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September 30, 2016
GPS NEWS
US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $395M Contract for two GPS 3 satellites
Denver CO (SPX) Sep 30, 2016
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin $395 million in contract options for the production of the ninth and tenth Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite. GPS III satellites will deliver three times better accuracy, provide up to eight times improved anti-jamming capabilities and extend spacecraft life to 15 years, 25 percent longer than any GPS satellites on orbit today. GPS III's new L1C civil signal also will make it the first GPS satellite to be interoperable with other inter ... read more

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RUSSIAN SPACE

Import Substitution: Glonass Satellites to Switch to Russian Electronics
By 2020 a Russian GLONASS K-2 global positioning satellite in place, built entirely from Russian-made parts as part of the government's ongoing effort to substitute imports amid sanctions, Izvestia ... more
GPS NEWS

SMC exercises contract options to procure two additional GPS III satellites
The Space and Missile Systems Center awarded a contract option to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company to procure two additional Global Positioning System III satellites today. The contract o ... more
SPACEWAR

U.S. intel agency renews contract for satellite imagery
The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is to continue to receive online global high-resolution commercial satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe. ... more
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GPS NEWS

Lockheed gets $395 million GPS III Space Vehicle contract modification
Lockheed Martin Space Systems has been awarded a $395 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for work on the GPS III Space Vehicle program. ... more


EARTH OBSERVATION

Rezatec to develop the use of satellite data in evaluating plant health in UK
Rezatec, leading geospatial data analysts, has recently been awarded Phase II funding for the development of geo-spatial big data analytics products that can identify and monitor plant health on a l ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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GPS NEWS

2 SOPS bids farewell to miracle satellite
The 2nd Space Operations Squadron bid goodbye to Global Positioning System Satellite Vehicle Number 23 via final command and disposal at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 26, 2016. Olde ... more
GPS NEWS

China issues development plan for geoinformation industry
China has issued a geographic information development plan, vowing to improve its surveying and mapping capability and services. By 2020, the country will establish a non-profit system providi ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Is Japan at Risk of Losing the Drone War?

SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan Launch Vehicle

US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $395M Contract for two GPS 3 satellites

TeleCommunications Systems continues USMC satellite services

N. Korea soldier defects to S. Korea across border

Unmanned air and sea vehicles coordinate together

US-Philippines military alliance 'ironclad': Pentagon chief

GPS NEWS

Inferring urban travel patterns from cellphone data
In making decisions about infrastructure development and resource allocation, city planners rely on models of how people move through their cities, on foot, in cars, and on public transportation. Th ... more
GPS NEWS

Positioning exact to the millimeter
How many millimeters has the sea level risen? How fast are the continents moving? How big is the impact of high and low pressure areas on the altitude of landmasses? In order to answer these questio ... more
ENERGY TECH

Extending battery life for mobile devices
In a paper presented at the Association for Computing Machinery's special interest group on data communication (SIGCOMM) conference in Florianopolis, Brazil, a team of computer science researchers a ... more
Cryogenic Buyer's Guide
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GPS NEWS

India to Provide Cost Incentives to Use Homemade Version of GPS
According to official sources, India's government is exploring several options, including reduced charges for air navigation services. The Indian government may soon announce incentives to air ... more
GPS NEWS

Existing navigation data can help pilots avoid turbulence
Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles' heel of modern-day aviation. The reports submitted by pilots, subjective and often very inaccurate, are the least expensive and the most frequently used me ... more
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Curiosity Finds Evidence of Mars Crust Contributing to Atmosphere

NASA develops satellite concept to exploit rideshare opportunities

Rosetta spacecraft headed for comet suicide crash

Rosetta measures production of water at comet over two years

Alice Ultraviolet Spectrograph Completes Rosetta Mission to Comet 67P

Rosetta's comet adventure in numbers

Farewell Rosetta: ESA Mission to Conclude on Comet's Surface

GPS NEWS

Raytheon gets $52 million Miniature Airborne GPS task order
Raytheon has received a $52 million U.S. Air Force task order to modernize the Miniature Airborne Global Positioning System receiver 2000, or MAGR-2K. ... more
GPS NEWS

Russia to Develop Unmanned Harvester Running on Glonass Navigation by 2018
Russia is set to develop unmanned agricultural machinery running on the Russian Glonass navigation system by 2018, Russian Izvestia newspaper reported Tuesday, citing the developer. According ... more
JAPAN PRESS NEWORK

Tire Pressure Management: A Life Saver
Car and truck drivers who spend long hours on the road know better than most about the importance of maintaining proper tire pressure; it actually saves lives. With an entire industry having quickly ... more
GPS NEWS

GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow
The University of Nottingham and Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA) are investigating how to prevent shipping Global Positioning Signals (GPS) being jammed in potential cyberattacks that may caus ... more
GPS NEWS

China's satnav industry grows 29 pct in 2015
The output value of China's satellite navigation and location-based service industry grew 29.2 percent year on year in 2015, with the country's self-developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System maki ... more

GPS NEWS

Twinkle, Twinkle, GPS
Go outside tonight and behold the stars - especially bright stars low on the horizon. They twinkle as irregularities in Earth's atmosphere pass by. Unseen to the human eye, the same thing happens to ... more
AFRICA NEWS

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Monitoring Hub in West Africa
NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have opened a new environmental monitoring program in West Africa that will enhance the role of space-based observations in the managem ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Is Japan at Risk of Losing the Drone War?

SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan Launch Vehicle

US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $395M Contract for two GPS 3 satellites

TeleCommunications Systems continues USMC satellite services

N. Korea soldier defects to S. Korea across border

Unmanned air and sea vehicles coordinate together

US-Philippines military alliance 'ironclad': Pentagon chief





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GPS NEWS

Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find

GPS NEWS

Raytheon hits next-generation GPS milestone

GPS NEWS

China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"

GPS NEWS

China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system

GPS NEWS

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020

SPACEMART

Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by Mithril

SPACEWAR

BAE Systems to assist Army with geospatial intelligence systems

GPS NEWS

China fostering independent industrial chain for BeiDou navigation system

GPS NEWS

China's homegrown navigation system to have 35-satellite constellation by 2020

GPS NEWS

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite

Raytheon achieves next-gen GPS milestones

Removal of dams in New England can help increase watershed resilience

Russian Glonass-M satellite reaches target orbit

General Dynamics contracted for Shadow Compass prototype

Arianespace continues the momentum for Europe's Galileo program on its latest Soyuz flight

China to launch 30 Beidou navigation satellites in next 5 years

Lockheed demos future evolution of its flexible GPS 3 satellite design

And yet it moves: 14 Galileo satellites now in orbit

Europe's sat-nav system launches fresh pair of satellites

Europe grows Galileo sat-nav system

Mission control ready for next Galileo pair

Russian Armed Forces Use Glonass Satellites for Aiming in Syria

Payload integration begins for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission with Galileo spacecraft

Russia's Glonass system to get 8 more satellites by end of 2017

Paper gets 'smart' with drawn-on, stenciled sensor tags

Galileo satellites fuelled for flight

Extreme rainfall doesn't always mean extreme erosion

New techniques make RFID tags 25 percent smaller

Operation of 'Indian GPS' will take some more time: ISRO

Satellites 11 and 12 join working Galileo fleet



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