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January 14, 2013
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Russia plans replacement for Soyuz rocket
Moscow (AFP) Jan 14, 2013
Russia's struggling space agency has unveiled a new multi-billion-dollar plan that will see the development of a replacement for the ageing Soyuz rocket by 2020. The $70-billion plan published over the weekend on the website of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) also envisions the launch of new unmanned missions to the Moon and beyond. But one of the biggest priorities is finding a replacement for the Soyuz - the backbone of Russian space travel since its development by pioneering Soviet scie ... read more
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ROBO SPACE

Robot Spheres in zero-gravity action
A squadron of mini satellites on the International Space Station will wake up this Friday to obey remote commands from students across Europe. Watch a live broadcast from space as teams make the dro ... more
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Roscosmos Releases Report On Proton Launch Anomaly
Roscosmos management has reviewed and approved the report provided by the Russian working group investigating the Proton launch anomaly during the Yamal 402 mission and have provided the report to K ... more
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SpaceX sets March 1 for launch to ISS
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. ... 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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

China says spy ship operations 'in line with international law'

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Insurgent threat shatters Iraq Christians' uneasy peace

Israel mourns, but undeterred by soldier deaths

Britain's Cameron urges military sanctions against Russia

N. Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' US

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
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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
24/7 News Coverage
A new measure of biodiversity

Scientists complete chromosome-based draft of the wheat genome

Is the US National Flood Insurance Program Affordable?

BYU professor helping to eradicate fatal sleeping sickness

The bend in the Appalachian mountain chain is finally explained

Death toll rises, blackouts remain in Philippines after typhoon

China shuts meat producer supplying KFC and McDonald's

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
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
SPACEMART
Oscillating Gel Gives Synthetic Materials the Ability to "Speak"

Molecular machine could hold key to more efficient manufacturing

How the kilogram has put on weight


SPACEMART
MUOS Waveform Will Improve Secure Communications Capabilities

TS Receives Funding For SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems Equipment

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


SPACEMART
Roscosmos Releases Report On Proton Launch Anomaly

Russia plans replacement for Soyuz rocket

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


SPACEMART
New location system could compete with GPS

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

MISSILE DEFENSE

Lockheed Martin Receives Contract for Production of PAC-3 Missiles
Lockheed Martin received a contract totaling $755 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for hardware and services associated with the combat-proven PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 (P ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

TS Receives Funding For SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems Equipment
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. has received $3.4 million in incremental funding from the U.S. Army for equipment, field services support and maintenance of Secure Internet Protocol Router and Non-S ... more
AEROSPACE

Taiwan expecting US-made Apaches: report
The first of a fleet of Apache helicopters ordered by Taiwan from the United States are due to be delivered in October as the island modernises its military despite warming ties with China, local media reported Sunday. ... more
UAV NEWS

Northrop Grumman, Cassidian Fly First Sensor-Equipped Euro Hawk
Northrop Grumman and EADS Deutschland GmbH, operating through Cassidian, together achieved a major milestone with the first full system test flight of the EURO HAWK unmanned aircraft system (UAS) eq ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Future Electronics May Depend on Lasers, Not Quartz

Using LED lighting to reduce streetlight glare

Cheap and easy software provides highly accurate real-time data on traffic

19th Century Math Tactic Tweak Yields Answers 200 Times Faster

Improving the cost and efficiency of renewable energy storage

"Nanocamera" takes pictures at distances smaller than light's own wavelength

New material puts a twist in light

UAV NEWS

TerraLuma Selects Headwall's Micro Hyperspec for UAV Applications

MILTECH

British military drops US pistol for Austrian gun

MILTECH

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

UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems to Supply Long-Range Observation Systems to the Israeli Ministry of Defense

UAV NEWS

US Army Awards AeroVironment Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract

MISSILE NEWS

Short-range ballistic missile again fired in Syria: NATO

AEROSPACE

India says contract on French Rafale jets being fine-tuned

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Haiti is recovering, leader tells quake ceremony

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Philippines to move 100,000 squatters

US storm turns airport into vast used-car purgatory

Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

EU grants Haiti fresh aid on quake anniversary

New material harvests energy from water vapor

Molecular machine could hold key to more efficient manufacturing

Government funding for 'super-material'

Triumphant Detroit set to shine at auto show

Smartphone touted as 'remote for your life' at CES

SciTechTalk: Smartphone OS war heats up

Anger at suicide of US Internet activist

Foxconn faces another strike in China: rights group

China economy to rebound in 2013: AFP survey

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

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