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February 07, 2013
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Arianespace Launches Six Globalstar Birds Using Starsem Soyuz
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (SPX) Feb 07, 2013
Wednesday's successful orbiting of six spacecraft on a Starsem Soyuz mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome marks the wrap-up of launch services currently contracted with Arianespace by Globalstar for the deployment of its second-generation constellation. This was the fourth and final such Soyuz launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome performed on behalf of Arianespace by its Starsem affiliate, following similar missions in October 2010, July 2011 and December 2011 to fulfill Globalstar's plan of orbiting 24 se ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA and ATK Complete Avionics and Controls Testing for SLS Booster
NASA and ATK (ATK) completed the second in a series of development tests for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) booster program on January 30 at ATK's Promontory, Utah, test facility. This key a ... more
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Ariane 5 Arrives At Kourou For 4th Automated Transfer Vehicle Mission
The Ariane 5 for Arianespace's upcoming flight with an Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) resupply spacecraft has arrived in French Guiana, maintaining the mission pace for this industry-leading launc ... more
TECH SPACE

Largest prime number to date found
Thousands of volunteers, and their computers, have determined the largest prime number found to date - a 17 million digit number - a U.S. researcher says. ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Supersonic skydiver even faster than thought
Felix Baumgartner, the Austrian skydiver who jumped from the edge of space in October, fell at 1.25 times the speed of sound, even faster than thought, organisers said Wednesday. ... more


AEROSPACE

Twenty NASA Balloons Studying the Radiation Belts
In the bright, constant sun of the Antarctic summer, a NASA-funded team is launching balloons. There are twenty of these big, white balloons, each of which sets off on a different day for a leisurel ... more
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VSAT NEWS

TeleCommunication Systems Receives Incremental Funding From US Army For SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems
TeleCommunication Systems 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-Secure ... more
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Final checkout underway for the Starsem Soyuz launch with Globalstar spacecraft
The Soyuz launcher with six Globalstar spacecraft is poised for liftoff from Baikonur Cosmodrome on the final mission currently contracted with Arianespace for this mobile satellite voice and data s ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

SPACE TRAVEL

Ahmadinejad says ready to be Iran's first spaceman
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he is ready "to be the first man in space" under Iran's ambitious programme which aims to send a human being into orbit by 2020. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Flight Control Test-2 for SLS at ATK
An ATK technician performs one last check on the avionics test article for solid rocket boosters in preparation for the second Flight Control Test of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) at the ATK faci ... more
GPS NEWS

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture
Trimble has introduced a new high-accuracy correction service available to the agriculture market. The Trimble RangePoint RTX correction service is an introductory, cost-effective correction service ... more
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VSAT NEWS

New Tooway Packages from Eutelsat Offer Consumers Europe's Fastest Satellite Broadband
Eutelsat Communications has announced a new range of Tooway packages delivering the fastest satellite-based consumer broadband speeds in Europe, unlimited data download usage day and night and more ... more
VSAT NEWS

ViaSat Augments Global Mobility Satellite Network with New Capacity
ViaSat has signed four new contracts that increase the total Ku-band capacity of its global mobility network by more than 60 percent. This investment in additional bandwidth will be reserved for gov ... more
24/7 News Coverage
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Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Brain surgery through the cheek

Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

VSAT NEWS

Australian Defence Science Organisation To Use Deployable VSAT System
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. has received an order from the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) for its Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems. The ... more
VSAT NEWS

SES and VimpelCom sign deal for additional capacity to serve Russia's Far Eastern regions
SES have announced that JSC VimpelCom (TM Beeline), one of Russia's leading mobile operators, has signed a three-year capacity deal for additional capacity on SES' NSS-9 satellite to deliver high-qu ... more
VSAT NEWS

Big Sky Associates Helps NASA Adapt Mobile Technology
NASA tapped Big Sky Associates to develop a strategy to allow employees and constituents to securely and seamlessly access and share agency information from anywhere on any device. Big Sky Ass ... more
VSAT NEWS
Largest prime number to date found

South Korean Satellite Makes First Contact with Ground

Novel materials shake ship scum


VSAT NEWS
TACLANE-1G Encryptor Certified by NSA

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

Smartphone to hold integrated warrior gear


VSAT NEWS
Ariane 5 Arrives At Kourou For 4th Automated Transfer Vehicle Mission

Zenit Engine Worked Normally

Intelsat 27 Launch Unsuccessful


VSAT NEWS
Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture

MediaTek Announces World's First 5-in-1 Multi-GNSS Receiver

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

GPS NEWS

MediaTek Announces World's First 5-in-1 Multi-GNSS Receiver
MediaTek has announced the availability of its MT3332/MT3333, the world's first 5-in-1 multi-GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver SoC solutions that support the Beidou Satellite Naviga ... more
VSAT NEWS

Lucid Logistics To Release First Secure MRM All-Satellite Solution
Lucid Logistics has announced a March 1st release date of the AMS-500i for use in vertical markets globally, including: Oil and Gas, Mining, Heavy Equipment, SCADA, Fixed Assets, Logistics, Governme ... more
VSAT NEWS

Eutelsat Moves into New-generation In-flight Connectivity Services via KA-SAT
Eutelsat Communications has launched of a new aeronautical mobile service called Eutelsat Air Access designed to accelerate the deployment by commercial airlines operating in Europe of in-flight con ... more
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Zenit Engine Worked Normally
The first stage engine of the Zenit-2S rocket that failed shortly after Friday's launch operated in the normal regime during and after the liftoff, the press service of the Russian space agency Rosc ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
ORNL research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing

Trina Solar's Monocrystalline Honey Module Sets New World Record

Stem and Kyocera Launch Energy Storage For Commercial Users

Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator

A simple and versatile way to build 3-dimensional materials of the future

Energy Prices and Business Decision-Making in Canada

A brighter design emerges for low-cost, 'greener' LED light bulbs

SPACE TRAVEL

A Hero For Humankind: Yuri Gagarin's Spaceflight

MICROSAT BLITZ

Students: are you ready to fly your satellites in space?

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Floating platform unharmed after Zenit launch failure

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Intelsat 27 Launch Unsuccessful

ROCKET SCIENCE

Astrium wins ESA contracts to design Ariane 6 and continue development of Ariane 5 ME

AEROSPACE

India uses Russian avionics in new fighter

AEROSPACE

Dassault sweats on Rafale deal in India, hopes for 2013

AEROSPACE

China attends India air show amid warming ties

AEROSPACE

Budget cut warning as India opens air show

MISSILE NEWS

Israel deploys 3rd missile system to north: reports

Boeing Committed to India's Growing Aerospace Industry

Iran unveils futuristic-looking warplane

Elbit Systems Introduces its Hermes 900 UAS in a New Configuration Adapted for the Maritime Mission

Boeing Delivers 6th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

F-16s for Egypt stirs anger in Congress

Embraer draws more partners to KC-390 jet

HDT Global Awarded Guardian Angel Air-Deployable Rescue Vehicle Contract

Munich Re says profits quadrupled in 2012

Chinese make record foreign investments in 2012: PwC

Trade secrets theft linked to ex-employees: study

Japan's Mazda swings back to profit

Japan's Suzuki sees April-December net profit rise 19%

China, India tourists triple Australian visits

Dell buyout highlights PC sector woes: analysts

Tablets gain more ground on PCs: survey

Apple sells 25 billionth song at iTunes store

Google wins Australian sponsored links case

Zynga shares climb as game maker cuts losses

Toyota quadruples April-December profit, ups forecast

Samsung boosts US research, venture fund

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