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February 13, 2013
GPS NEWS
Boeing to modernize U.S. Air Force GPS net
Washington (UPI) Feb 12, 2013
Boeing will modernize the U.S. Air Force GPS network, including software and systems affecting its constellation of satellites amid increasing competition in space and concerns over global security. Global Positioning Systems have proved extremely useful in less than half a century but concerns over hacker malware threats and terrorism have made GPS a high priority. Although managed by the Air Force, the U.S.-led GPS network is free to use but requires constant investment to keep it up t ... read more
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CHIP TECH

Biological circuits with memory created
U.S. researchers say they've created synthetic biological circuits from bacterial cells that not only perform logic functions but also remember the results. ... more
CHIP TECH

Researchers create 'building block' of quanutm networks
A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US. Presenting the device in the Institute of Physics ... more
TECH SPACE

3D Printing on the Micrometer Scale
At the Photonics West, the leading international fair for photonics taking place in San Francisco (USA) this week, Nanoscribe GmbH, a spin-off of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), presents th ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Next-gen e-readers: Improved 'peacock' technology could lock in color for high-res displays
Iridescence, or sheen that shifts color depending on your viewing angle, is pretty in peacock feathers. But it's been a nuisance for engineers trying to mimic the birds' unique color mechanism to ma ... more


TECH SPACE

Looking out for lasers
ESA's laboratories are equipped with a huge range of measuring tools, but the most versatile remains the human eye - and it must be looked after. These protective goggles are worn while using ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Into the quantum internet at the speed of light
Not only do optical fibers transmit information every day around the world at the speed of light, but they can also be harnessed for the transport of quantum information. In the current issue of Nat ... more
INTERNET SPACE

New modeling approach transforms imaging technologies
Researchers are improving the performance of technologies ranging from medical CT scanners to digital cameras using a system of models to extract specific information from huge collections of data a ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

XTAR To Expand Beyond NATO As African And Asian Hot Spots Flare
Commercial X-band operator XTAR LLC announced plans to grow its business and expand its reach into international markets, specifically beyond Western Europe. XTAR has retained Mercury Swift Solution ... more
UAV NEWS

Boeing Phantom Eye Completes Taxi Tests, Readies for Return to Flight
Boeing's liquid hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft system has completed taxi testing at Edwards Air Force Base in California as it progresses toward its second flight. During the t ... more
GPS NEWS

System improves GPS in city locations
Spanish researchers say a new sensor system can improve the ability of GPS to determine a vehicle's position by up to 90 percent. ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel showcases Iron Dome for Indians
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. ... more
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
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

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
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
LAUNCH PAD
3D Printing on the Micrometer Scale

Indra Develops The First High-Resolution Passive Radar System

Alphasat experiences heaven on Earth


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

How the DoD Can More Efficiently Acquire Satellite Systems and Capacity

TACLANE-1G Encryptor Certified by NSA


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

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

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


LAUNCH PAD
System improves GPS in city locations

Boeing to modernize U.S. Air Force GPS net

Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues

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
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
MISSILE DEFENSE

S. Korea to step up missile defence after North test
South Korea said Wednesday it would accelerate the development of longer-range ballistic missiles that could cover the whole of North Korea in response to a third nuclear test by Pyongyang. ... more
AEROSPACE

Israel gets ready for F-35s, new trainers
Israel's air force is preparing to receive the first of 19 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, which will become its strategic spearhead, and 30 Italian M-346 advanced trainers for a new generation of pilots who will one day fly the U.S. stealth jet. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

AEROSPACE

India orders probe into Italy chopper bribe allegations

AEROSPACE

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

TECH SPACE

Growth factor aids stem cell regeneration after radiation damage

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Aid trickles into tsunami-hit Solomons despite aftershocks

ROBO SPACE

Foundation Helps Promote New Robotics Teams Worldwide

ENERGY TECH

Increasing Power Generation from Municipal Solid Waste in Brazil

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Obama wagers second term capital on bold reform drive

TECH SPACE

ORNL scientists solve mercury mystery

INTERNET SPACE

Recycled computers offer hope to Romania's needy

ENERGY TECH

New batteries can recharge in 10 minutes

Apple still has 'magic,' innovation, says CEO Cook

Yahoo! chief Mayer wants Bing to deliver

Amazon seeks relaxation of India e-commerce rules

India IT exports picking up steam

Big investment fund joins opposition to Dell buyout

Nextdoor renovates before taking on the world

US economy picks up, China might slow: OECD indicator

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

European Investments in Advanced Computing Systems Deliver Results

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

Mercury contamination in water can be detected with a mobile phone

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

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

Satellite undergoes extreme testing

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