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February 01, 2013
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Russia-launched satellite plunges into Pacific: official
Moscow (AFP) Feb 01, 2013
A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite plunged into the Pacific Ocean on Friday only moments after being launched from a mobile sea platform. "There was an accident during the Zenit rocket launch," a source at the Energia corporation that makes the Zenit-3SL rocket used to launch the Intelsat satellite said by telephone. "The rocket fell into the Pacific Ocean. We have formed a commission to figure out the cause." Energia chief Vitaly Lopota said the Russian rocket's eng ... read more
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NASA Launches Next-Gen Communications Satellite
The first of NASA's three next-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), known as TDRS-K, launched at 8:48 p.m. EST Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. "TDR ... more
TECH SPACE

South Korean Satellite Makes First Contact with Ground
After a successful Wednesday launch, South Korea's scientific satellite made its first contact with a ground station on Thursday, the Yonhap news agency said. The country's Satellite Technolog ... more
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NASA Launches Rocket from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia
NASA successfully launched a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket at 5:50 p.m. EST this evening from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. During the flight, two red-colored lithium vap ... more
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Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Partner On Dream Chaser Programs
Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems is pleased to announce Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company of Littleton, Colo., is joining the SNC Dream Chaser team. Lockheed Martin will be ... more


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Smartphone to hold integrated warrior gear
Soldiers on the battlefront will soon be able to run complex computerized warrior systems as integrated units on hand-held devices, including smartphones and tablets. ... more
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Iran's Bio-Capsule Comes Back from Space
Iran announced on Monday that it has sent a monkey into the space on the back of Pishgam (Pioneer) explorer rocket and that it has brought back and recovered the living cargo. Iranian Defense ... more
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Site of space rocket launch to become home of S. Korea's space program
The Naro Space Center, the site of South Korea's space rocket launch, will be further developed into the home of South Korea's space development program that seeks to produce an indigenous s ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

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NASA Wallops Rocket Mission January 29 Prepping for Future Projects
A NASA rocket mission to test technology for gathering science data during future projects is scheduled for launch between 5:30 - 6:50 p.m. EST, January 29, from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in ... more
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Payload preps continue for first Ariane 5 flights of 2013
Preparations with passengers for Ariane 5's upcoming two flights are advancing in parallel at the Spaceport, underscoring the flexibility of this workhorse vehicle and highlighting the sustained pac ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Takes Strides Forward to Launch Americans from U.S. Soil
On Jan. 22, NASA took a crucial next step toward launching astronauts to the International Space Station from the United States. Beginning the first phase of the Commercial Crew Program's (CCP) cert ... more
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Boeing Completes FAB-T Software Qualification Testing For AEHF and Milstar Birds
Boeing recently achieved two important milestones on the U.S. Air Force Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminal (FAB-T) program, which will provide protected wideband satellite communicatio ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

The fate of Baikonur: Will Russia's space gates Open?
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, includ ... 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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Site of space rocket launch to become home of S. Korea's space program

Russia-launched satellite plunges into Pacific: official

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SPACEMART
Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test

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

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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
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
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RUSSIAN SPACE

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MISSILE DEFENSE

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