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December 05, 2012
SOLAR SCIENCE
New radio telescope could save world billions
Perth, Australia (SPX) Dec 05, 2012
A small pocket of Western Australia's remote outback is set to become the eye on the sky and could potentially save the world billions of dollars. The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope, unveiled Friday 30 November, will give the world a dramatically improved view of the Sun and provide early warning to prevent damage to communication satellites, electric power grids and GPS navigation systems. The $51 million low-frequency radio telescope will be able to detect and monitor massive so ... read more
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GPS NEWS

Retired GIOVE-A satellite helps SSTL demonstrate first High Altitude GPS navigation fix
An experimental GPS receiver, built by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), has successfully achieved a GPS position fix at 23,300km altitude - the first position fix above the GPS constellat ... more
SOLAR SCIENCE

Australia unveils telescope to warn of solar flares
Australia has unveiled a new radio telescope in the remote outback that will give the world a vastly improved view of the sun and much faster warnings on massive solar storms. ... more
UAV NEWS

Iran claims US drone captured
Iran said on Tuesday it captured a small US drone that penetrated its airspace over Gulf waters, but the White House and the US Navy in the region denied the report. ... more
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MILTECH

Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for land systems
Raytheon UK has been awarded a significant contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for delivery of a new GPS Anti-Jam Antenna System. The contract is for an undisclosed number of advanced syste ... more


EARTH OBSERVATION

GOES-R Satellite Program Undergoes Successful Review
The GOES-R Series Program, which is leading the effort to replace and upgrade NOAA's existing fleet of geostationary satellites that track severe weather across the United States, received a favorab ... more
The Year In Space
EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's TRMM Satellite Confirms 2010 Landslides
A NASA study using TRMM satellite data revealed that the year 2010 was a particularly bad year for landslides around the world. A recent NASA study published in the October issue of the Journal of H ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Tracking Pollution from Outer Space
The thickest layers of global smog - caused by traffic, industry, and natural minerals, among other factors - are found over the world's megacities. But getting an accurate measurement of pollution ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
AF satellites to contribute to space neighborhood watch

China conducts land-based missile interception test

Lockheed Martin Selected For USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

USAF will provide assured access to space

Russia delivering weapons to Iraq: report

Russia firing across border on Ukraine troops: US

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15
When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) was launched on Nov. 27, 1997, and ... more
GPS NEWS

GTX Gets Approval For Custom Two-Way GPS Tracking Devices On Planes
GTX Corp has announced the approval of a custom designed GPS tracking device for use on AirNet and Cargolux. The custom configured device will be made available as an add-on service exclusively to c ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon awarded contract for Paveway
Raytheon has been awarded a $422 million contract for its combat-proven Paveway II family of precision-guided munitions. The company was awarded the direct commercial sale from an international cust ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

TerraSAR-X image of the month - the Santorini volcano expands
Glasses are rattling on the shelves and the ground is rumbling - since January 2011 the earth under the Santorini volcano has been stirring. Most of the time, it is barely noticeable, but ever ... more
FLOATING STEEL

Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation Systems for Indian Coast Guard Vessels
Northrop Grumman will supply advanced shipboard navigation systems for 20 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. The fast patrol vessels will be built at Cochi Shipyard Ltd., India. U ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Water, water - not everywhere: Mapping water trends for African maize

The microbes make the sake brewery

Leaf-mining insects destroyed with the dinosaurs, others quickly appeared

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production

More than glitter

New perspective on agricultural plastic, debris burning, and air quality

The geography of the global electronic waste e-waste burden

EARTH OBSERVATION

China successfully launches remote sensing satellite
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center confirmed that China successfully launched the Yaogan XVI remote-sensing satellite into space at 12:06 a.m. Sunday. The satellite, launched from the center ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Satellites used to track global smog level
Israeli researchers say using a trio of NASA satellites has allowed them to measure levels of air pollution over the world's largest cities. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Apple sacks exec in maps fiasco: report
Apple has ousted the executive who oversaw the mobile maps program which was a spectacular flop, a report said Tuesday. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Major breakthrough in deciphering bread wheat's genetic code

Corn: Many active genes - high yield

A digital portrait for grapes indicates their ripeness


EARTH OBSERVATION
Ames Laboratory scientists develop indium-free organic light-emitting diodes

Research discovery could revolutionise semiconductor manufacture

Engineers pave the way towards 3D printing of personal electronics


EARTH OBSERVATION
Four injured in China fighter jet crash: reports

Sandy adds to global air traffic gloom: IATA

India to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia


EARTH OBSERVATION
Volvo eyes 'no-death' goal in its new cars by 2020

Russia demands answers after 190 km traffic jam

Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

GPS NEWS

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to boost the performance of more than 600 specialist vehicles used for waste management, street cleaning and highway maintenance with an innovative tracki ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

China successfully launches remote sensing satellite
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center confirmed that China successfully launched the Yaogan XVI remote-sensing satellite into space at 12:06 a.m. Sunday. The satellite, launched from the center ... more
TECH SPACE

Indian inventor wins cash to develop Braille phone
A 29-year-old Indian inventor on Tuesday won $50,000 to help him make a new low-cost mobile phone for the blind that uses a Braille display. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed
The U.S. Air Force says an investigation into engine trouble during a recent Delta rocket launch will delay the launch of its X-37B mini-shuttle. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Boosting the Force of Empty Space

Fukushima Accident Underscores Need to Act on Nuclear Plant Hazards

SPN Partners With Komeri For 12MW Solar System Atop 14 Facilities

'Comb on a chip' powers new NIST/Caltech atomic clock design

Unleashing the power of quantum dot triplets

Organic zeolites

The birth of topological spintronics

GPS NEWS

Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior

GPS NEWS

US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program

EARTH OBSERVATION

What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape

VSAT NEWS

Spatial Energy Becomes First Astrium Services OilGas Global Reseller

EARTH OBSERVATION

How many Russian Earth observation satellites will be in orbit by 2015?

GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

EARTH OBSERVATION

China launches third environment monitoring satellite

GPS NEWS

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal

EARTH OBSERVATION

What Goes Down Must Come Back Up

EARTH OBSERVATION

A SPOT 6 Success Story

New ancient shark species gives insight into origin of great white

Mobile GPS Tracking capability on JCB ruggedized mobile phones

GOCE's second mission improving gravity map

Satrec Initiative Announces Agreement with Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Europe juggles ambitions, constraints in talks on space

Astrium's GRAIN service shows US corn yields are lower than expected

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF

Navy Oceanographers Delve Deeper in Wave Data to Improve Forecasts

Brazil airline opts for Rockwell Collins

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Surveying Earth's interior with atomic clocks

Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Russian satellite system official sacked

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Storms, Ozone, Vegetation and More: NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP Satellite Returns First Year of Data

Field geologists going digital

NASA's SPoRT Team Tracks Hurricane Sandy

Guided mortar rounds fired from small UAV

Asia's fishermen caught in escalating sea tensions

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