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September 21, 2014
United Launch Alliance Launches Its 60th Mission from Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral FL (SPX) Sep 19, 2014
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-41. "It is an honor to work with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company and all of our mission partners to launch this very important satellite," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs. "Today's launch marks ULA's 11th successful mission this year and the 88th successful mission since ULA was formed in De ... read more
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Sam Houston State study examines use of GIS in policing
Police agencies are using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for mapping crime, identifying crime "hot spots," assigning officers, and profiling offenders, but little research has been done about ... more

KVH Introduces Affordable Fiber Optic Gyro IMUs for Demanding Applications
KVH Industries has introduced the 1725 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and the 1775 IMU, advanced sensors designed to be integrated into the most demanding stabilization, pointing, and navigation ap ... more

GPS Industries Bolsters Golf Course Digital Content Program
GPS Industries (GPSI) - the world's leading provider of GPS tracking technology for low speed vehicles (LSV) used in more than 9.1 million rounds of golf annually across America - has established pa ... more
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Textron touts G-CLAW air-burst weapon
Textron's Guided Clean Area Weapon has successfully completed a live-fire demonstration at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. ... more


Western Sanctions Fail to Impede GLONASS Satellite Production
JSC Russian Space Systems (RSS) is continuing to produce equipment for GLONASS satellites, despite difficulties with shipments of foreign electronics, caused by the Western economic sanctions, RSS D ... more
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Seismic gap may be filled by an earthquake near Istanbul
When a segment of a major fault line goes quiet, it can mean one of two things: The "seismic gap" may simply be inactive - the result of two tectonic plates placidly gliding past each other - or the ... more

Exelis boasts of its GPS signal interference product
Exelis has announced improvements to its Signal Sentry 1000 product for detecting and source locating of interference to GPS signals. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran slams US as 'obsessed' with sanctions as talks resume

Ukraine says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

Space control Airmen ensure constant communication

Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors

Founding Day of Air and Missile Defense Command of Aerospace Defense Forces

Twin crises could shape Obama's twilight years in office

Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS


Thales to improve GPS satellite navigation system
Thales Alenia Space and the European Space Agency are seeking to improve the positioning signals delivered by the GPS satellite navigation system. ... more

Istanbul likely to experience major earthquake in the future
A significant section of the North Anatolian Fault - the seismic fault line that runs beneath the Sea of Marmara, off the coast of Turkey - has grown eerily quiet in recent years, scientists say. And that could mean one of two things. ... more

US Army Europe uses technology to conduct exercises with different nations
U.S. Army Europe uses its latest simulation technology to join two training exercises from different countries and allow commanders to view and control troop movements as though units from both exer ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Officials expand space-tracking website
Defense Department officials announced additions to its space situational awareness program's website. In a recent telephone interview with DOD News, Maj. Gen. David D. Thompso ... more

Lockheed Martin-Built gps IIR/IIR-M satellites reach 200 years of combined operational life
The U.S. Air Force's fleet of Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIR and IIR-M satellites, manufactured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], have reached 200 collective years of operational life. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New branch added to European family tree

Study finds Great Barrier Reef is an effective wave absorber

Coral growth rate plummets in 30-year comparison

Nature of war: Chimpanzees inherently violent

New research decodes virus-host interactions in ocean dead zones

Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs

Saltmarsh recovery looks good, falls short


New, Inexpensive Method for Understanding Earthquake Topography
Using high-resolution topography models not available in the past, geologists can greatly enrich their research. However, current methods of acquisition are costly and require trained personnel with ... more

Australia approves GPS project
The Australian government has approved a project to upgrade its military's global positioning system capability and its protection against jamming. ... more

Ride-sharing could cut cabs' road time by 30 percent
Cellphone apps that find users car rides in real time are exploding in popularity: The car-service company Uber was recently valued at $18 billion, and even as it faces legal wrangles, a number of c ... more

Too Early for Conclusions on Galileo Satellites Incident
Rushing to conclusions on the possible causes of the Galileo satellites incident before the end of the EU-Russian investigation is both too early and inappropriate, a Russian Rocket and Space Corpor ... more

NASA Probes Studying Earth's Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary
NASA's twin Van Allen Probes will celebrate on Saturday two years of studying the sun's influence on our planet and near-Earth space. The probes, shortly after launch in August 2012, discovered a th ... more


Russia's Foton-M Satellite Landing Scheduled for September 1
The landing of Russia's Foton-M biosatellite with geckos, fruit flies, silkworm eggs, mushrooms and seeds of higher plants on board is appointed for the Knowledge Day, September 1, in the Orenburg r ... more

Indian start-up launches shoes that show you the way
"Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Elusive quantum transformations found near absolute zero

Three's a charm: NIST detectors reveal entangled photon triplets

Making quantum dots glow brighter

UCI team is first to capture motion of single molecule in real time

Border stand-off overshadows China leader's India trip

Finnish Greens quit government in nuclear row

Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report


Galileo Satellites Incident Likely Result of Software Errors


Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly


NASA Captures Images of a Late Summer Flare


Galileo navigation satellites lose their way in space


Experts probe launch failure for EU's satnav project


Severe drought is causing the western US to rise


Arianespace serves the Galileo constellation


ESA and CNES experts ready for Galileo's first orbits


Humans to Mars a Principle of Space Exploration


New delay for launch of Europe navigation satellites

How fast you drive might reveal where you are going

Arianespace Soyuz ready to launch European GPS satellites

Twin Galileos meet, ready for Thursday's launch

Two new satellites for Europe's Galileo space network

The Future of CubeSats

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Fifth Successful Launch in Six Weeks

Canada's MDA receives radar antennas for satellite use

First operational Galileo GPS satellites integrated for Soyuz launch

ADS selected for UK Ministry of Justice electronic tagging program

Payload Integration Begins For Next Arianespace Soyuz Galileo Launch

Foreshock series controls earthquake rupture

NASA's Space Station Fix-It Demo for Satellites Gets Hardware for 2.0 Update

Monitoring Solar Activity with SDO

ATV completes final automated docking

Navy orders laser weapon for USMC testing

Galileo's initial two Full Operational Capability satellites are fueled for launch

ESA's cargo vessel ready for space delivery

United Launch Alliance Launches Two Rockets in Just Four Days

ALMA telescope sizes up Pluto's orbit

First Electric Vehicle Charging Station Opened For California's PCH

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