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February 12, 2013
MISSILE DEFENSE
Israel showcases Iron Dome for Indians
Tel Aviv, Israel (UPI) Feb 11, 2013
For the first time, Israel has put its rocket-killing Iron Dome air defense system, plus the Stunner interceptor used by the David's Sling system, on display outside the Jewish state in a mounting export drive for the defensive weapons. "Israeli companies have targeted India as a key market for the coming years, in part because of its huge defense budgets for the procurement of advanced weapons systems," the Israeli business daily Globes observed. Iron Dome and David's Sling are both pro ... read more
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VSAT NEWS

KVH Ships 3,000th TracPhone System for mini-VSAT Broadband Network
KVH Industries recently shipped its 3,000th TracPhone terminal for the mini-VSAT Broadband network, extending the company's lead as the provider of the world's most widely used maritime VSAT service ... more
TECH SPACE

Indra Develops The First High-Resolution Passive Radar System
Indra has recently completed the development and demonstration of the functionalities of a passive high-resolution primary radar system. The project was sponsored by the European Defence Agency (EDA ... more
GPS NEWS

Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues
Endlessly frustrated by congested roads, computer scientists at California State University, in Fullerton have developed a satellite navigation system, GeoTNavi, which hooks into historical traffic ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Eutelsat and Arianespace sign new multi-year multiple launch services agreement
Eutelsat Communications and Arianespace have announced the signature of a long-term multiple launch services agreement which guarantees launch capacity and flexibility to Eutelsat for its industry-l ... more


TECH SPACE

Alphasat experiences heaven on Earth
Tucked away in a vacuum chamber for several months, Europe's largest telecom satellite has faced the harsh conditions it will deal with once it is launched into space this summer. Testing at I ... more
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SPACEMART

Space Sciences Committee reacts
The European Space Sciences Committee (ESSC) today released its position on the perspectives for the European Space Agency's (ESA) scientific programmes. The position statement provides recommendati ... more
TECH SPACE

Satellite undergoes extreme testing
Europe's largest telecom satellite has successfully faced a test recreating conditions it will deal with when it is launched this summer, scientists say. ... 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

LAUNCH PAD

Ariane 5 delivers record payload off back-to-back launches this week
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 Azers ... more
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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LAUNCH PAD

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
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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Nature's tiny engineers

Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

Zooming in for a safe flight

Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting, counter critiques

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

How the DoD Can More Efficiently Acquire Satellite Systems and Capacity
How best to increase efficiency while reducing costs in defense procurements, yet still delivering the highest quality services to the American warfighter? Those were the questions raised in an exce ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Javelin Demonstrates Extended Range Capability in Recent Tests
The Raytheon and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently demonstrated the ability of the Javelin missile to engage targets beyond its current maximum range requirements during a series of tes ... more
TECH SPACE

Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology
For the first time, scientists have created single layers of a naturally occurring rare mineral called tungstenite, or WS2. The resulting sheet of stacked sulfur and tungsten atoms forms a honeycomb ... more
TECH SPACE
Satellite undergoes extreme testing

Indra Develops The First High-Resolution Passive Radar System

Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology


TECH SPACE
How the DoD Can More Efficiently Acquire Satellite Systems and Capacity

TACLANE-1G Encryptor Certified by NSA

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


TECH SPACE
Ariane 5 delivers record payload off back-to-back launches this week

Eutelsat and Arianespace sign new multi-year multiple launch services agreement

Arianespace Launches Six Globalstar Birds Using Starsem Soyuz


TECH SPACE
Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture

AEROSPACE

India keen to sign Rafale deal by mid-2013: air force chief
India hopes to sign a $12-billion deal to buy Rafale jets from France's Dassault Aviation by the middle of the year, the country's air force chief said Thursday. ... more
AEROSPACE

Major fighter jet deal, trade dominate Hollande's India trip
French President Francois Hollande's visit to India this week is dominated by trade issues, including a $12-billion deal for Rafale fighter jets, nuclear energy and potential tie-ups for new metro lines. ... more
UAV NEWS

US drones kill nine in Pakistan: officials
US drones fired two missiles into a compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt Friday, killing at least nine militants and wounding more than five others, local security officials said. ... more
TECH SPACE

Growth factor aids stem cell regeneration after radiation damage
Epidermal growth factor has been found to speed the recovery of blood-making stem cells after exposure to radiation, according to Duke Medicine researchers. The finding could open new options for tr ... more
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Solar System Transforms Fallow Land Into Money Generating Asset

Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste storage

HelioSage Energy Announces Sale of 12 Solar Projects in North Carolina

VIASPACE Establishes Giant King Grass Research Collaboration With California

Ceres to Expand Product Development in Sorghum and Sugarcane

Cenex Tank Program assists retailers offering E15

SunShare Announces Program to Provide Free Electricity

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Aid trickles into tsunami-hit Solomons despite aftershocks

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Rescuers struggle to aid Solomons quake victims

CHIP TECH

Biological circuits with memory created

INTERNET SPACE

Into the quantum internet at the speed of light

INTERNET SPACE

New modeling approach transforms imaging technologies

POLITICAL ECONOMY

US economy picks up, China might slow: OECD indicator

TECH SPACE

High-energy X-rays shine light on mystery of Picasso's paints

INTERNET SPACE

Next-gen e-readers: Improved 'peacock' technology could lock in color for high-res displays

CHIP TECH

European Investments in Advanced Computing Systems Deliver Results

INTERNET SPACE

Apple eyeing smart watch, reports say

Tech giants summoned by Australia pricing inquiry

Dell claims buyout in shareholders' 'best interests'

New classes of magnetoelectric materials promise advances in computing technology

Researchers create 'building block' of quanutm networks

3D Printing on the Micrometer Scale

Mercury contamination in water can be detected with a mobile phone

Scientists team with business innovators to solve 'big data' bottleneck

Looking out for lasers

Northrop Grumman Signs Airport Realtime Collaboration Passenger Flow Contract With East Midlands Airport

Sony faces challenge with new PlayStation

Nissan profit tumbles on China, Europe woes

Mercosur seeks Canada deal, but Cuba looms

EU reaches accord on token budget cuts

SciTechTalk: Feel secure about your phone?

All aboard as millions race home for China's biggest holiday

China's trade surplus surges in January

AOL shows signs of revival on advertising growth

Taylor Retires As Strain Takes Lead At Ball Aerospace

Many moving PC tasks to phones, tablets

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

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