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September 03, 2015
NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia
Bangkok, Thailand (SPX) Sep 02, 2015
NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Monday launched SERVIR-Mekong, a joint project to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia. One of three SERVIR hubs now operating in developing regions of the world, the center is housed at the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center in Bangkok, Thailand, and joins a growing global community of scientists and decision-makers using publicly available data from space assets t ... read more
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Galileo satellites fuelled and ready for launcher attachment
Europe's latest Galileo satellites are fully fuelled, leaving them ready to be attached to their launcher upper stage in preparation for their 11 September launch. Galileo 9 and 10 are due to launch ... more

Latest Galileos closing in on launch
Europe's ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have been attached to the dispenser that will hold them during their flight up into space, then release them into their planned orbits. Galileo 9 and 10 a ... more

Denali, tallest peak in N.America, loses 10 feet
The tallest peak in North America not only just lost the name it carried for a century, it also lost 10 feet in stature due to modern-day measurements, scientists said Wednesday. ... more
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Russian Defense Ministry to use updated GLONASS GPS by 2016
The developer's CEO said that the renewed GLONASS version will have significant changes. Russia's GLONASS satellite navigation network, updated in compliance with the Russian Defense Ministry ... more


Galileo satellites are "topped off" for Arianespace's upcoming Soyuz launch
The two European Galileo navigation satellites for Arianespace's next mission from French Guiana have been fueled at the Spaceport, readying them for integration with their Soyuz launcher. The ... more
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Nicaragua to Host Russian GPS-Equivalent Ground Stations
The Nicaraguan Institute for Telecommunications (Telcor) has signed an agreement with Russia on the construction of Russian Glonass satellite navigation network ground stations in Nicaragua, El Nuev ... more

Alibaba joins China arms maker to offer location services
Internet giant Alibaba has joined forces with China's biggest defence company to offer location-based services using a homegrown satellite navigation system that competes with the US GPS network, the firms said. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Tale of two parades as ordinary Chinese barred from display

China lauds power, proclaims peace at military spectacular

China's anti-ship missile and troop cuts highlight shifting power

White House clinches support for Iran nuclear deal

Five Chinese naval ships spotted in Bering Sea: Pentagon

Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-end

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SRA International to help improve military logistics
SRA International is to help the U.S. Army and other agencies with identification and tracking information on the movement of personnel, equipment and cargo. ... more

Beidou satellites begin autonomous operation in space
After more than 10 days in space, China's 19th Beidou navigation satellite is working autonomously and has set up a link with another satellite. The two satellites were launched on the same day by a ... more

Russia may offer Glonass-based navigation system for light aircraft
Russia may introduce a system of automatic dependent surveillance for light aircraft on the basis of Russia's Glonass satellite navigation network, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said ... more
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Payload checkout is advancing for Arianespace's September Soyuz flight
Arianespace is gearing up this week for its upcoming Soyuz Flight VS12 - scheduled for September 10 from French Guiana - with initial fit-check activities completed for the mission's two passengers: ... more

Antenova announces embedded GNSS antenna for accurate positioning
Antenova is announcing a new, embedded GNSS antenna, named 'Sinica', which operates on the 1559 - 1609 MHz satellite bands. This new antenna uses a novel design approach and new materials to achieve ... more
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Evidence that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by critters not catastrophe

Scientists discover key clues in turtle evolution

Oxygen oasis in Antarctic lake reflects Earth in the distant past

EU's Mogherini sees military action against migrant smugglers within weeks

Animal without synapses feeds by external digestion using global, local cellular control

A marine creature's magic trick explained

Saving oysters by digging up their past


Surfing for science
Thanks to a new system developed by scientists in the UK, taking to the waves for a spot of surfing can benefit research into the health of coastal waters, and could help confirm satellite measureme ... more

ISRO is hoping its 'BIG' offering would gain popularity in the market
Indian space agency officials are hoping their BIG offering would soon benefit the masses and gain popularity in the market. "The BIG we refer to is actually an acronym for Bhuvan, Indian Regional N ... more

Russia develops national high-end navigation system
According to a press release from Russian Space Systems, the company has embarked on a new project: the creation of the National High-Precision Satellite Positioning system. Work is getting un ... more

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival
China launched two new satellites into space Saturday, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System. ... more

Russia's GLONASS Proves More Than a Match for America's GPS
Russia's space-based GLONASS navigation system outmatches its US analogue GPS in a number of parameters: it works better at northern latitudes, and it covers the planet with a fewer number of satell ... more
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China's Beidou navigation system to track flights
China will use its homegrown Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS) to track civil flights, in an attempt to avoid disasters like the Malaysian MH 370. The Civil Aviation Administration of C ... more

Russia, Brazil to track space junk with GLONASS
Russia and Brazil are considering a joint project that will detect and track space junk orbiting the Earth, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday at a meeting with his Brazilian counterpa ... more
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EDF delays launch of EPR nuclear reactor

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G20 seeks to smooth economic shock waves from China

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Russian, Chinese Navigation Systems to Accommodate BRICS Members


Russia's Lower House Passes Law on Roscosmos Space Corporation


Russia, India Cooperate on Space Exploration, Glonass Satellite System


China's Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming


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