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January 30, 2013
RUSSIAN SPACE
Official: No crisis in Russia's space work
Moscow (UPI) Jan 29, 2013
Despite a recent string of failures, rumors of a crisis in the Russian space industry are "absolutely wrong," the head of Russia's space agency said. "This is absolutely wrong," Roscosmos head Vladimir Popovkin said at a scientific meeting in Moscow. "We still have the potential, the people who believe in space and ... rocket and space enterprises capable of breakthrough projects." The country's space program has experienced some very public setbacks in recent years, most notably the fai ... read more
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SPACE TRAVEL

NASA to recycle parts for science work
NASA says it is recycling parts used to test satellites to create an instrument for the International Space Station to measure ocean surface winds. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Companies prepare commercial spacecraft
NASA says three commercial companies now are engaged in activities to confirm commercial spacecraft are safe to carry crews to the International Space Station. ... more
GPS NEWS

Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test
The first switch-on of a Galileo search and rescue package shows it to be working well. Its activation begins a major expansion of the space-based Cospas-Sarsat network, which brings help to air and ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Missile defense EEKV shows value
Raytheon's new enhanced Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle demonstrated its capability in a recent non-intercept homeland missile defense test. ... more


ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Awards Space Launch System Advanced Development Grants
NASA has awarded grants to nine universities for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). The agency is providing approximately $2.25 m ... more
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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
CHIP TECH

Quantum Communication: Each Photon Counts
Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical applic ... more
TECH SPACE

Liquid metal makes silicon crystals at record low temperatures
A new way of making crystalline silicon, developed by U-M researchers, could make this crucial ingredient of computers and solar cells much cheaper and greener. Silicon dioxide, or sand, makes ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea slams UN vote, vows to bolster nuclear capacity

3 countries eye pooled acquisition, operation of airlifters

China protests US frigate sale to Taiwan

Poland orders more Norwegian missiles

Clock ticking on Mistral decision, Russia tells France

Canada increases global reach with new military transporter

US says delivered 10 Apaches to Egypt

TECH SPACE

DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold
A team of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has shown that by bringing gold nanoparticles close to the dots and using a DNA template to control the distances, ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

How to predict the future of technology
The bread and butter of investing for Silicon Valley tech companies is stale. Instead, a new method of predicting the evolution of technology could save tech giants millions in research and developm ... more
CHIP TECH

NIST's 'nanotubes on a chip' may simplify optical power measurements
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a novel chip-scale instrument made of carbon nanotubes that may simplify absolute measurements of laser power, especially t ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

US Army Upgrades Manpack Radios For MUOS Network
The U.S. Army ordered kits in December to upgrade 100 Handheld, Manpack, Small Form Fit (HMS) AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios to enable them to communicate with the military's Mobile User Obje ... more
ROBO SPACE

Engineers Building Hard-working Mining Robot
After decades of designing and operating robots full of scientific gear to study other worlds, NASA is working on a prototype that leaves the delicate instruments at home in exchange for a sturdy pa ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Ecuador returning German money in environment row

Major U.S. cities have passed the 'tipping point' for sea level rise, according to a new study

Umbrellas banned during China's Presidential visit to Macau

A series of tremors has Florence concerned for its 'David'

More research links pollution exposure during pregnancy to autism

Warming leads to more run-ins with polar bears

ROCKET SCIENCE

Dextre Refuels Mock Satellite and Aces a Major Test for Space Robotics
Dextre, the Canadian Space Agency's robotic "handyman" on board the International Space Station (ISS), made space history last night by successfully refueling a mock satellite on the exterior of the ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Engineers Resurrect And Test Mighty F-1 Engine Gas Generator
Imagine a young engineer examining an artifact from the Apollo era that helped send people on humankind's first venture to another world. The engineer has seen diagrams of the rocket engine. She has ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

TDRS-K Offers Upgrade to Vital Communications Net
NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System, also known as the Space Network, will get an upgrade this month when the agency launches the first of a new generation of communications satellites t ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold

Liquid metal makes silicon crystals at record low temperatures

Supercomputer sets computing record


SPACE TRAVEL
US Army Upgrades Manpack Radios For MUOS Network

Raytheon offers Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal Soultion

Insights from the SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop


SPACE TRAVEL
First Ariane 5 For 2013 Ready For Loading

Russia Set for Year's First Baikonur Space Launch Feb. 5

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


SPACE TRAVEL
Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test

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

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

SPACE MEDICINE

Flies to hitch ride into space for heart study
Peter H.U. Lee, MD, is reaching for the stars. The Stanford heart surgeon has combined his twin passions - medicine and outer space - in a joint proposal for an experiment on the effects of weightle ... more
TECH SPACE

Supercomputer sets computing record
Engineers at California's Stanford University say they set a record in computer science by using a supercomputer with more than 1 million computing cores. ... more
AEROSPACE

NASA Super-Tiger Balloon Shatters Flight Record
Flying high over Antarctica, a NASA long duration balloon has broken the record for longest flight by a balloon of its size. The record-breaking balloon, carrying the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Eleme ... more
LAUNCH PAD

First Ariane 5 For 2013 Ready For Loading
Arianespace's first Ariane 5 for launch in 2013 is now ready to receive its two satellite passengers after this heavy-lift launcher was moved to the Spaceport's Final Assembly Building in French Gui ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Future batteries: Lithium-sulfur with a graphene wrapper

Choreography of an electron pair

Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable medical sensors

Pilot plant for the removal of extreme gas charges from deep waters

Instant-start computers possible with new breakthrough

Electron spin could be the key to high-temperature superconductivity

Rice study fuels hope for natural gas cars

CONSTELLATIONS

Six Globalstar birds set to fly on Soyuz from from Baikonur

ROCKET SCIENCE

Scientists create tractor beam

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia warns Kazakhstan in Baikonur cosmodrome dispute

AEROSPACE

Eurocopter sets sights on S. America sales

MILTECH

Commander sees women in elite US special forces

LAUNCH PAD

Russia Set for Year's First Baikonur Space Launch Feb. 5

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Raytheon offers Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal Soultion

AEROSPACE

Chinese military plane boosts global reach

UAV NEWS

US military plans drone base near Mali: official

RUSSIAN SPACE

Moscow Plays Down Kazakhstan Space Port Row

Second F-35A Reaches 500 Flight Hour Milestone

China tests new military transport plane

Australian summer lurches from fire to floods

Congress sends $50 bn Sandy aid bill to Obama

China's looming worker shortage threatens economy

Samsung acquires US medical imaging company

Japan PM suggests summit with China

Microsoft puts Office in the Internet cloud

Increasing problems for Tavan Tolgoi mine

Yahoo! shares bounce as profit tops expectations

World tourist numbers exceed 1.0 billion in 2012: UN

Japan's top three automakers post record 2012 sales

Apple unveils iPad with doubled memory

Motion Control Keeps Electric Car's Four Wheels on the Road

Organic ferroelectric molecule shows promise for memory chips, sensors

Laser-Plasma Process Gives Nanohybrid Remarkable Properties

Metal Sales Outfits the World's Most Energy Efficient Commercial Building

Slow progress in Latam, EU trade talks

New car mirror avoids 'blind spot'

Outside View: Are stocks a sucker's bet?

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