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December 07, 2012
Putin Urges CIS Countries to Join Glonass
Ashgabat (RIA Novosti) Dec 07, 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to join Glonass, Russia's global positioning system. "This system has the capability to provide considerable benefits in the economic sphere, since it reduces cargo transportation costs on all transportation systems, and it definitely increases the safety of all types of transportation," Putin said at a session of leaders of CIS member states. The CIS, a loose organization of former Soviet ... read more
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Third Boeing GPS IIF Begins Operation After Early Handover to USAF
A third Boeing GPS IIF satellite has completed on-orbit checkout and is now part of the active 31-satellite GPS constellation, providing improved performance for both military and civilian users. ... more

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Third Galileo satellite begins transmitting navigation signal
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Skybox Imaging Completes Significant Testing Milestone Preceding its First Satellite and Product Launch
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New radio telescope could save world billions
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 ... more

New test adds to scientists' understanding of Earth's history, resources
A new study co-authored by a University of Florida researcher provides the first direct chronological test of sequence stratigraphy, a powerful tool for exploring Earth's natural resources. Th ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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India test fires Advanced Air Defense missile

British PM David Cameron announces boost in defense spending

N. Korea warns South ahead of shelling anniversary

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Indonesia joining South Korea's fighter aircraft program


URI oceanography student uses crashing waves on shorelines to study Earth's interior
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Carnegie debuts revolutionary biosphere mapping capability at AGU
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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
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Iran claims US drone captured
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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
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NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15
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Australia unveils telescope to warn of solar flares
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Australia retires H-variant C-130 Hercules

F-35 Lightning II Program Surpasses 5,000 Flight Hours

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GM says China car sales on track for record 2012

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Raytheon awarded contract for Paveway
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