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January 10, 2013
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US urged to relax satellite export restrictions
Beijing (XNA) Jan 10, 2013
The Ministry of Commerce expressed concern after the United States kept a tight rein on the export of satellites and related items to China, and a senior China-US trade expert urged Washington to drop its Cold War mindset and lift the barriers to benefit both countries. The responses came after US President Barack Obama signed on Thursday the National Defense Authorization Act of the 2013 fiscal year. The authorization act includes provisions that relax export restrictions but continue to ba ... read more
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NASA Researchers Studying Advanced Nuclear Rocket Technologies
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia to add 3 new anti-missile radars
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TECH SPACE

LEON: the space chip that Europe built
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Simulated Mars mission shows good sleep is critical
Astronauts chosen for a manned mission to Mars could be in serious trouble if their sleep patterns are disrupted on the lengthy journey, a 520 day simulation has found. ... more


UAV NEWS

NASA's Big Mars Rover Makes First Use Of Its Brush
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TECH SPACE

LEON: the space chip that Europe built
Just like home computers, the sophisticated capabilities of today's space missions are made possible by the power of their processor chips. ESA's coming Alphasat telecom satellite, the Proba-V micro ... more
SPACEMART

US urged to relax satellite export restrictions
The Ministry of Commerce expressed concern after the United States kept a tight rein on the export of satellites and related items to China, and a senior China-US trade expert urged Washington to dr ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace says 2012 sales leapt by 30%
The European space launch company Arianespace said Tuesday that 2012 sales rose 30 percent and forecast that it would dominate Russian and US rivals this year with a market share of more than 60 percent. ... more
SPACEMART

Ball Aerospace Realigns Civil and Operational Space Business Units
Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has announced three leadership appointments and an organizational structure change that will position operating sectors for improved customer efficiency. ... more
TECH SPACE

Space Trash May Make Radiation Shields
Researchers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida are evaluating small tiles made of space trash to find out whether they can be stored aboard spacecraft safely or even used for radiation shield ... more
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ROBO SPACE

2013 FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Event
The 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition kicks off on Jan. 5, 2013. The kickoff event will be broadcast on NASA TV and marks the beginning of the season for high school students from across the nation to ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace to launch VNREDSat-1A built by Astrium for Vietnam
Arianespace to launch VNREDSat-1A built by Astrium for Vietnam Arianespace and Astrium hassigned the launch contract for the VNREDSat-1A Earth observation satellite, on behalf of the Vietnamese Acad ... more
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Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

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Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay

SPACE TRAVEL

Captain's log: real space chat for Star Trek crew
Fact and fiction blurred this week when a real-life astronaut boldly went where no man has gone before and conversed from orbit via Twitter with the crew of television's "Star Trek: Enterprise." ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon's Quick Kill System Defeats Lethal Armor-Piercing RPGs
As the U.S. Army prepares for formal testing to evaluate a system to protect combat vehicles from shoulder-fired and tube-launched Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs), Raytheon Company's Quick Kill Act ... more
UAV NEWS

Northrop Grumman, Navy Select Telephonics Radar For Fire Scout UAS
Northrop Grumman, under contract to the U.S. Navy, has selected Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, Long Island, N.Y., to provide a multimode maritime radar sy ... more
UAV NEWS
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LEON: the space chip that Europe built


UAV NEWS
MUOS Waveform Will Improve Secure Communications Capabilities

DARPA selects SwRI's K-band space crosslink radio for flight development as part of System F6 Program

BAE pulls out of Australian comms tender


UAV NEWS
Arianespace to launch VNREDSat-1A built by Astrium for Vietnam

Arianespace says 2012 sales leapt by 30%

CSF Applauds Passage Of Risk-Sharing Regime Extension For Launch Industry


UAV NEWS
New location system could compete with GPS

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

MUOS Waveform Will Improve Secure Communications Capabilities
Lockheed Martin has completed and delivered the software waveform for the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS). The new waveform will enable military satellite communications terminal pro ... more
AEROSPACE

France's Hollande to push for Rafale sale in UAE
French President Francois Hollande will head to the United Arab Emirates next week where he will push the Gulf state to buy Rafale fighter jets, a French diplomatic source said Wednesday. ... more
UAV NEWS

Northrop Grumman Delivers Global Hawks to USAF
Northrop Grumman has completed early delivery of two Global Hawk unmanned aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. Global Hawk allows military commanders to receive high-resolution imagery, survey vast geogr ... more
UAV NEWS

Northrop Grumman Building Company-Owned UAVs For Navy
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UAV NEWS

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AEROSPACE

Canada's F-35 program problems multiply

UAV NEWS

US drone attacks kill eight in Pakistan: officials

AEROSPACE

Airbus says in pole position for Indian air refuelling tanker contract

MISSILE DEFENSE

Dutch Patriot missiles head for Turkey's Syria border

TECH SPACE

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ENERGY TECH

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CAR TECH

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INTERNET SPACE

Skype to replace Microsoft Messenger in March

Taiwan's Foxconn reviews buying in China after bribe claims

Apple tailoring cheaper iPhone model: reports

China economy to overtake US by 2019: state research

Canada urged to buy more C-17 Globemasters

Are consumers ready for television watching back?

Researchers seek longer battery life for electric locomotive

NASA Green Aviation Project To Move Into Next Phase Of Research

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Researchers Show New Level of Control Over Liquid Crystals

Steady tide of acquisitions mark new year

Hand-held X-ray source developed

Cloud computing expands in Latin America

TVs get bigger, bolder, smarter at CES show

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Free WiFi access for entire NY City neighborhood

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Intel unveils smartphone push in emerging markets

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