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November 20, 2012
How many Russian Earth observation satellites will be in orbit by 2015?
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Nov 20, 2012
The launch of the Resurs-P spacecraft was postponed till the first quarter of 2013. This remote sensing satellite was to replace the Resurs-DK Number 1 spacecraft launched in 2006, which has already gone beyond its warranty period. Roskosmos plans to restore the group of remote sensing satellites by 2015-17, but apparently new spacecraft launch dates continue to be postponed. The press-service of the Federal Space Agency informs that the launch of the Resurs-P remote sensing satellite will be post ... read more
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Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed thermal vacuum testing for the Navigation Payload Element (NPE) of the ... more

China launches third environment monitoring satellite
China on Monday sent the third satellite in its "Environment I" family into the sky, sharpening its abilities in environmental monitoring and disaster forecasting. The launch marks the complet ... more

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal
Russia's Federal Space Agency has initiated the dismissal of Yuri Urlichich, who headed a Glonass project contractor, the space agency's head Vladimir Popovkin said on Monday. Urlichich lost his pos ... more
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What Goes Down Must Come Back Up
For most of the past two decades, the NASA and European Topex/Poseidon, Jason-1 and Jason-2 satellites have tracked the gradual rise of the world's ocean in response to global warming. In August 201 ... more


Mobile GPS Tracking capability on JCB ruggedized mobile phones
Vismo GPS tracking installed on the JCB Toughphone Pro-Smart is ideal for organisations operating in harsh, inhospitable, high risk areas of the World. Aimed at the Oil and Exploration market and th ... more
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Europe juggles ambitions, constraints in talks on space
Europe faces key decisions this week about its role in space, pondering plans for a new rocket and its involvement in the International Space Station at a time of money crunch. ... more

GOCE's second mission improving gravity map
ESA's GOCE gravity satellite has already delivered the most accurate gravity map of Earth, but its orbit is now being lowered in order to obtain even better results. The Gravity field and stea ... more
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Two more Japanese detained for spying in China

'Fiercest clashes' as Syria regime advances with Russian support

ULA launches spysat for NRO

Russian Defense Ministry Receives New Early Warning Network Satellites

US Spends $1Bln Annually Protecting Vulnerable Space-Based Assets

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Astrium's GRAIN service shows US corn yields are lower than expected
Astrium estimates 2012 U.S. corn yield at 116.0 bushels per acre which is at the lower end of current industry expectations. This forecast announced during Global Grain Geneva 2012, the world's prem ... more

Satrec Initiative Announces Agreement with Korea Aerospace Research Institute
Satrec Initiative, a leading solution provider for Earth observation missions, announced an agreement with Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) for "Worldwide Marketing and Sales Representative ... more

New ancient shark species gives insight into origin of great white
The great white shark is one of the largest living predatory animals and a magnet for media sensationalism, yet its evolutionary history is as misunderstood as its role as a menace. Originally ... more
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What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape
A new surveying technique developed at The University of Nottingham is giving geologists their first detailed picture of how ground movement associated with historical mining is changing the face of ... more

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF
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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

Brazil airline opts for Rockwell Collins
Latin America's largest low-cost airline GOL has opted for Rockwell Collins' advanced avionics for its brand-new fleet of 20 Boeing 737NG aircraft. ... more

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments
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Intel to seek new CEO, Otellini to retire in May

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China's home-grown plane rises to the challenge

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Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack
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Russian satellite system official sacked
Russia's defense industry housecleaning continued over the weekend when satellite navigation system designer Yuri Urlichich was sacked from his job. ... more

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia on Tuesday announced plans to buy a California firm specializing in rendering the real-world in 3D as it beefed up mapping services for smartphone lifestyles. ... more
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NASA Radar Penetrates Thick, Thin of Gulf Oil Spill

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China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

Satellite images tell tales of changing biodiversity

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