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November 25, 2014
Intelligence agency shares unclassified data in fight against Ebola
Washington (UPI) Nov 25, 2014
A U.S. intelligence agency has launched a public website to provide unclassified geospatial intelligence data to aid in the battle against Ebola in Africa. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency site providing geospatial data on West African countries affected by the disease is open to non-governmental organizations, such as Doctors Without Borders, and the general public as well as to other governments. For Ebola support, NGA's Readiness, Response and Recovery Office is working wit ... read more
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Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet
A team of researchers from Caltech and the China Earthquake Administration has discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet, north of the eastern end of t ... more

New sites will boost European search and rescue
A trio of stations has taken shape on three islands at the far corners of our continent, ready to pick up distress calls via satellite from all across Europe and its surrounding waters. The ground n ... more

Subtle shifts in the Earth could forecast earthquakes, tsunamis
Earthquakes and tsunamis can be giant disasters no one sees coming, but now an international team of scientists led by a University of South Florida professor have found that subtle shifts in the ea ... more
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Did men evolve navigation skills to find mates?
A University of Utah study of two African tribes found evidence that men evolved better navigation ability than women because men with better spatial skills - the ability to mentally manipulate obje ... more


GPS satellites might be able to detect elusive dark matter
The everyday use of a GPS device might be to find your way around town or even navigate a hiking trail, but for two physicists, the Global Positioning System might be a tool in directly detecting an ... more
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Russia to place global navigation stations in China
Several ground bases of Russia's Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) will be deployed in China, a Russian company said on Tuesday. "We with our Chinese colleagues have already inspect ... more

Canada's LAV III vehicle upgrade to include enhanced surveillance suite
An enhanced surveillance suite is to be provided and installed on upgraded Canadian military LAV III armored vehicles by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China ships pay first post-Japan summit visit to disputed isles

Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Stealthy spy software snooping for years: Symantec

China Military Advance in South China Sea to Test US Outreach

Ukraine's NATO hopes still a long way off

Iran won't be brought to knees on nuclear issue: Khamenei

France delays warship delivery to Russia 'until further notice'


Telit Introduces Jupiter SL871-S GPS Module
Telit Wireless Solutions, a leading global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and services, today debuted the Jupiter SL871-S, designed for easy migration between a full-GNSS ... more

Atomic timekeeping, on the go
What time is it? The answer, no matter what your initial reference may be - a wristwatch, a smartphone, or an alarm clock - will always trace back to the atomic clock. The international stan ... more

Moving cameras talk to each other to identify, track pedestrians
It's not uncommon to see cameras mounted on store ceilings, propped up in public places or placed inside subways, buses and even on the dashboards of cars. Cameras record our world down to the ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Galileo satellite set for new orbit
ESA's fifth Galileo navigation satellite, one of two left in the wrong orbit this summer, will make a series of manoeuvres this month as a prelude to its health being confirmed. The aim is to ... more

A New Australian Spacecraft Begins Concept Testing
Project ThunderStruck is the brainchild of Australian aerospace entrepreneur Robert Brand. The craft, code-named ThunderStruck is a small winged spacecraft able to re-enter the atmosphere from orbit ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Underwater robot sheds new light on Antarctic sea ice

Boosts in crop productivity modifying NH carbon dioxide cycle

Grasshoppers signal slow recovery of post-agricultural woodlands

Avoiding ecosystem collapse

Wireless electronic implants stop staph, then dissolve

As CO2 acidifies oceans, scientists develop a way to measure impact

Ash clouds can cross Atlantic Ocean


Funding for Uber could push value past $30 bn: report
The popular car-sharing startup Uber could see its value top $30 billion after a new round of funding, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. ... more

Air Force orders more Griffin missiles from Raytheon
The U.S. Air Force has given Raytheon an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for supply of Griffin missiles and support services. ... more

New Paveway IV capability for upgraded Typhoon fighters
An upgraded Royal Air Force Typhoon jet fighter has demonstrated the ability to simultaneously drop multiple Paveway IV-equipped precision-guided bombs. ... more

KVH Receives Order for Military Navigation Systems
KVH Industries has announced that it has received a $4.3 million order for its TACNAV tactical navigation systems from a new customer who is a major defense contractor providing armored vehicles for ... more

Study shows tectonic plates not rigid, deform horizontally in cooling process
The puzzle pieces of tectonic plates that make up the outer layer of the earth are not rigid and don't fit together as nicely as we were taught in high school. A study published in the journal ... more

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Brazil Indians in race to save ancestral lands
Government foot-dragging has spurred a race by Brazil's Munduruku Indians to mark off their ancestral lands in the Amazon before they are wiped out by a planned hydroelectric complex. ... more

Drones over French nuclear plants: what's the risk?
French authorities have been left scratching their heads as unidentified drones zoom over nuclear plants across the country and while they pose no danger to the rock-solid structures, the mysterious phenomenon raises several concerns, experts say. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Researchers find way to turn sawdust into gasoline

North Dakota reviews oil train safety measures

Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance

China: successful commissioning of Taishan EPR reactors full-scope simulator

Iran Negotiations, OPEC Meeting Loom For Oil Markets

How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats

Single-atom layers that snap together like Lego


FY 15 launch schedule kicks off with GPS IIF-8 liftoff from 'The Cape'


A GPS from the chemistry set


Spotlighting the sun


Umbrella-shaped ultramarathon to support Hong Kong protests


No Galileo nav-sat launch for December - Arianespace


'Ambulance drone' prototype unveiled in Holland


Britain taps Raytheon, Thales for IFF upgrade study


Satellites for smart logging


Harris to provide geospatial products intelligence agency


Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

Global surge of big earthquakes and implications for Cascadia

'Twisted rope' clue to dangerous solar storms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

Galileo duo handed over in excellent shape

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

Tiny "Nanoflares" Might Heat the Sun's Corona

Sections Of San Andreas Fault In San Francisco Area Are Locked Up

Nimbus: NASA Remembers First Earth Observations

ISRO to Launch India's Third Navigation Satellite on October 16

Sri Lanka faces EU fish export ban

Inquiry reveals design stage shortcoming in Galileo navigation system

Russian Phone Operators Could Become GLONASS Shareholders

Rocket fuel freeze caused EU satellite mislaunch: probe

NMSU Physical Science Lab tests unmanned aircraft over active mine

New Marine Corps intel contract for Engility

Updated XyDial app offers greater optimization of solar energy

Ultrafast Internet opens up new possibilities: experts

ADS and Exelis To Provide ENVI Users Integrated Access to Imagery

London cabbies streets ahead with 'inner GPS': Nobel winner

US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

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