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November 01, 2012
GPS NEWS
Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite
Schriever AFB CO (SPX) Nov 01, 2012
The 2nd Space Operations Squadron accepted satellite control authority of its third Global Positioning System Block IIF satellite during a ceremony here Oct. 26. Following its launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Oct. 4, acquirers from the Space and Missile Systems Center and operators from the 50th and 310th Space Wings first performed a three-week check out of the spacecraft before placing it into a primary slot in the GPS constellation. Col. Bernard Gruber, GPS director at SMC, initiated the Oct. ... read more

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EARTH OBSERVATION

Sizing up biomass from space
The biomass stored in forests is thought to play a critical role in mitigating the catastrophic effects of global climate change. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Carbo ... more
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WATER WORLD

Navy Oceanographers Delve Deeper in Wave Data to Improve Forecasts
Around the globe, mariners and navies alike have long observed and included weather and sea states in navigational planning when plotting course or developing military strategy. And although forecas ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA Radar Penetrates Thick, Thin of Gulf Oil Spill
Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena have developed a method to use a specialized NASA 3-D imaging radar to characterize the oil in ... more
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GPS NEWS

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets
Telit Wireless Solutions has announced the introduction of the LE920 LTE module for European and North American OEM automotive and aftermarket segments. The new 920 form factor measures 34x40x2.8mm ... more
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GPS NEWS

China launches another satellite for independent navigation system
China successfully launched another satellite into space for its indigenous global navigation and positioning network at 11:33 p.m. Beijing Time Thursday, the launch center said. The satellite ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Satellite images tell tales of changing biodiversity
Analysis of texture differences in satellite images may be an effective way to monitor changes in vegetation, soil and water patterns over time, with potential implications for measuring biodiversit ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Study explains connection between Hawaii's dueling volcanoes
A new Rice University-led study finds that a deep connection about 50 miles underground can explain the enigmatic behavior of two of Earth's most notable volcanoes, Hawaii's Mauna Loa and Kilauea. T ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India welcomes Tillerson call for deeper ties to counter China

Fact or fiction? Doubts over China's 'rising nationalism'

USAF Space Command wargames concludes

NATO ill-prepared for a Russian attack: report

As Islamic State falls, has US missed bigger picture?

NATO states open counter-espionage hub in Poland

Is facial recognition the stuff of sci-fi? Not in China

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MILTECH

Northrop Grumman Employs FACE Standards to Bring Enhanced Avionics to the Warfighter
As the one-year anniversary of The Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Consortium's publication of the FACE Technical Standard approaches, Northrop Grumman continues to leverage ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Google adds terrain to Maps as default
Google has announced an upgrade to its Maps offering, with the default view featuring shading and color detail to convey terrain information. ... more
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FLOATING STEEL

Northrop Grumman Advanced Shipboard Electronic Systems to Enter Service on New Offshore Supply Vessels
Northrop Grumman has provided the advanced communication, sensor and navigation systems installed on the first of two new offshore support vessels (OSVs) being procured by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems ... more
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FARM NEWS

Combined pesticide exposure affects bumblebee colony success
Individual worker behaviour and colony success are both affected when bees are exposed to a combination of pesticides, according to research conducted by Dr Richard Gill and Dr Nigel Raine at Royal ... more
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TRADE WARS

US Navy to guard "freedom of navigation" in Asia
The captain of a US supercarrier said Thursday the US Navy's presence in Asia would help safeguard "freedom of navigation", amid China's claims to sovereignty over vast waters in the region. ... more
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GPS NEWS

Surrey Satellite Technology US Secures Contract for Space GPS Receivers
Today Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC ("Surrey") announced a contract for the batch production of its industry-leading SGR-10 Space GPS Receiver. Surrey also announced the selection of Aeroflex's ... more
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GPS NEWS

GreenRoad Announces World's First Smartphone Fleet Driver Performance Management Service
GreenRoad has announced the world's first smartphone-based driver performance solution for fleets. Encompassing several key technological and engineering breakthroughs, GreenRoad Smartphone Edition, ... more
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GPS NEWS

