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March 04, 2015
Old-economy sectors are now tech, too: US study
Washington (AFP) March 2, 2015
Forget about old economy and new economy. Everything is now part of the tech economy, a prominent US research panel said Monday. New technologies ranging from cloud computing to data analytics are transforming virtually all industries, including old-economy sectors like manufacturing, said the report by the National Academy of Engineering. Manufacturing can no longer be considered separate from the system of technological innovation used in new economy sectors, said the report by the NAE, part o ... read more
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India to Launch Fourth Navigation Satellite for Communications Security
India will launch the fourth of seven satellites in its navigation system in a move to join the ranks of space-faring nations, a senior official in the Indian Space Agency said on Monday. The ... more

India to launch fourth navigation satellite March 9
India will move closer to its own satellite navigation system with the launch of its fourth satellite tentatively slated for March 9, a senior official of the Indian space agency said on Monday. ... more

Study of Atmospheric 'Froth' May Help GPS Communications
When you don't know how to get to an unfamiliar place, you probably rely on a smart phone or other device with a Global Positioning System (GPS) module for guidance. You may not realize that, especi ... more
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MMS ready for launch to study Earth's magnetic environment
Final preparations are underway for the launch of NASA's quartet of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft, which constitute the first space mission dedicated to the study of magnetic reconnecti ... more


Indian company to produce Sagem navigational system
Hindustan Aeronautics is to manufacture and maintain high-performance navigation systems in India under a technology transfer agreement with Sagem of France. ... more
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Calling on satellites in alpine rescues
Emergency services rescued 1780 people in the Austrian Alps last year. They can now count on satellites to access maps, send messages, give warnings and stay in contact. TeleConsult Austria, with th ... more

Tehran keeps tighter leash on strays with GPS collars
Some dogs wandering the streets of Iran's capital may be strays but authorities plan to ensure they are never truly lost by fitting them out with GPS, media reported Friday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Top US military officer backs arming Ukraine

N.Korea warns can conduct 'strike' on US, denies rights violations

Iran's role in Iraq could be positive: US general

U.S. weather satellite explodes into 43 pieces

Boeing: First All-Electric Propulsion Satellites Send First On-Orbit Signals

China raps Obama over spying after anti-terror law row

Predator B drone being offered to Spain


DSCOVR: Mission Success for Moog Engines Over a Decade Later
Moog Space and Defense Group supported NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite that launched today from Cape Canaveral, F.L., atop a Falcon 9 launch vehicle. DSCOVR is a partn ... more

Why Did Russian Cosmonauts Carry Shotguns and Machetes in Space?
The popular myth about Russian spacemen traveling to space geared with weapons is actually true and the question why they did that is finally revealed. Russian cosmonauts carried a convertible shotg ... more

China, Russia strengthen satellite navigation cooperation
China and Russia strengthened cooperation in satellite navigation by holding the first meeting of the China-Russia Cooperation Program Committee on Satellite Navigation on Tuesday. The meeting ... more
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Russia, China Discuss Technological Compatibility of Satellite Systems
Russia and China are discussing the compatibility of their satellite navigation systems, Glonass and BeiDou, Glonass' Vice-President of Strategic Development Evgeniy Belyanko told Sputnik China on W ... more

Reality is distorted in brain's maps
The brain's GPS would be worthless if it simply contained maps of our surroundings that were not aligned to the real world. But we now know how this is done. The way that the brain's internal ... more
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Munching bugs thwart eager trees, reducing the carbon sink

The hidden burden of dengue fever in West Africa

Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

Predicting human crowds with statistical physics

Parasite provides clues to evolution of plant diseases

Combined Arctic ice observations show decades of loss

Neurons controlling appetite made from skin cells


Parenting tech keeps tabs on children
American parents may not have the resources of the National Security Agency, but it's not that hard for them to snoop on their smartphone-addicted kids. ... more

World thunderstorm 'map' key to assessing climate change
The Doomsday Clock, which measures the likelihood of global catastrophe, last week ticked a minute closer to "midnight"--- the apocalypse. The symbolic clock was set to 11:57 by a board of atomic sc ... more

LRASM Prototype is Three-for-Three on Successful Flight Tests
Initiated in 2009 in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, DARPA's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program has been investing in advanced technologies to provide a leap ahead in ... more

Squad X Core Technologies Seeks to Bring Technological Advances to the Infantry Squad
Warfighters in aircraft, on ships and in ground vehicles have benefited tremendously from technological advances in recent decades, with advanced capabilities ranging from real-time situational awar ... more

Engility to support development of automated aerial refueling technologies
Engility Holdings has won a re-compete task order from the U.S. Navy for technical services support to the Naval Air Warfare Center. ... more

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New navigation, optronics for French carrier
New optronic and navigation equipment from Sagem is to be installed on the French Navy's aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle. ... more

India Interested in Russia's Glonass Satellite Navigation System
Indian partners have expressed interest in Russia's Glonass satellite navigation systems, a spokesperson for Glonass Union said Thursday. "At the moment, India is actively developing the marke ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
South Korea, Saudi Arabia to Pen Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

Testing at NREL aids solar power in Hawaii

NREL takes first in-depth look at solar project completion timelines

Study Involving UT Nuclear Engineer Could Change Nuclear Fuel

New material to produce clean energy

The taming of magnetic vortices

NREL refines method to convert lignin to nylon precursor


DigitalGlobe's Geospatial Big Data Platform Enabling New Commercial Solutions


DARPA eyes technologies for dismounted soldiers


Latest Galileo satellites reach launch site


PLA drill applies China's own GPS


Iran launches fourth satellite into orbit


Q&A on NOAA's DSCOVR Mission


Fajr satellite serves no military purpose


Spire unveils nanosatellite to make weather predictable to navigate


Russian Satellites Prohibited for Emergency 911 Calls in US


BAE Systems tapped to train intel agency analysts

US Senator says GPS often fails to track emergency calls

Chinese company limits US drone use after White House crash

NASA Engineer Advances New Daytime Star Tracker

Iceland rises as its glaciers melt from climate change

Europe to resume satnav launches in March: Arianespace

911 Assc says lobbyist behind tactics to derail GLONASS

Congressman claims relying on GLONASS jeopardizes US lives

Prototype weapons launcher fitted onto B-52 bomber

These jellyfish aren't just drifters

US Emergency Services to Depend On Russian Satellites?

Advocates pressure US Congress to let small drones fly

USAF orders addditional Boeing rescue radios

European Space Agency to Launch Six Navigation Satellites in 2015

Ricoh intros super day/night digital binocular

Turtles use unique magnetic compass to find birth beach

Meltwater on Greenland's ice sheet contributes to rising sea levels

Company offers aerial imagery services to solar operators

Hunting bats rely on 'bag of chips effect'

W3C and OGC to Collaborate to Integrate Spatial Data on the Web

DigitalGlobe products used in fight against Ebola

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