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January 25, 2013
RUSSIAN SPACE
Russia warns Kazakhstan in Baikonur cosmodrome dispute
Moscow (AFP) Jan 24, 2013
Russia has warned Kazakhstan it could withdraw from joint projects if Astana insists on restricting satellite launches from Russia's rented Baikonur cosmodrome, Izvestia daily reported Thursday. The Russian newspaper, known for its close connections with the Kremlin, published the text of a diplomatic note from Russia a day ahead of a planned meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Kazakh counterpart Yerlan Idrisov in Moscow. "In the current situation, Russia will be force ... read more
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LAUNCH PAD

Azerspace And Africasat-1a "fit" for Ariane 5 launch
The Azerspace/Africasat-1a satellite on Arianespace's 2013 year-opening Ariane 5 mission has undergone its fit-check as preparations move ahead for the February 7 dual-passenger flight from French G ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Iran Manufacturing Hi-Tech Spacesuits
Iran's Space Agency officials announced that they have launched production of spacesuits along with their attempts to produce spacecrafts. Head of Aerospace Research Institute (ARI) of Iran Mohammad ... more
TECH SPACE

Phoenix Rising: New Video Shows Advances in Satellite Repurposing Program
Inserting new capabilities into a satellite is no simple task. Doing so as that satellite hurdles through space 22,000 miles above the Earth is a bit more challenging still. DARPA's Phoenix pr ... more
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SPACEMART

2013 to be bumper year for space science: ESA
European probes this year will return a treasure trove of data from explorations into the Big Bang, water on Mars and climate change, European Space Agency (ESA) chief Jean-Jacques Dordain said on Thursday. ... more


MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel upgrades missile-killer Iron Dome
Israel's Defense Ministry is testing an upgraded version of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems' combat-tested Iron Dome counter-rocket system that will have "improved capabilities against an unprecedented range of threats." ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Insights from the SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop
Last month, the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) held its 2012 DoD Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop, which brought together government leaders from the Department of Defense along with commerci ... more
SPACEMART

Azerbaijan to launch telecom satellite
Azerbaijan will launch its first telecommunications satellite in early February, the country's information and communications technology minister says. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
NATO 'very concerned' by Russian military build-up in Crimea

Republicans' next clash with Obama: Iran nuclear talks

Students of Uighur scholar in secret China trial: lawyer

The Islamic State: Existential or exaggerated danger??

NASA Seeks Comments on Possible Airship Challenge

Top contender for Pentagon job bows out: source

US drone strike kills at least eight in NW Pakistan

TECH SPACE

Computer breakthrough: Code of life becomes databank
Scientists in Britain on Wednesday announced a breakthrough in the quest to turn DNA into a revolutionary form of data storage. ... more
UAV NEWS

Sagetech, ING Robotic Aviation Demonstrate "Sense and Avoid" Capabilities of UAV's
ING Robotic Aviation and Sagetech Corporation teamed to make Canadian aviation history in November, as a manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flew in shared airspace, demonstrating how ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Boeing to Upgrade Combat Survivor Evader Locator Radios, Base Stations
Boeing will upgrade U.S. Air Force Combat Survivor Evader Locator (CSEL) handheld radios with new capabilities to enable faster search and rescue of isolated personnel, and also upgrade the CSEL ult ... more
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TECH SPACE

World's Most Complex 2D Laser Beamsteering Array Demonstrated
Most people are familiar with the concept of RADAR. Radio frequency (RF) waves travel through the atmosphere, reflect off of a target, and return to the RADAR system to be processed. The amount of t ... more
TECH SPACE

Researchers Create Method for More Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors
Graphene and related materials hold promise for the future of electrochemical sensors - detectors that measure the concentration of oxygen, toxic gases, and other substances - but many applications ... more
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Biology trumps chemistry in open ocean

Polyethylene mulch creates optimal conditions for soil solarization

Seed dormancy already existed 360 million years ago

Brain's reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study

Climate Change Could Affect Future of Lake Michigan Basin

Can stress management help save honeybees?