Runzheimer International Launches 2012 Total Employee Mobility Survey
Runzheimer International has opened its eighth annual Total Employee Mobility Benchmarking Survey to participants. The survey was developed by Runzheimer in 2005 to help organizations understand the ... more
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GPS NEWS

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to Develop Mobile Application for Parks
The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is developing a free mobile application to be used in Pittsburgh's parks. Funding is being provided by UPMC Health Plan and the app will be designed by the Pittsburg ... more
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GPS NEWS

Trimble Adds Boom Height Control to its Field-IQ Crop Input Control System
Trimble has introduced boom height control for self-propelled sprayers as the latest feature of its Field-IQ crop input control system. Farmers that use the Field-IQ solution with boom height contro ... more
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GPS NEWS

New INRIX Traffic App for Android Provides Relief from Soaring Gas Prices
As gas prices soar to record levels nationwide, INRIX, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, introduced a new INRIX Traffic app for Android that helps drivers ... more
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GPS NEWS

DeLorme Releases XMap 8.0 with Enhanced GIS, GPS Connectivity and Data Collection Tools
DeLorme, the innovation leader in professional mapping and navigation technology, disconnected GIS solutions, and personal satellite messaging, has announced the release of a significant upgrade to ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Rapid changes in the Earth's core: The magnetic field and gravity from a satellite perspective
Annual to decadal changes in the earth's magnetic field in a region that stretches from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean have a close relationship with variations of gravity in this area. From this ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

TerraSAR-X images Bonneville salt flats
Clouds, darkness, rain - the radar 'vision' of TerraSAR-X is unaffected by these conditions. Dark and light areas contrast clearly in this image, acquired by the German Aerospace Center's (Deutsches ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Landsat Science Team to Help Guide Next Landsat Mission
Landsat satellites have witnessed over four decades of changes on Earth. In advance of the next Landsat spacecraft launch, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in ... more
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FARM NEWS

Pesticides have knock-on effect for bees: study
Chronic exposure to pesticides has a bigger knock-on effect on bees than conventional probes suggest, according to a new study on Sunday touching on the mysterious collapse of bee colonies. ... more
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New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

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SHAKE AND BLOW

JPL Scientists Participate in ShakeOut Exercises
On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:18 a.m. PDT, more than 9.3 million Californians, including employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., "dropped, covered and held on" during the 5th ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Earth Observation Commercial Data Market Remains Strong Despite Slowdown in 2011
According to Euroconsult's latest research report Satellite-Based Earth Observation: Market Prospects to 2021,the market for commercial Earth observation (EO) data slowed significantly in 2011 with ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

$15M order for Harris tactical radios
An unidentified Latin American country has ordered public safety and tactical radios, plus accessories, in a $15 million deal with Harris Corp. ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Antarctic Rift Subject of International Attention
As NASA's Operation IceBridge resumed Antarctic science flights on Oct. 12, 2012, researchers worldwide had their eyes on Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, the site of a large rift measure ... more
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TECH SPACE

ESA deploys first orbital debris test radar in Spain
A new radar designed to test methods for finding orbital debris that can be hazardous to space navigation has been installed in Spain. The radar will be used to develop future debris warning service ... more
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GPS NEWS

NASA's WISE Colors in Unknowns on Jupiter Asteroids
Scientists using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, have uncovered new clues in the ongoing mystery of the Jovian Trojans - asteroids that orbit the sun on the same path ... more
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GPS NEWS

Indra Technology Supports Management And Control Of New Galileo Satellites
Indra technology supports the management and control of the two new Galileo satellites launched on 12 October. Under the technical supervision of the European Space Agency, the multinational has dev ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

AFSPC commander convenes AIB
Air Force Space Command commander General William Shelton has ordered an Accident Investigation Board (AIB) to investigate why a Delta IV RL-10B-2 upper stage engine did not perform as expected duri ... more
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