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February 12, 2016
GPS NEWS
Russia Developing Glonass Satellite And Latest Bird Launched
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (Sputnik) Feb 09, 2016
Russia is working on new generation spacecraft for the Glonass system, according to the country's deputy prime minister. Russia continues to develop new generation spacecraft for its Glonass global positioning system, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Sunday. "Work continues on creating and testing new generation spacecraft, which will allow to significantly increase the [Glonass] system's accuracy characteristics by 2020," Rogozin posted on his official Twitter account. Rogo ... read 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
GPS NEWS

45th SW supports Air Force GPS IIF-12 launch aboard an Atlas V
The 45th Space Wing supported the U.S. Air Force's twelfth launch of a Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V from Space Launch Complex 41 here ... more
GPS NEWS

United Launch Alliance launches GPS IIF-12 satellite for U.S. Air Force
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. ... 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


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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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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

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. Air Force defers 45 F-35s from budget plan

Worldwide F-35 fleet exceeds 50,000 flight hours

SpaceX to carry military payloads as US phases out Russian rocket engines

AMEC receives contract to support Aegis Ashore in Poland

US, allies target N. Korea finances after rocket test

S. Korean firms begin pull-out from industrial park in North

Russia, Belarus agree on sale of Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters

GPS NEWS

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
GPS NEWS

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
GPS NEWS

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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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
GPS NEWS

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
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
GPS NEWS

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

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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. Air Force defers 45 F-35s from budget plan

Worldwide F-35 fleet exceeds 50,000 flight hours

SpaceX to carry military payloads as US phases out Russian rocket engines

AMEC receives contract to support Aegis Ashore in Poland

US, allies target N. Korea finances after rocket test

S. Korean firms begin pull-out from industrial park in North

Russia, Belarus agree on sale of Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters



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Northrop Grumman to support U.S. Air Force GPS modernization

GPS NEWS

Europe's first decade of navigation satellites

GPS NEWS

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

GPS NEWS

Russia, China develop navigation system draft for SCO, BRICS

GPS NEWS

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

Europe readies for satellite launch, moves closer to own satnav

Digital Globe to use Raytheon's Constellation Scheduling System

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


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