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January 03, 2013
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Three key ISRO centres get new chiefs
Bangalore, India (IANS) Jan 04, 2013
The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has appointed three new directors for its various operational centres at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu and spaceport Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. In a statement late Tuesday, the space agency said noted scientist S. Ramakrishnan took over as director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) at Thiruvananthapuram from P.S. Veeraraghavan, who retired Monday. Senior scientist M. Chandradathan replaced Ramakrishna ... read more
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CONSTELLATIONS

Globalstar Secures $30 Million Capital Raise With Terrapin Opportunity, L.P.
Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) has obtained a committed issuer managed equity financing facility under which it may from time to time sell up to $30.0 million of its voting common stock to Terrapin Opportu ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Station Spinal Ultrasounds Seeking Why Astronauts Grow Taller in Space
Did you ever wish you could be just a teensy bit taller? Well, if you spend a few months in space, you could get your wish - temporarily. It is a commonly known fact that astronauts living aboard t ... more
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The Commercial Spaceflight Federation Applauds the Passage of a Government Risk-Sharing Regime Extension for the Space Launch Industry
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation has thanked Members of Congress for the extension of government risk-sharing for commercial launch companies. A bill to extend the current framework for o ... more
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TECH SPACE

COM DEV wins commercial contract from MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates
COM DEV International Ltd has been awarded an Authorization to Proceed (ATP) contract from MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates to work on a project to deliver Ku-band and Ka-band multiplexers, switch ... more


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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
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SPACE MEDICINE

Houston, we have another problem
As if space travel was not already filled with enough dangers, now a new in the journal PLOS ONE shows that cosmic radiation could accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease. "Galactic cosmic radia ... 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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

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
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
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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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
SPACE MEDICINE

Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer's: US study
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. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
What agricultural 'ecosystems on steroids' are doing to the air

Geologists Shed Light on Formation of Alaska Range

From hurricanes to drought, LatAm's volatile climate

Volcano erupts in Cape Verde

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge

Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed

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
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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COM DEV wins commercial contract from MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates

Russia to build new radiolocation stations

Malaysia convoy in Australia rare earth plant protest


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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


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

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation Applauds the Passage of a Government Risk-Sharing Regime Extension for the Space Launch Industry

Rokot Launch Set for January 15


LAUNCH PAD
Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

Beidou helps put region on the map

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

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
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
UAV NEWS

Iran claims shooting down two US-made RQ-11 drones
Iran on Wednesday said it had shot down two US-made RQ-11 reconnaissance drones in the past 15 months, adding to a ScanEagle drone and RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft it already claims to have captured. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

An alternative to 'Turing Test'

Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face

UAV NEWS

US drone strike kills Pakistani warlord: officials

UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems Israel Ministry of Defense Approximately $315 Million

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

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Can You Program a Radio to Dominate the Spectrum?

AEROSPACE

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

MISSILE NEWS

Iran develops new missile launcher

TECH SPACE

Russia to build new radiolocation stations

AEROSPACE

Taiwan upgrades dozens of fighter jets

Republican leader vows to hold vote on stalled storm aid

Haitian leader urges unity to help rebuild nation

Fukushima 'unprecedented challenge': new Japan PM

26 injured in Macau-Hong Kong ferry collision

Burst shark aquarium hurts 15 in Shanghai shopping centre

China property tycoon blames government for prices

Outside View: Unemployment likely to go up

Venezuela intent on freezing out Paraguay

Amazon fends off Apple claim to "Appstore" name

WPP expands digital market in S. America

Avis locks up Zipcar for $500 million

Microsoft slams Google on 'proper' YouTube app

Taiwan, China airlines team up on lucrative routes

LG begins sales of next-generation TV

Macau gambling revenue hits record $38 bn in 2012

Positive China signal as official PMI shows growth

Sony stops making PlayStation 2 in Japan

Thai 'scavengers club' turns trash to treasure

China manufacturing activity hits 19-month high

NASA Investigates Use of 'Trailblazing' Material for New Sensors

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