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August 01, 2015
United Launch Alliance Launches WGS-7
Cape Canaveral AFS FL (SPX) Jul 23, 2015
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket has launched the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 8:07 p.m. EDT July 23 from Space Launch Complex-37. This is ULA's seventh launch in 2015 and the second successful ULA launch in just eight days. The launch marks ULA's 98th successful one-at-a-time launch since the company was formed in December 2006. "Kudos to the Air Force and all of our mission partners on another successful launch and orbital ... read more
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ISRO is hoping its 'BIG' offering would gain popularity in the market
Indian space agency officials are hoping their BIG offering would soon benefit the masses and gain popularity in the market. "The BIG we refer to is actually an acronym for Bhuvan, Indian Regional N ... more

Russia develops national high-end navigation system
According to a press release from Russian Space Systems, the company has embarked on a new project: the creation of the National High-Precision Satellite Positioning system. Work is getting un ... more

Transporting remote blood samples with small drones
In a proof-of-concept study at Johns Hopkins, researchers have shown that results of common and routine blood tests are not affected by up to 40 minutes of travel via hobby-sized drones. The i ... more
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Washington, DC sinking fast, adding to threat of sea-level rise
New research confirms that the land under the Chesapeake Bay is sinking rapidly and projects that Washington, D.C., could drop by six or more inches in the next century--adding to the problems of se ... more


United Launch Alliance announces propulsion development program
United Launch Alliance (ULA), the nation's premier launch service provider, has announced the company will locate a propulsion testing and manufacturing operation in Pueblo, CO. ULA was formed in 20 ... more
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SMC goes "2-for-2" on weather delayed launch
Five o'clock in the "City of Angels" typically signals the end of a hard work day. It's a time when most Los Angeles metropolitan area commuters pile on to the freeways and Metrorail system, returni ... more

Drones may soon carry blood samples to the lab
Blood, like other biological samples, is fragile and vulnerable to contamination. It must be handled and transported with great care. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Latvia to buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from US

China, Russia to hold joint naval, air drills

Army tests improvements to M270A1 rocket launch system

UN nuclear watchdog chief to meet US senators over Iran deal

Insitu building more small UAVs for Navy, Marines

Iraqis vent rage at power shortages, 'corrupt' leaders

Some 260 PKK members killed in Turkey air strikes: report


China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival
China launched two new satellites into space Saturday, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System. ... more

Satellite time transfer method based on two-way common-view comparison
Time synchronization between ground and satellites is a key technology for satellite navigation system. With dual-channel satellite, a method called Two-Way Common-View (TWCV) satellite time transfe ... more

Key facts about Nepal's quake and the risk of sequels
Three months after a massive earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 8,800 people and destroying nearly 600,000 homes, aftershocks continue to jolt the Himalayan nation. ... more
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WTO strikes 'landmark' deal to cut tariffs on IT products
Major exporters of information technology on Friday agreed to cut global tariffs on more than 200 products, in the first such deal struck by the World Trade Organization in nearly two decades. ... more

Making Space Technology Cutting Edge AND Affordable
The current budgetary climate has forced a change in how the DoD handles space acquisition. As highlighted in this recent National Defense magazine article, programs in the past were often plagued b ... more
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Food tech startups raking in cash: survey

Zimbabwe seeks US hunter's extradition for killing lion

Island nations seek UN help combatting climate change

Philippines Haiyan rebuilding 'inadequate', says UN

California 'Rain Debt' Equal to Average Full Year of Precipitation

Transporting remote blood samples with small drones

Drought's legacy on trees is worth modeling


Satellites peer into rock 50 miles beneath Tibetan Plateau
Gravity data captured by satellite has allowed researchers to take a closer look at the geology deep beneath the Tibetan Plateau. The analysis, published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, of ... more

Hitchhiking robot begins journey across U.S.
Canada's first hitchhiking robot began its journey across the U.S. Friday and has already landed its first ride. ... more

Atlas V Launch Uses New Measurement Hardware
An Atlas V rocket has been successfully launched At Cape Canaveral, and all of its systems were monitored and recorded using brand new measurement hardware developed by DEWETRON. Measuring systems d ... more

After 85-year search, massless particle with promise for next-generation electronics found
An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered Weyl fermions, an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago. The particle could give rise to faster and more effici ... more

South Korea asks for new F-16 upgrade deal
A request from the Republic of Korea to the United States for upgrades to F-16 fighters has received State Department approval. ... more
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Drones and phones to tackle Indonesian holiday road chaos
From drones to smartphone apps, Indonesia is harnessing technology to tackle traffic chaos during the annual mass exodus before the Muslim Eid holiday, when the potholed roads of overpopulated Java become clogged with millions of slow-moving cars and crashes are frequent. ... more

Constant change
The fundamental constants that govern the laws of nature are being determined with increasing accuracy, according to a review paper published this week in Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference ... more
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Reproducible research for biofuels and biogas

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New Intecto Integrated PV Roof Tile From Romag

Sol-gel capacitor dielectric offers record-high energy storage

Ex-Fukushima execs to be charged over nuclear accident

First detection of lithium from an exploding star

Health fallout from Fukushima mainly mental: studies


Russia's GLONASS Proves More Than a Match for America's GPS


China's Beidou navigation system to track flights


Russia, Brazil to track space junk with GLONASS


Russian, Chinese Navigation Systems to Accommodate BRICS Members


Lockheed Martin set to advance RF sensors development


Russia's Lower House Passes Law on Roscosmos Space Corporation


Could This Become the First Mars Airplane


Russia, India Cooperate on Space Exploration, Glonass Satellite System


China's Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming


Global Positioning System: A Generation of Service to the World

Rocket Lab Announces World's First Commercial Launch Site

Russian Tu-160 and PAKDA Strategic Bombers to Use Star Power

Blind French hikers cross mountains with special GPS

Sentinel-2A completes critical first days in space

China's Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

Backward-moving glacier helps scientists explain glacial earthquakes

Glacial quakes may serve as indicators of glacier disruption

Jason-3 Satellite Arrives at California Launch Site

Magnetic complexity begins to untangle

GPS Industries Launches Troon Connectivity Program

Raytheon Demonstrates Advanced GPS OCX Capabilities

Humans' built-in GPS is our 3-D sense of smell

Baboons decide where to go together

Designer electronics out of the printer

Cars threaten world's most endangered feline

Russia Begins Mass Production of Glonass-K1 Navigation Satellites

Egypt orders AASM missiles from Sagem

First US deep space weather satellite reaches final orbit

We are entering a 'golden age' of animal tracking

China says Nepal quake moved Everest southwest

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