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February 08, 2013
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Ariane 5 delivers record payload off back-to-back launches this week
Kourou, French Guiana (ESA) Feb 08, 2013
On Thursday, February 7, 2013, Arianespace successfully carried out the 54th Ariane 5 launch in a row, orbiting two telecommunications satellites: Amazonas-3 for Spanish operator Hispasat, and Azerspace/Africasat-1a for the Azerbaijani operator Azercosmos 0JSC and the Azerbaijan Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies. First Ariane 5 launch of 2013 and a new record Today's successful mission, the 54th in a row for the European launcher, once again proves the reliability and a ... read more
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GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Position System III satellites has completed a key flight software milestone validating the software's ability to prov ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

Scotland's first satellite set to boldly go into orbit
Clyde-built nanosatellite set for Russian take-off as company reveals plan for US base Alex Salmond took a close-up view of Scotland's first satellite as the Glasgow-based team behind the miss ... more
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Arianespace Launches Six Globalstar Birds Using Starsem Soyuz
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 ... 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
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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
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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

AYW Companies' Flexible Waveguide And Components Ideal For Satelite Applications

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
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
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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
24/7 News Coverage
New insights into the physics of space weather

Copernicus operations secured until 2021

World losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

ECOSTRESS Will Monitor Plant Health

Study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at plant evolution

Salt-loving plants key to sustainable food production

China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

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
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
VSAT NEWS
Largest prime number to date found

Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology

South Korean Satellite Makes First Contact with Ground


VSAT NEWS
How the DoD Can More Efficiently Acquire Satellite Systems and Capacity

XTAR To Expand Beyond NATO As African And Asian Hot Spots Flare

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VSAT NEWS
Ariane 5 delivers record payload off back-to-back launches this week

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

Final checkout underway for the Starsem Soyuz launch with Globalstar spacecraft


VSAT NEWS
Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture

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

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Postcards from the plasma edge

Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter

Calming the plasma edge: The tail that wags the dog

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?

E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital

VSAT NEWS

Lucid Logistics To Release First Secure MRM All-Satellite Solution

MISSILE NEWS

Javelin Demonstrates Extended Range Capability in Recent Tests

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

XTAR To Expand Beyond NATO As African And Asian Hot Spots Flare

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

How the DoD Can More Efficiently Acquire Satellite Systems and Capacity

UAV NEWS

Iran TV airs video of captured US drone

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

Smartphones, tablets help UW researchers improve storm forecasts

HDT Global Awarded Guardian Angel Air-Deployable Rescue Vehicle Contract

Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology

Taylor Retires As Strain Takes Lead At Ball Aerospace

A review of the rapidly evolving field of topological insulator hybrid structures

Many moving PC tasks to phones, tablets

India keen to sign Rafale deal by mid-2013: air force chief

Kerry to meet Canadian FM in first bilateral talks

China auto sales hit record in January: industry group

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

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