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February 18, 2013
RUSSIAN SPACE
Kazakhstan, Russia Compromise on New Space Port
Astana, Kazakhstan (RIA Novosti) Feb 18, 2013
The new Kazakh-Russian space launch facility, Baiterek, will be modified for the launch of Zenit carrier rockets, Kazakhstan's National Space Agency Kazcosmos head Talgat Musabayev said on Wednesday, indicating that the two sides have reached a compromise on the project. Russia and Kazakhstan are building Baiterek at the Baikonur space port, originally designed to launch Angara carrier rockets capable of delivering up to 40 metric tons of payload to low-Earth orbits. Russia intends to eventually l ... read more
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DRAGON SPACE

Welcome Aboard Shenzhou 10
As we approach the launch of China's next human space mission, some questions still remain unanswered. This is not unusual for the relatively veiled nature of China's space program, but it does invi ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Magnetic shielding of ion beam thruster walls
Electric rocket engines known as Hall thrusters, which use a super high-velocity stream of ions to propel a spacecraft in space, have been used successfully onboard many missions for half a century. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Orion Lands Safely on Two of Three Parachutes in Test
NASA engineers have demonstrated the agency's Orion spacecraft can land safely if one of its three main parachutes fails to inflate during deployment. The test was conducted Tuesday in Yuma, A ... more
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GPS NEWS

Telit Offers COMBO 2G Chip For Multi Satellite Positioning Receiver
Telit Wireless Solutions has announced the introduction of the company's first combination 2G-cellular, multi-constellation satellite positioning receiver module, the GE910-GNSS. The product w ... 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
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SPACEMART

Five years of unique science on Columbus
Since Europe's Columbus laboratory module was attached to the International Space Station five years ago, it has offered researchers worldwide the opportunity to conduct science beyond the effects o ... more
GPS NEWS

Boeing Awarded USAF Contract to Continue GPS Modernization
Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company's role in the vital military and civilian navigation net ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Space Debris Tracking Site To Be Build In Western Australia

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

N. Korea fires short-range 'projectile' into sea

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Turkish army warns over 'red lines' in Kurdish peace talks

Israel downs drone from Syria over occupied Golan: army

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker

TECH SPACE

Explosive breakthrough in research on molecular recognition
Ever wonder how sometimes people still get through security with explosives on their person? Research done in the University of Alberta's Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering has reveale ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Another Sea Launch Failure
Sea Launch is currently a Russian spacecraft launch service that uses a mobile seagoing platform for direct equatorial launches of commercial payloads on Zenit 3SL rockets. Since its inception ... more
LAUNCH PAD

ILS Concludes Yamal 402 Proton Launch Investigation
The International Launch Servies (ILS) Failure Review Oversight Board (FROB) concluded its review on February 7, concurring on the most probable root cause and the associated corrective action plan ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Set for New Round Of J-2X Testing at Stennis Space Center
NASA's progress toward a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of upcoming tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine, which will help power the agency's Space Launch System ... more
GPS NEWS

A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle's position as compared to that of conventional GPS devic ... more
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Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Snails Tell of the Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

Together, humans and computers can figure out the plant world

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins

LAUNCH PAD

Rocketdyne Powers Atlas 5 Upper Stage, Placing New Landsat In Orbit
Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the most advanced Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft into orbit Monday for NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. ... more
AEROSPACE

Eurocopter touts Mexico, India moves
Eurocopter this week announced a major company event and a contract signing in Mexico and India that underline company growth. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Space-Based Sensors A Ballistic Missile's Worst Nightmare
Space-based sensors can expand the range and effectiveness of the U.S. Navy's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) capabilities, a recent missile defense test has shown. Conducted Feb ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
Explosive breakthrough in research on molecular recognition

Researchers strain to improve electrical material and it's worth it

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MISSILE DEFENSE
Astrium tapped for communications network

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

How the DoD Can More Efficiently Acquire Satellite Systems and Capacity


MISSILE DEFENSE
Another Sea Launch Failure

Rocketdyne Powers Atlas 5 Upper Stage, Placing New Landsat In Orbit

ILS Concludes Yamal 402 Proton Launch Investigation


MISSILE DEFENSE
A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent

Telit Offers COMBO 2G Chip For Multi Satellite Positioning Receiver

Boeing Awarded USAF Contract to Continue GPS Modernization

MISSILE DEFENSE

Aegis Intercepts Target Using Satellite Assist
Lockheed Martin's second-generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system achieved its first intercept using tracking information from the space tracking and surveillance system demonstration ... more
AEROSPACE

Next Phase of Modernizing B-2 Defensive Systems Starts
Northrop Grumman will help drive down costs and speed the availability of new hardware and software upgrades for the B-2 stealth bomber under a recently awarded contract from the U.S. Air Force. ... more
MILTECH

Military experts doubt Sweden's ability to defend itself
Military experts said Sweden was probably unable to defend itself on its own in the event of an invasion, in a report published Thursday, saying the armed forces lacked necessary resources. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

South Korea flexes missile power after North test
Two days after North Korea's nuclear test, South Korea signalled Thursday the deployment of a new cruise missile capable of a precision strike on members of Pyongyang's high command. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

Technique uses fraction of measurements to find quantum wave functions

Experiments explain why some liquids are 'fragile' and others are 'strong'

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Astrium tapped for communications network

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Warning of emergency alert system hacks

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

No health effects from Fukushima: Japan researcher

CAR TECH

NYC looks at electric vehicle charging

POLITICAL ECONOMY

EU financial transaction tax divides union

TRADE WARS

Private gold prospecting catching on

ROBO SPACE

Dry ice vacuum cleaner robot bound for Fukushima

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Argentine inflation up, presaging hardship

CHIP TECH

Building a biochemistry lab on a chip

CHIP TECH

Cell circuits remember their history

Researchers strain to improve electrical material and it's worth it

Virtual vehicle vibrations

Construction starts on ED5-PVH Project

China holiday retail sales jump 15%: government

Gas explosions enable soft robot to jump

Australia jails China executive for insider trading

Low-carbon hybrid energy critical to China's energy solutions

New materials may be computer breakthrough

Zuckerberg owns nearly a third of Facebook: US regulators

Recession-hit Japanese economy shrinks again

Global gold demand falls in 2012: WGC report

Insect drives robot to track down smells

Cheap, strong lithium-ion battery developed at USC

Humans and robots work better together following cross-training

Into the quantum internet at the speed of light

Researchers create 'building block' of quanutm networks

Global mobile phone sales decline

Android and Apple extend smartphone dominance

Indra Develops The First High-Resolution Passive Radar System

New modeling approach transforms imaging technologies

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