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October 01, 2014
India's Tata Power licensed to produce Honeywell navigation system
New Delhi (UPI) Sep 30, 2014
Honeywell Aerospace's Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator system is to be produced in India by Tata Power through a licensing agreement. The TALIN system to be produced by Tata's Strategic Engineering Division provides precise navigation even where GPS satellite guidance is not available. The system will be used by India's military. "Our strategic agreement with Honeywell supports Tata Power's SED commitment to the 'Make in India' initiative - a priority for India's new Gov ... read more
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US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions
In a meeting Tuesday in Toronto, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed two documents to launch a NASA-ISRO satelli ... more

China to improve earth observation service
China will promote the application of satellite earth observation technologies to better serve the economy, officials and experts said. China has already built a network of satellites and othe ... more

Beidou sat nav sees increasing civil use
China's Beidou navigation satellite system is being more frequently applied in the country's civil projects, authorities said at an expo in northeast China on Monday. In Shenyang, capital of L ... more
GPS News from GPS


SSTL demonstrates new ocean winds and waves measuring method
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has successfully demonstrated an innovative method of measuring winds and waves from space, using GNSS Reflectometry. This paves the way for a cost effective s ... more


New RFID technology helps robots find household objects
Mobile robots could be much more useful in homes, if they could locate people, places and objects. Today's robots usually see the world with cameras and lasers, which have difficulty reliably recogn ... more
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Russia launches Proton-M rocket after accident
Russia on Sunday successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a satellite into orbit in the first such launch since one of the rockets fell back to Earth soon after liftoff in May. The Pro ... more

Seeing Through the Fog (and Dust and Snow) of War
Degraded visibility-which encompasses diverse environmental conditions including severe weather, dust kicked up during takeoff and landing and poor visual contrast among different parts of terrain-o ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
UAE asks U.S. for $900M rocket artillery deal

'Terror backers' can't defeat jihadists: Syria's Assad

Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Japan envoy invited to N. Korea over Cold War kidnappings: Abe

Body cameras join cops on the beat in US

Iran rejects Israel PM accusations on nuclear threat

Modi makes White House debut


Whistleblower phone app seeks to outsmart corruption
Douglas Buule, a teacher at Kiwenda primary, a government school outside Uganda's capital Kampala, has a recurring problem. ... more

Fury glide bomb dropped from Shadow UAS
Small precision glide bombs have been successfully dropped from a small unmanned aircraft system at the Army's Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. ... more

CME Week: The Difference Between Flares and CMEs
There are many kinds of eruptions on the sun. Solar flares and coronal mass ejections both involve gigantic explosions of energy, but are otherwise quite different. The two phenomena do sometimes oc ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


U.S. Littoral Combat Ship tests Norwegian-made missile
The Naval Strike Missile from Norway's Kongsberg Defense Systems has been launched from a U.S. Navy warship in a demonstration of the missile's capability. ... more

Reducing traffic congestion with wireless system
by Larry Hardesty for MIT News Office At the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress last week, MIT researchers received one of the best-paper awards for a new system, dubbed RoadRunner, ... more
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Russia Unable To Reject Foreign Parts in GLONASS Satellites
Refusing "everything foreign" in the production of GLONASS navigation satellites is not possible yet, Russian Space Systems Deputy Director Grigory Stupak said at the International School on Satelli ... more

Talks Over GLONASS Station Locations in US on Hold
Russia is not willing to initiate talks over locations of GLONASS monitoring stations in the United States, Russian Space Systems deputy director General Grigory Stupak said during the fourth Intern ... more

United Launch Alliance Launches Its 60th Mission from Cape Canaveral
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 wor ... more

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

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


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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Thales to improve GPS satellite navigation system


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US Army Europe uses technology to conduct exercises with different nations


Officials expand space-tracking website


Lockheed Martin-Built gps IIR/IIR-M satellites reach 200 years of combined operational life


New, Inexpensive Method for Understanding Earthquake Topography


Australia approves GPS project

Ride-sharing could cut cabs' road time by 30 percent

Too Early for Conclusions on Galileo Satellites Incident

NASA Probes Studying Earth's Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary

Russia's Foton-M Satellite Landing Scheduled for September 1

Indian start-up launches shoes that show you the way

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

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Arianespace serves the Galileo constellation

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Humans to Mars a Principle of Space Exploration

New delay for launch of Europe navigation satellites

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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

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