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July 28, 2016
AFRICA NEWS
NASA, USAID Open Environmental Monitoring Hub in West Africa
Niamey, Niger (SPX) Jul 19, 2016
NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have opened a new environmental monitoring program in West Africa that will enhance the role of space-based observations in the management of climate-sensitive issues facing the world today. SERVIR-West Africa, based in Niamey, Niger, is one of four NASA-USAID sponsored centers operating in developing regions of the world. This SERVIR center is the newest facility for a growing global community of scientists and decision-makers who are ... read more

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GPS NEWS

GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow
The University of Nottingham and Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA) are investigating how to prevent shipping Global Positioning Signals (GPS) being jammed in potential cyberattacks that may caus ... more
GPS NEWS

China's satnav industry grows 29 pct in 2015
The output value of China's satellite navigation and location-based service industry grew 29.2 percent year on year in 2015, with the country's self-developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System maki ... more
GPS NEWS

Twinkle, Twinkle, GPS
Go outside tonight and behold the stars - especially bright stars low on the horizon. They twinkle as irregularities in Earth's atmosphere pass by. Unseen to the human eye, the same thing happens to ... more
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Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find
Rats, men and cockroaches appear to have a similar GPS in their heads that allows them to navigate new surroundings, researchers at Case Western Reserve University report. The finding, published in ... more


GPS NEWS

Raytheon hits next-generation GPS milestone
Raytheon has achieved another test milestone in its development of the U.S. Air Force's next-generation Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control, or GPS OCX, system, the company announced Monday. ... more

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GPS NEWS

China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will provide continuous, stable and reliable open services to users "free of charge", said a government report on T ... more
GPS NEWS

China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system
China has been promoting international satellite navigation applications and will push forward the international development of China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), said a white paper i ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

Philippines lobbied ASEAN on sea row verdict: govt

The rise of commercial spaceports

Raytheon gets $130 million missile defense contract modification

U.S. Air National Guard fires Lockheed laser-guided training rounds for first time

Elbit Systems gets $30 million thermal imaging contract

Indian army receives three Dhanush howitzers

GPS NEWS

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020
The Chinese government on Thursday released a white paper elaborating on the development of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which has been independently developed and operated by China. ... more
SPACEMART

Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by Mithril
Spaceflight Industries has announced it has secured $18 million of Series B financing led by technology growth investor Mithril Capital Management of San Francisco, in a round that is expected to ra ... more
SPACEWAR

BAE Systems to assist Army with geospatial intelligence systems
BAE Systems is to assist in the development of next-generation geospatial intelligence capabilities for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. ... more
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GPS NEWS

China fostering independent industrial chain for BeiDou navigation system
China is establishing an industrial innovative system for its homegrown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and fostering "an independent BDS industrial chain", said a white paper issued on Thu ... more
GPS NEWS

China's homegrown navigation system to have 35-satellite constellation by 2020
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will cover the whole globe with a constellation of 35 satellites by 2020, said a government report on Thursday. ... more
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Ancient eye in the sky

Cataclysm at Meteor Crater: Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars

Chinese mega-telescope obtains data on 7 million stars

HawkEye 360 brings space-based radio frequency mapping and analytics to new applications

White dwarf lashes red dwarf with mystery ray

China to expand int'l astronauts exchange

GPS NEWS

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite
China launched a satellite to support its global navigation and positioning network at 11:30 p.m. Sunday. The satellite, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's ... more
GPS NEWS

Raytheon achieves next-gen GPS milestones
Raytheon has passed qualification and critical design review milestones in development of the Air Force's next-generation GPS OCX system, the company announced Thursday. ... more
WATER WORLD

Removal of dams in New England can help increase watershed resilience
Dam removal in New England is not only an important aspect of river restoration but it also provides an opportunity to enhance the magnitude and rate of river re-connection, and improve watershed re ... more
GPS NEWS

Russian Glonass-M satellite reaches target orbit
The Glonass-M navigation satellite, launched from Russia's Plesetsk space center atop a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, was brought to its target orbit by the Fregat upper stage, the Russian Defense Mini ... more

Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

Philippines lobbied ASEAN on sea row verdict: govt

The rise of commercial spaceports

Raytheon gets $130 million missile defense contract modification

U.S. Air National Guard fires Lockheed laser-guided training rounds for first time

Elbit Systems gets $30 million thermal imaging contract

Indian army receives three Dhanush howitzers





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