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February 06, 2016
GPS NEWS
United Launch Alliance launches GPS IIF-12 satellite for U.S. Air Force
Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Feb 5, 2016
United Launch Alliance launched the 12th and final satellite of the U.S. Air Force's GPS IIF-block, completing its first mission of 2016. The satellite was launched using an Atlas V rocket as part of an effort to increase the Global Positioning System's accuracy and reach for both military and civilian users. The satellite is designed to enhance signal strength and navigational assistance for U.S. military operators. "Congratulations to the ULA, Boeing and Air Force teams on the successf ... read more
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Thermal Vacuum Test Validates Lockheed Martin's GPS III Satellite Design
Engineers at Lockheed Martin recently proved their design for the world's most powerful Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite can operate in and withstand the harsh conditions it will experience ... more
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China to launch nearly 40 Beidou navigation satellites in five years
China plans to launch nearly 40 Beidou navigation satellites in the next five years to support its global navigation and positioning network, a spokesperson said Wednesday. By the end of 2018, ... more
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Harris Corporation to offer fully digital GPS III payload
Harris Corporation has announced that it will offer an all-digital navigation payload for GPS III Space Vehicles (SV) 11 and beyond. Harris' fully digital navigation payload will add value to the U. ... more
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Galileo signals covering more of the sky
Europe's ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have started broadcasting working navigation messages. These two satellites were launched together on 11 September last year. Once safely in orbit and the ... more


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China launches 21st Beidou navigation satellite
China put a new-generation satellite into orbit to support its global navigation and positioning network at 3:29 p.m. Monday. Launched from Xichang satellite launch center in the southwestern provin ... more

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Lockheed Martin's GPS III completes thermal vacuum testing
Lockheed Martin's Global Positioning System III satellite for the U.S. Air Force recently completed thermal vacuum testing to validate the design. ... more
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Chip enables navigation aids for the visually impaired
MIT researchers have developed a low-power chip for processing 3-D camera data that could help visually impaired people navigate their environments. The chip consumes only one-thousandth as much pow ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea says rocket launch early as Sunday

Pakistan wants as many Taliban groups as possible to join talks

Obama, Park press Beijing on N.Korea sanctions

SM-6 missile demonstrates capabilities

US calls on Russia to hold new nuke talks

$66M set aside by U.S. for military facilities in Philippines

Bulgaria authorises NATO to protect its airspace

CHIP TECH

Researchers develop hack-proof RFID chips
Researchers at MIT and Texas Instruments have developed a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack. If such chips were widely adopted, it could mea ... more
GPS NEWS

European Satellite Project Over Budget, 13 Years Late
The French Court of Auditors has found that the much-vaunted European Galileo and EGNOS satellite navigation program is three times over-budget and 13 years late in delivery, after a series of cost ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Russia to launch Resurs-P satellite on March 12
The launch of Russia's Resurs-P No. 3 remote sensing satellite has been scheduled for March 12, the Russian Space Systems (RSS) company said Wednesday. "In the current year, another four remot ... more
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ROBO SPACE

NASA counting on humanoid robots in deep space exploration
As humanity moves forward with space exploration, we should prepare for risky and extremely hazardous endeavors such as manned missions to Mars and asteroids. Having fully operational robotic help r ... more
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PSLV launches India's 5th navigation satellite
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C31 has launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1E, the fifth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR ... more
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United Launch Alliance launches GPS IIF-12 satellite for U.S. Air Force

Edgar Mitchell, astronaut who walked on Moon, dead at 85

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First locks released from LISA Pathfinder's cubes

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror Fully Assembled

Thermal Vacuum Test Validates Lockheed Martin's GPS III Satellite Design

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Burns for Jupiter

GPS NEWS

SMC releases RFP for GPS III Space Vehicles
The Space and Missile Systems Center released a solicitation Jan. 8, seeking proposals for the Global Positioning System's GPS III Space Vehicles 11+ Phase 1 Production Readiness Feasibility Assessm ... more
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Trimble to provide GPS survey systems for U.S. Marines
The U.S. Navy selected Trimble to supply its GPS Survey systems to the U.S. Marines to be used for topographic missions. ... more
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GPS vultures swoop down on illegal dumps in Peru
The lowly vulture is a dirty scavenger to many, but Peruvian environmental authorities have recast the birds as superheroes and outfitted them with high-tech gear in a bid to crack down on illegal garbage dumps. ... more
FARM NEWS

Fewer than 1 in 25 Seattleites can really eat locally
How many of Seattle's residents could live off food grown in their city? If abundant P-Patches and backyard gardens teeming with kale come to mind, you're like many residents who assume urban ... more
SPACEWAR

IHS, Airbus D/S team for intel sector products
IHS Aerospace, Defense & Security, an open source intelligence analysis company, has partnered with Airbus Defense and Space to provide satellite intelligence gathering and analysis. ... more

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Northrop Grumman to support U.S. Air Force GPS modernization
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System modernization. ... more
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Europe's first decade of navigation satellites
Ten years ago today saw the launch of Europe's very first navigation satellite. A decade of hard work later, more than a third of the Galileo constellation has followed it into orbit and a ground ne ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea says rocket launch early as Sunday

Pakistan wants as many Taliban groups as possible to join talks

Obama, Park press Beijing on N.Korea sanctions

SM-6 missile demonstrates capabilities

US calls on Russia to hold new nuke talks

$66M set aside by U.S. for military facilities in Philippines

Bulgaria authorises NATO to protect its airspace



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Indra will deploy navigation aid systems in 20 Chinese airports

GPS NEWS

China builds ground service center for satnav system

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia, China Sign Range of Space Industry Agreements

GPS NEWS

Galileo's dozen: 12 satellites now in orbit

GPS NEWS

Europe adds two more satellites to Galileo sat-nav system

GPS NEWS

Soyuz in the zone Dec 17 Galileo GPS launch

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Russia, China develop navigation system draft for SCO, BRICS

GPS NEWS

Russia, China to Finalize Satellite Navigation Chip Set Deal by Year-End

GPS NEWS

Europe readies for satellite launch, moves closer to own satnav

TECH SPACE

Digital Globe to use Raytheon's Constellation Scheduling System

Next 2 Galileo satellites get their "boost" for upcoming Soyuz launch

Boundless raises more than $5M in Series B Funding Round

US Air Force General Blasts Raytheon's 'Disaster' GPS Control System

Russian Defense Ministry Conducts Final GLONASS Tests- Developer

NREL estimates economically viable US renewable generation

Pentagon to re-examine Air Force GPS OCX program

Russia loses advanced military satellite after launch

India's GPS system will have better accuracy says ISRO

Kongsberg third-generation HiPAP enhances acoustic positioning


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