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January 04, 2013
GPS NEWS
New location system could compete with GPS
Sydney (UPI) Jan 4, 2012
A positioning technology that could compete with satellite-based global positioning systems can work indoors as well as out, its Australian developers say. Instead of satellites, the Locata system uses ground-based equipment to broadcast a radio signal over a localized area that is a million times stronger on arrival than GPS. "This is one of the most important technology developments for the future of the positioning industry," Nunzio Gambale, chief executive officer and co-founder of L ... read more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Congress Approves Bill Supporting Human Space Exploration
The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a Senate amendment to H.R. 6586, a bipartisan bill sponsored by Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) that extends a ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Three key ISRO centres get new chiefs
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 spacepor ... more
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
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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


LAUNCH PAD

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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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
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
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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
UAE asks U.S. for $900M rocket artillery deal

'Terror backers' can't defeat jihadists: Syria's Assad

Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Japan envoy invited to N. Korea over Cold War kidnappings: Abe

Body cameras join cops on the beat in US

Iran rejects Israel PM accusations on nuclear threat

Modi makes White House debut

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
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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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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UN urges peaceful resolution to Hong Kong protests

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
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
VSAT NEWS
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Corning to debut tougher Gorilla Glass

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VSAT NEWS
BAE pulls out of Australian comms tender

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

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VSAT NEWS
Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

Researchers told to ward off navigation system interference

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
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
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Military Space Communications Lacks Direction
The Defense Department is at a standstill when it comes to figuring out what it will require to maintain its future military space communications architecture, both industry and government officials ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Fukushima operator, Sellafield to compare nuclear notes

Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells

Bioenergy: Australia's forgotten renewable energy source (so far)

Solar-Powered Sun Flyer Trainer Makes Progress

How to make stronger, 'greener' cement

OPDE gain approval for new 10.8 MWp Solar Farm in UK

How to make a 'perfect' solar absorber

UAV NEWS

"Sky Rider" to be integrated within the Digital Army Program

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

BAE pulls out of Australian comms tender

AEROSPACE

Boeing Receives Additional US Navy Order for Torpedo Defense Systems

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

DoD Guidance on Spectrum Use for Hosted Payloads Needs New Approach

UAV NEWS

US drone strike kills Pakistani warlord: officials

UAV NEWS

Iran claims shooting down two US-made RQ-11 drones

UAV NEWS

US drone strike kills Pakistani warlord: officials

UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems Israel Ministry of Defense Approximately $315 Million

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ROBO SPACE

LS3 Four-Legged Robot Plays Follow the Leader

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

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Iran develops new missile launcher

Natural catastrophes caused $160 bn in damage: Munich Re

Republican leader vows to hold vote on stalled storm aid

Haitian leader urges unity to help rebuild nation

Fukushima 'unprecedented challenge': new Japan PM

CES show to see changing of guard in tech sector

US auto sales jump 13% in 2012 as Toyota leads pack

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the telecommunications network

Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor

US holiday season online spending climbs

India's Infosys plans to cut up to 5,000 jobs: report

China house prices rise in December

Remote island hopes for Internet hookup

Corning to debut tougher Gorilla Glass

Steve Jobs bio film set for April release

Google, Apple gain in US smartphone market: survey

China developer 'copies' star architect's design

Italian luxury brand Ferragamo boosts China stake

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