First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people

CHIP TECH

DARPA, Industry Collaborate to Knock Down Microelectronics Barriers
The inherent goodness of miniaturizing electronics has been key to a wide array of technology innovations and an important economic driver for several decades. For example, the seemingly endless shr ... more
TECH SPACE

Researchers move Barkhausen Effect forward
Almost 100 years after the initial discovery, a team of scientists at the University of Alberta and the National Institute for Nanotechnology in Edmonton have harnessed the Barkhausen Effect as a ne ... more
CHIP TECH

New 2D material for next generation high-speed electronics
The material - made up of layers of crystal known as molybdenum oxides - has unique properties that encourage the free flow of electrons at ultra-high speeds. In a paper published in the January iss ... more
CHIP TECH
Computer breakthrough: Code of life becomes databank

World's Most Complex 2D Laser Beamsteering Array Demonstrated

Researchers Create Method for More Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors


CHIP TECH
Insights from the SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop

Boeing to Upgrade Combat Survivor Evader Locator Radios, Base Stations

NATO member orders Falcon III radios


CHIP TECH
NASA Selects Experimental Commercial Suborbital Flight Payloads

Payload elements come together in Starsem's wrap-up Soyuz mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome for Globalstar

Azerspace And Africasat-1a "fit" for Ariane 5 launch


CHIP TECH
AFRL Selects Surrey Satellite US to Evaluate Small Satellite Approach to GPS

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Sustain Ground Station for Global Positioning System

China promotes Beidou technology on transport vehicles

DRAGON SPACE

Reshuffle for Tiangong
2013 is set to be an important year for China's space program. We expect to see the first landing of a Chinese spacecraft on the Moon, in addition to a sequence of Earth satellite launches. We also ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

We have ignition in Baikonur Conflict
Only 12 Proton-M launches were approved by Kazakhstan for 2013 instead of the planned 17. The decision has put the future of Russian-Kazakh space cooperation under further threat. What does fate hav ... more
LAUNCH PAD

NASA Selects Experimental Commercial Suborbital Flight Payloads
NASA's Flight Opportunities Program has selected 13 cutting-edge space technology payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons and a commercial parabolic aircraft in 2013 an ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

TDRS-K Offers Upgrade to Vital Communications Net
NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System will get an upgrade this month when the agency launches the first of a new generation of communications satellites to connect spacecraft to the ground ... more
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Van der Waals force re-measured

London has faith in marine energy

Particles, Waves and Ants

US top court to review power plant emissions rules

ROCKET SCIENCE

Aerojet's AJ26 Engine Completes Successful Hot Fire in Support of Antares Rocket

LAUNCH PAD

Payload elements come together in Starsem's wrap-up Soyuz mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome for Globalstar

GPS NEWS

AFRL Selects Surrey Satellite US to Evaluate Small Satellite Approach to GPS

MILTECH

Lockheed Martin JLTV Undergoes Successful Design Review

AEROSPACE

F-35C Completes First In-Flight Dual Refueling

AEROSPACE

Lockheed Gets Apache M-TADS PNVS Performance Based Logistics Contract

MILTECH

Marines Get Improved Precision Extended Range Munitions

MILTECH

Raytheon, US Navy demonstrate new dual targeting capability for JSOW C-1

AEROSPACE

Russian air force replacing transports

MILTECH

US military opens door to women in ground combat

China buys Russian bombers

Competition for hypersonic vehicles resumes

China unmanned car to 'help driver sleep': reports

NATO Patriot missiles operational in Turkey at weekend

Raytheon, USAF complete Small Diameter Bomb II fit check on F-35 aircraft

Boss of Fukushima operator quizzed for negligence

Philippines typhoon victims need more help: UN

Kerry urges 'fresh thinking' to tackle global woes

Just Add Water: How Scientists Are Using Silicon to Produce Hydrogen on Demand

Organic sensors increase light sensitivity of cameras

New information on binding gold particles over metal oxide surfaces

Uruguay faces further dips in growth

China manufacturing growth hits two-year high

Twitter launches iPhone video sharing app

New York police get X-ray vision

Apple bruised as analysts predict slower growth

Amazon speaks for Kindle Fire with Ivona buy

Strainstall provides advanced tension monitoring solution for pipe-laying vessel

Novel sensor provides bigger picture

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