class Carrier Rocket in 2013
The first launch of a new Russian light class carrier rocket has been scheduled for the beginning of 2013, Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces Commander Maj. Gen. Alexander Golovko said on Thursday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Liquid crystal research, future applications advance
Contributing geometric and topological analyses of micro-materials, University of Massachusetts Amherst mathematician Robert Kusner aided experimental physicists at the University of Colorado (UC) b ... more
Solar systems for home and business
Solar systems for home and business
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats



Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
TECH SPACE

UKube-1 Signs up for Launch and Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing
UKube-1 - the UK's first CubeSat mission and Scotland's first satellite - has 'booked' its journey into space on a Russian Soyuz-2 rocket. The launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan is ex ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Satellite highs, suspension lows for Indian space sector in 2012
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scored a century of launches in 2012 by putting into orbit four satellites, including the heaviest one built by it till date, entered a select group of ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

SPACEMART

Space Export Control Reform Passes House and Senate
Legislation reforming space-related export control has passed the House and the Senate and is expected to be signed by the President. The legislation is included in the National Defense Authorizatio ... more
SPACEMART

Energia Rejects Space Industry Engine Holding Idea
Russian space rocket corporation Energia head Vitaly Lopota on Wednesday rejected as a "non-market" measure the idea of establishing an engine holding company in the domestic space industry. "This p ... more
LAUNCH PAD

NASA's Space Launch System Core Stage Passes Major Milestone, Ready to Start Construction
The team designing America's new flagship rocket has completed successfully a major technical review of the vehicle's core stage. NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) will take the agency's Orion spacec ... more
LAUNCH PAD
Liquid crystal research, future applications advance

All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer

Berkeley Lab Scientists Developing Quick Way to ID People Exposed to Ionizing Radiation


LAUNCH PAD
Raytheon's US Navy satellite terminals reach Full Rate Production milestone

China opens its version of GPS to public

General Dynamics' 30,000th Combat Search and Rescue Radio Goes to Work for USAF


LAUNCH PAD
NASA's Space Launch System Core Stage Passes Major Milestone, Ready to Start Construction

Investigation into Proton Launch Anomaly Continues as Root Cause is being Evaluated

Ariane 5 ECA orbits Skynet 5D and Mexsat Bicentenario satellites


LAUNCH PAD
China's Beidou system starts service in Asian-Pacific

China launches Beidou as rival to GPS

Cellphone, GPS data suggest new strategy for alleviating traffic tie-ups

TECH SPACE

All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer
One of the most powerful supercomputers in the world has now been fully installed and tested at its remote, high altitude site in the Andes of northern Chile. This marks one of the major remaining m ... more
UAV NEWS

Pentagon to sell spy drones for $1.2bln to South Korea
The Pentagon is going to sell four of the Block 30 versions of the Global Hawk high-altitude spy drones to South Korea, of which the US Department of Defense has informed Congress recently. Th ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Raytheon awarded $254.6 million for Tomahawk missile
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $254.6 million contract to procure Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles for fiscal year 2013. The contract calls for Raytheon to build and deliver Tomaha ... more
TECH SPACE

Turbopump Bearing Blamed For Failed Russian Comsat Orbiting
Russian space agency Roscosmos experts say the destruction of a bearing inside the turbopump of the Briz-M upper stage's engine is the most likely reason for the initial failure of Russia's Yamal-40 ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

ROCKET SCIENCE

US Firm Launches Reusable Space Rocket

MICROSAT BLITZ

Iran to unveil home-made satellite in Feb

TECH SPACE

Berkeley Lab Scientists Developing Quick Way to ID People Exposed to Ionizing Radiation

ROCKET SCIENCE

Boeing Completes Preliminary Design Review for Space Launch System Core Stage

TECH SPACE

Space Fence program moving forward

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Puts Orion Backup Parachutes to the Test

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Raytheon's US Navy satellite terminals reach Full Rate Production milestone

RUSSIAN SPACE

Energia Corp Lands $11 Mln Space Lab Contract

ROBO SPACE

Smart SPHERES Fly High Aboard the International Space Station

INTERNET SPACE

Boeing test breakthrough means more reliable connectivity on airplanes

Japan security firm to offer private drone

China opens its version of GPS to public

Seoul says has other drone options than Global Hawks

Boeing to Provide 2 More C-40A Transport Aircraft to US Navy

Russia may soon draft new law on military service for women

Raytheon awarded $158.6 million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar

NATO to deploy Patriots in Turkey over next few weeks

Fukushima operator boosts compensation estimate

N.Z. quake city puts faith in cardboard cathedral

China suspends officials after 11 kids die in road wreck

Taiwan's Fubon to invest $1.03 billion in Chinese bank

Toyota in $1.1 bn deal with US owners over recalls

Marvell hit with billion-dollar verdict in patent case

LG seeks ban on Samsung tablet sales in Korea

Japan data shows more economic gloom

US readers turn increasingly to digital books: study

US probes HP's Autonomy fraud allegations

World's longest bullet train service launched in China

Toy companies 'terrified' of tablets

NASA Is With You When You Fly

Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2013 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement