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January 31, 2013
RUSSIAN SPACE
The fate of Baikonur: Will Russia's space gates Open?
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Jan 31, 2013
The current uncertainty surrounding space activities at Baikonur in 2013 may be eliminated on Wednesday when Kazakh prime minister, Kairat Kelimbetov, visits Russia to discuss several issues, including the famous cosmodrome. Meanwhile, officials are already working hard to assure the media that the situation is still a long way from being a crisis. The apparent scandal around the spaceport had been exaggerated, said Russian officials on Friday. The fate of Baikonur, which is, without question, unc ... read more
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Russia's Troubled Rocket Cleared for Launch
Russia's Proton-M carrier rocket will orbit a Mexican communication satellite, SatMex-8, in the first launch since the Yamal-402 satellite trouble, a spokesman for the Proton manufacturer, the Khrun ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Iran Takes First Step to Send Man to Space
Sending a biocapsule to the space and retrieving it successfully was Iran's first step on the path to sending a human to the space, Iran's Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said after his agency announc ... more
SPACEMART

Pay-TV giant BSkyB reports 10% rise in first-half profits
British pay-TV giant BSkyB said on Thursday that net profits advanced ten percent in the first half of its financial year, as the group bucked tough trading conditions with keen demand for its products. ... more
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S. Korea joins global space club with satellite launch
South Korea succeeded Wednesday in its third attempt to put a satellite into orbit, in a high-stakes test of national pride after arch-rival North Korea got there first with a rocket launch last month. ... more


TECH SPACE

Space Station Crew Uses Laser Channel to Beam Data
Russian astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have transferred scientific data using a laser communication channel for the first time in international practice, the Federal Space ... more
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CONSTELLATIONS

Globalstar's satellites encapsulated and ready for installation
Launcher build-up for the concluding Soyuz mission currently contracted with Arianespace's Starsem affiliate from Baikonur Cosmodrome is entering its final phase following the integration of its upp ... more
VSAT NEWS

Gilat's Wavestream Wins Contract with Honeywell for In-flight Connectivity
Gilat Satellite Networks has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Wavestream has been awarded an exclusive contract by Honeywell to supply Ka-band transceivers for integration into airborne an ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Air Force fires nine in nuclear missile cheating scandal

Ukraine says 100,000 Russian troops near border

US defense chief heads to China, Japan next week

UN Security Council condemns NKorea missile launch

Negotiator 'confident' over Pakistan Taliban ceasefire

Israel's Peres to meet UN nuclear watchdog chief

Rockwell Collins, Avionics Services in manufacturing deal

LAUNCH PAD

Spacecom And Spacex Announce Agreement For Amos-6 Satellite Launch
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Space Communication Ltd. (Spacecom) have announced an agreement to launch Spacecom's AMOS-6 satellite on SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle. Falcon 9 will i ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Official: No crisis in Russia's space work
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. ... more
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
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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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Famous paintings help study the Earth's past atmosphere

Salamanders shrinking due to climate change

Loblolly pine's immense genome conquered

GPS NEWS

Fleet Managers Able to Track Drivers' Hours with Vehicle Tracking Systems
Businesses in the United States are increasingly becoming more and more bonded by the the responsibility of having to keep records and reporting requirements, especially with regard to the number of ... more
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
ROCKET SCIENCE
Space Station Crew Uses Laser Channel to Beam Data

DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold

Liquid metal makes silicon crystals at record low temperatures


ROCKET SCIENCE
US Army Upgrades Manpack Radios For MUOS Network

Boeing Completes FAB-T Software Qualification Testing For AEHF and Milstar Birds

Raytheon offers Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal Soultion


ROCKET SCIENCE
Russia's Troubled Rocket Cleared for Launch

Spacecom And Spacex Announce Agreement For Amos-6 Satellite Launch

S. Korea joins global space club with satellite launch


ROCKET SCIENCE
Fleet Managers Able to Track Drivers' Hours with Vehicle Tracking Systems

Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test

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

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Controlling electron spins by light

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Big Data keeps complex production running smoothly

CHIP TECH

NIST's 'nanotubes on a chip' may simplify optical power measurements

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

US Army Upgrades Manpack Radios For MUOS Network

ROBO SPACE

Engineers Building Hard-working Mining Robot

ROCKET SCIENCE

Dextre Refuels Mock Satellite and Aces a Major Test for Space Robotics

ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Engineers Resurrect And Test Mighty F-1 Engine Gas Generator

SPACE TRAVEL

TDRS-K Offers Upgrade to Vital Communications Net

SPACE MEDICINE

Flies to hitch ride into space for heart study

TECH SPACE

Supercomputer sets computing record

AEROSPACE

NASA Super-Tiger Balloon Shatters Flight Record

LAUNCH PAD

First Ariane 5 For 2013 Ready For Loading

Smartphone to hold integrated warrior gear

Elbit Systems to Develop Advanced UAS Features for Israel MoD

H-1 Helicopter Mission Computer Contract Awarded

Boeing Completes FAB-T Software Qualification Testing For AEHF and Milstar Birds

Philippines to buy 12 S. Korean fighter jets

Eurocopter sets sights on S. America sales

Commander sees women in elite US special forces

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

Raytheon offers Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal Soultion

Australian summer lurches from fire to floods

Congress sends $50 bn Sandy aid bill to Obama

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Scientists trick iron-eating bacteria into breathing electrons instead

Rice technique points toward 2-D devices

Demagnetization by rapid spin transport

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