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October 01, 2014
Space debris expert warns of increasing CubeSat collision risk
Southampton, UK (SPX) Oct 01, 2014
The increasing number of small 'CubeSat' satellites being launched combined with a relaxed attitude to debris mitigation could lead to hazards for all space users unless preventative measures are taken, warns a leading space debris expert from the University of Southampton. Speaking at the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto, Dr Hugh Lewis said that this combination leads to a growth in space debris, as a result of collisions between CubeSats and other objects in orbit. Cube ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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EIAST launches its Advanced Aerial Systems Program
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France taps Thales for radar antenna research project
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Fed Up With Federal Inaction, States Act Alone on Cap-and-Trade
Unsatisfied with the pace at which the federal government is acting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, several U.S. states and a few Canadian provinces are forging ahead with their own initiatives. ... more
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Microsoft to tap $2-trillion Indian cloud market
Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to offer its commercial cloud services from Indian data centres as it seeks to tap what it calls a $2-trillion market in the country where Internet use is growing rapidly. ... more
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Opening doors to space
The same device that opens doors on buses and planes could be used to meet peak energy demands on satellites. Most satellites use small rechargeable batteries that can store large amounts of e ... more
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MEADS fire control radar demonstrates capability
The fire control radar of the Medium Extended Air Defense System demonstrated its technological maturity during testing in Italy and Germany. ... more
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Managing Orbital Debris and Space Traffic
Those familiar with air traffic management architectures understand the constraints of aircraft flying in the atmosphere, vehicle dynamics and command and control techniques. Unfortunately, compared ... more
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Washington's experts recruit 'Call of Duty' creator
A Washington think tank is recruiting the mastermind behind the best-selling "Call of Duty" video games to help policy wonks imagine future wars America may have to fight. ... more
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Putting the squeeze on quantum information
CIFAR researchers have shown that information stored in quantum bits can be exponentially compressed without losing information. The achievement is an important proof of principle, and could be usef ... more
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Mussel-inspired MIT glue may have naval, medical applications
A new waterproof glue - modeled after the proteins that help mussels, barnacles and other shellfish cling to rocks, pylons, boats and other underwater debris - may have important naval and medical applications, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ... more
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NASA Awards Cross-track Infrared Sounder For JPS System-2 Bird
NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Exelis, Inc., Geospatial Systems, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) Instrument for flight on the Joint Polar ... more
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Larry Ellison releases helm of mighty Oracle ship
Tycoon yachtsman Larry Ellison on Thursday stepped down as Oracle's chief executive, trusting a pair of lieutenants to steer the titanic business software firm he helped launch decades ago. ... more
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'Priceless' 600-tonne jade deposit found in China
A massive deposit of jade weighing about 600 tonnes has been found in northeast China, state media said Friday, with local officials describing the rock as priceless. ... more
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Scientists come closer to the industrial synthesis of a material harder than diamond
Researchers from the Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials in Troitsk, MIPT, MISiS, and MSU have developed anew method for the synthesis of an ultrahard material that exce ... more
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Scientists twist radio beams to send data
Building on previous research that twisted light to send data at unheard-of speeds, scientists at USC have developed a similar technique with radiowaves, reaching high speeds without some of the has ... more
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Researchers control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals by applying very low voltages, opening the door to a new generation o ... more
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Europe's new age of metals begins
ESA has joined forces with other leading research institutions and more than 180 European companies in a billion-euro effort developing new types of metals and manufacturing techniques for this cent ... more
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How salt causes buildings to crumble
Salt crystals are often responsible when buildings start to show signs of ageing. Researchers from the Institute for Building Materials have studied salt damage in greater depth and can now predict ... more
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First large-scale carbon capture goes online in Canada

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Angling chromium to let oxygen through
Researchers have been trying to increase the efficiency of solid oxide fuel cells by lowering the temperatures at which they run. More efficient fuel cells might gain wider use in vehicles or as qui ... more
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Orders secured for new fibre-optic gyro from ADS after qualification
The "Astrix 1090" fibre-optic gyro (FOG) inertial reference unit has been certified as "space-qualified" in an internal review by the Electronics Business Line of Airbus Defence and Space. The ... more
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Ceramics don't have to be brittle
Imagine a balloon that could float without using any lighter-than-air gas. Instead, it could simply have all of its air sucked out while maintaining its filled shape. Such a vacuum balloon, which co ... more
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Not just cool - it's a gas
In space, a new way of producing gas is being tested for steering satellites. On Earth, it is now fighting fires without harming the environment - and business insiders say it could be revolutionary ... more
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Microsoft powers up game platform with 'Minecraft'
Microsoft agreed Monday to buy the Swedish group behind the hugely popular video game "Minecraft" for $2.5 billion, bolstering the increasingly important gaming division of the US tech giant. ... more
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Math Tools Maximizing Value of Scientific Data and Accelerating Discovery
The exponential growth of diverse science data represents an unprecedented opportunity to make substantial advances in complex science and engineering, such as discovery of novel materials or drugs. ... more
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Grooving Crystal Surfaces Repel Water
Researchers from Kyoto University in Japan have developed a novel way to waterproof new functionalized materials involved in gas storage and separation by adding exterior surface grooves. Their stud ... more
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Where to grab space debris
Objects in space tend to spin - and spin in a way that's totally different from the way they spin on earth. Understanding how objects are spinning, where their centers of mass are, and how their mas ... more
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