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January 12, 2013
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SpaceX sets March 1 for launch to ISS
Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Jan 11, 2013
U.S. commercial space company SpaceX says it has picked March 1 for the next launch of its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. The company requested the date from the Cape Canaveral, Fla., spaceport it uses for launching its Falcon rockets. It will be the third flight for a Falcon rocket to ferry a Dragon cargo capsule carrying food, supplies and scientific equipment experiments for delivery to the ISS, Discovery.com reported Friday. One of the Falcon rocket's nine ... read more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Chinese tech firms pump up volume at CES
Chinese high-tech companies have showcased some of the most eye-popping gear at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, bidding to reverse their lack of global brand recognition. ... more
AEROSPACE

Turkey postpones order for its first two F-35 fighters
Turkey said Friday it has postponed an order to purchase its first two US-made F-35 fighter jets due to technical problems and rising costs, but said it still intends to buy 100 more in the long run. ... more
VSAT NEWS

KVH Introduces New Business Class Service for mini-VSAT Broadband Network
In a precedent-setting move for the maritime satellite communications market, industry leader KVH Industries, Inc. is launching new Unrestricted Rate Plans featuring Business Class Service for its m ... more
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Arianespace's industry leadership will continue with 12 launcher family missions planned in 2013
Applying the full benefits of its launcher family, Arianespace is targeting a total of 12 missions with Ariane 5, Soyuz and Vega in 2013 - maintaining its launch services leadership and building on ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

AXE to Send 22 Guys to Space with New Apollo Campaign
AXE is going where only few have gone before by giving guys the ultimate out-of-this-world experience: a trip to space. To recruit guys for this once-in-a-lifetime epic journey, AXE is creating the ... more
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Arianespace addresses The Insurance Institute of London
Speaking in the ongoing lecture series organized by The Insurance Institute of London, Arianespace reaffirmed its partnership with today's leading space insurance firms. The Insurance Institut ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Simulated Mars mission reveals body's sodium rhythms
Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosm ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
F-35B Successfully Completes Wet Runway And Crosswind Testing

Hindenburg, 80 years on, still divides Germany

Newest Tiger attack helo tested in Djibouti

Leidos taps AIBioTech for bio-weapon threat research

China Cultural Revolution 'hero' to make $30 mn from IPO

NATO unprepared for Russian attack: UK lawmakers

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency taps BAE Systems for assist

LAUNCH PAD

Cargo loading underway with the next ATV resupply spacecraft to be launched by Ariane 5
Arianespace's busy Ariane 5 flight schedule in 2013 includes the company's fourth launch of an Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) to the International Space Station, with cargo loading of the large re ... more
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
TECH SPACE

Oscillating Gel Gives Synthetic Materials the Ability to "Speak"
Self-moving gels can give synthetic materials the ability to "act alive" and mimic primitive biological communication, University of Pittsburgh researchers have found. In a paper published in ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Are consumers ready for television watching back?
In the new world of technology, television is not just for watching. It is also watching you. ... 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
24/7 News Coverage
Saving Seeds the Right Way Can Save the World's Plants

Marine pest provides advances in maritime anti-fouling and biomedicine

Chinese mosquitos on the Baltic Sea

Exploring 3-D printing to make organs for transplants

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

Major turtle nesting beaches protected in one of the UK's far flung overseas territories

Conservation scientists asking wrong questions on climate change impacts on wildlife

ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Researchers Studying Advanced Nuclear Rocket Technologies
Advanced propulsion researchers at NASA are a step closer to solving the challenge of safely sending human explorers to Mars and other solar system destinations. By using an innovative test facility ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia to add 3 new anti-missile radars
Russia will build three new Voronezh class radar stations in 2013 to improve its missile defense capabilities, a military official said this week. ... more
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
TECH SPACE
LEON: the space chip that Europe built

Oscillating Gel Gives Synthetic Materials the Ability to "Speak"

How the kilogram has put on weight


TECH SPACE
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


TECH SPACE
Arianespace's industry leadership will continue with 12 launcher family missions planned in 2013

Arianespace addresses The Insurance Institute of London

Cargo loading underway with the next ATV resupply spacecraft to be launched by Ariane 5


TECH SPACE
New location system could compete with GPS

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

SPACE TRAVEL

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
MILTECH

British military drops US pistol for Austrian gun
Britain's military is changing its standard-issue pistol to the Austrian-made Glock from the US-built Browning it has used for 40 years, with troops in Afghanistan to get them first, officials said Friday. ... more
UAV NEWS

US Army Awards AeroVironment Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract
AeroVironment, Inc. reports that the United States Army has selected it and four other companies to compete for future small UAS requirements under a new Firm Fixed-Price Indefinite Delivery Indefin ... more
UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems to Supply Long-Range Observation Systems to the Israeli Ministry of Defense
Elbit Systems subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop ("Elop") recently was awarded a contract to supply long-range observation and target acquisition systems to the Israel Ministry of Defense ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Heavy Metals and Hydroelectricity

KYOCERA Solar Modules Tapped by Sierra Nevada to Power New Brewery in Mills River

SPCG and KYOCERA Complete 35 Utility-Scale Solar Farms in Thailand

Mapping the optimal route between 2 quantum states

Profits shrink at Japan's 'megabanks'

Ex-TEPCO execs should be charged over Fukushima: panel

MILTECH

Elbit Systems to Supply the Israeli Ministry of Defense with Cardom Artillery Systems

AEROSPACE

Canada urged to buy more C-17 Globemasters

MISSILE NEWS

Short-range ballistic missile again fired in Syria: NATO

AEROSPACE

India says contract on French Rafale jets being fine-tuned

MILTECH

Raytheon's Quick Kill System Defeats Lethal Armor-Piercing RPGs

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

US storm turns airport into vast used-car purgatory

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Philippines to move 100,000 squatters

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

EU grants Haiti fresh aid on quake anniversary

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Years after quake, Haitian homeless feel abandoned

Study reveals ordinary glass's extraordinary properties

High fashion, high tech intersect at CES confab

Commodity markets win support from China data

Smartphone touted as 'remote for your life' at CES

Facebook tests steep fees to message strangers

EU raps Daimler over new coolant rules

'Gorilla Glass' maker looks beyond smartphones

Argentina: Hedge funds to blame for woes

New biochip technology uses tiny whirlpools to corral microbes

Chemical modules that mimic predator-prey and other behaviors

Bottom-up approach provides first characterization of pyroelectric nanomaterials

How the kilogram has put on weight

Portable X-Ray Source Invented at MU Could Put Medical Diagnosis and Terrorism Prevention in the Palm of the Hand

Japan premier unveils $226.5 bn stimulus package

Japan to survey Pacific seabed for rare earth

China's 2012 inflation rate slows, but risks seen rising

China auto sales disappoint in 2012: industry group

GM to hire 1,000 workers for new tech center

3D printing creates 'virtual' fossil

China trade surplus surges despite economic weakness

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