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January 01, 2013
SPACE MEDICINE
Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer's: US study
Washington (AFP) Jan 01, 2013
Long journeys into deep space, including a mission to Mars, could expose astronauts to levels of cosmic radiation harmful to the brain and accelerate Alzheimer's disease, said US research Monday. The NASA-funded study involved bombarding mice with varied radiation doses, including levels comparable to what voyagers would experience during a mission to Mars, and seeing how the animals managed to recall objects or locations. Mice that were exposed to radiation were far more likely to fail those ta ... read more
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LAUNCH PAD

Rokot Launch Set for January 15
The launch of a Rokot carrier rocket, postponed indefinitely in early December over technical issues, is scheduled for January 15, Russian Space Forces spokesman Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said on Satur ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA's Destination Station Exhibit Opens In Mesa, Arizona
Arizonans can get a sense of what spaceflight is like at NASA's Destination Station exhibit at the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa. The interactive exhibit reveals the inside of America's ... more
GPS NEWS

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival
China's domestically-produced navigation system aims to take 70 to 80 percent of the now GPS-dominated domestic market by 2020, a spokesman for the system said Thursday. We hope industries based on ... more
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GPS NEWS

Researchers told to ward off navigation system interference
A high-ranking military official on Friday urged researchers to properly maintain China's home-grown navigation system so it can provide steady and reliable services for the country's economic devel ... more


MICROSAT BLITZ

PhoneSat: Smart, Small and Sassy
The fast-paced proliferation and popularity of mobile devices here on Earth, like smartphones loaded with powerful operating systems, will find a new niche marketa euros " this time in space, thanks ... more
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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
VSAT NEWS

KVH Doubles Capacity for Caribbean Region of mini-VSAT Broadband Network
Staying ahead of the bandwidth demands for its rapidly growing customer base, KVH Industries has just doubled the capacity of its mini-VSAT Broadband network in the busy Caribbean region. The capaci ... more
ROBO SPACE

Explore Your Curiosity with New Rover-Themed Badge on Foursquare
NASA and the mobile application Foursquare have teamed up to help you unlock your scientific curiosity with a new rover-themed Curiosity Explorer badge. Users of the Foursquare social media platform ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Plunging oil price to reset global defence budgets: IHS

UK Politicians Keeping 'Options Open' Over Trident Renewal

US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing

Russia Not to Deploy Units of Strategic Missile Forces in Crimea

India Considering Leasing Second Russian Nuclear Submarine

Challenging Russia, Ukraine moves to drop neutral status

US air strikes kill several IS leaders in Iraq: Pentagon

LAUNCH PAD

Russian rocket launch rescheduled
A postponed Russian rocket launch has been rescheduled for Jan. 15, the Russian Space Forces said. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

China's Chengdu aiming to be world's next Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurs in China's southwest are dreaming of turning the city of Chengdu into the world's next Silicon Valley as the government encourages more investment outside the booming coastal regions. ... more
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
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GPS NEWS

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies
Although Beidou is a latecomer in the world's navigation market, Chinese companies have set their eyes on the unique services provided by the system. Beidou's hybrid orbit increases the number ... more
GPS NEWS

Beidou helps put region on the map
The Beidou navigation system began providing services for civilians in the Asia-Pacific region on Thursday. After going through a one-year trial operation and adding six more satellites in 201 ... more
24/7 News Coverage
North Atlantic signalled Ice Age thaw 1,000 years before it happened

Migrating 'supraglacial' lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss

Clearing rainforests distorts wind and water, packs climate wallop beyond carbon

Glacier beds can get slipperier at higher sliding speeds

Hidden Movements of Greenland Ice Sheet, Runoff Revealed

Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding

The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HD

AEROSPACE

NASA Is With You When You Fly
Traveling by air this holiday season, or any time of year? If so then you'll be in the company of millions who are directly benefiting from the ongoing research performed by NASA's aeronautical inno ... 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
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
Liquid crystal research, future applications advance

UKube-1 Signs up for Launch and Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing

General Dynamics Delivers Digital Video Exploitation System to Australian Army for Operations in Afghanistan


ROCKET SCIENCE
Can You Program a Radio to Dominate the Spectrum?

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

China opens its version of GPS to public


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

Rokot Launch Set for January 15

Russian rocket launch rescheduled


ROCKET SCIENCE
Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

Beidou helps put region on the map

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

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
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
GPS NEWS

China launches Beidou as rival to GPS
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. ... more
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Belgium seeks to push back closure of two nuclear plants

Oil spill closes Enbridge line in Saskatchewan

Earth's most abundant mineral finally has a name

BOC Aviation adds two more Boeing jets to earlier order spree

WTO appeals panel sides with China in US anti-dumping duties row

Nature fires back at EIA shale gas critique

Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google Glass

ROCKET SCIENCE

China forms key lab for cryogenic propellant

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Launches $70 Bln Space Program for 2013-2020

LAUNCH PAD

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

ROCKET SCIENCE

SKorea retrieves NKorean rocket engine debris

TECH SPACE

UKube-1 Signs up for Launch and Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing

SPACE TRAVEL

Satellite highs, suspension lows for Indian space sector in 2012

SPACEMART

Space Export Control Reform Passes House and Senate

UAV NEWS

What a UAV Can Do With Depth Perception

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

ROBO SPACE

LS3 Four-Legged Robot Plays Follow the Leader

Can You Program a Radio to Dominate the Spectrum?

Russian Air Force Gets First Six Su-35S Fighter Jets

Iran develops new missile launcher

Russia to build new radiolocation stations

Taiwan upgrades dozens of fighter jets

Japan mulls US spy drones for marine surveillance: report

Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology

Fused Reality: Blending Reality and Simulation

General Dynamics Delivers Digital Video Exploitation System to Australian Army for Operations in Afghanistan

US drone strike kills four in Pakistan: officials

Thatcher 'warned France to cut off Exocets in Falklands war'

Fukushima 'unprecedented challenge': new Japan PM

26 injured in Macau-Hong Kong ferry collision

Burst shark aquarium hurts 15 in Shanghai shopping centre

US Navy sailors sue Japan's TEPCO over radiation

Fukushima operator boosts compensation estimate

China manufacturing activity hits 19-month high

NASA Investigates Use of 'Trailblazing' Material for New Sensors

China official manufacturing index expands in December

Malaysia convoy in Australia rare earth plant protest

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