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December 20, 2012
Boeing Delivers 2 Nanosatellites to US Air Force
Huntington Beach, CA (SPX) Dec 19, 2012
Boeing has delivered two Space Environmental NanoSat Experiment (SENSE) satellites to the U.S. Air Force that will help assess the value of small satellites in military space operations. Weighing less than 9 pounds (4 kilograms) each and measuring 30 x 10 x 10 centimeters in size, the nanosats are scheduled to launch on the ORS-3 mission in the summer of 2013 and shortly after will begin collecting and transmitting weather data. Each nanosat contains a sensor and GPS receiver to gather data ... read more
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China launches Turkish EO satellite
China early Wednesday "successfully" launched a Turkish earth observation satellite into orbit aboard a Chinese rocket, according to state media, hailed in Turkey as a "historic moment". ... more

Spatial FOG Released
Advanced Navigation and KVH Industries have announced their new Spatial FOG GNSS/INS. Spatial FOG is a ruggedized GNSS aided inertial navigation system and AHRS that provides accurate position, velo ... more

KAIST announced a major breakthrough in indoor positioning research
Cell phones are getting ever smarter today, savvy enough to tell you where to go and what to buy in shopping centers or department stores. Although still in nascent stages, indoor positioning and na ... more
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Brazil invests in rocket technology
Brazil is pursuing a multimillion-dollar program to revive and modernize its precision strike technologies with the aim of developing rockets and missiles both for domestic military use and exports. ... more


Google Maps driving Apple iOS upgrades
The return of Google Maps to the iPhone has seen a sharp increase in people upgrading to Apple's iOS operating system, a mobile ad network has reported. ... more
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Insurance Industry Paying Increasing Attention to Climate Change
The insurance industry, the world's largest business with $4.6 trillion in revenues, is making larger efforts to manage climate change-related risks, according to a new study published in the journa ... more

Wildfires Light Up Western Australia
Careful observers of the new "Black Marble" images of Earth at night released this week by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have noticed bright areas in the western part ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Poland wants NATO-Russia deal scrapped: minister

Under junta rule, Thailand pivots towards China

Reality check for Putin after Turkey shoots down plane

Chinese, Lao leaders mark successful launch of communication satellite

US Engine Dilemma: No Space Without Moscow

Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite

China's scientific satellites to enter uncharted territory


Apocalypse... but not as we know it
The End Of The World As We Know It - TEOTWAWKI - is littered with predictions that didn't quite pan out. ... more

Environmental satellite produces first photo of Earth
China's first synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite for environmental monitoring has produced its first "clear, coherent and informative" image of Earth, authorities said Monday. The satell ... more

Researchers use SUASs to reproduce the flight paths of birds
A study by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has used small unmanned aerial systems (SUASs) to reproduce the flight paths of birds of prey and get environmental information of their hunti ... more
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Insurance industry paying increasing attention to climate change
The insurance industry, the world's largest business with $4.6 trillion in revenues, is making larger efforts to manage climate change-related risks, according to a new study published in the journa ... more

Shadows on ice: Proba-1 images Concordia south polar base
ESA's Earth-observing microsatellite Proba-1 has glimpsed one of the loneliest places on Earth - Concordia research base in the heart of Antarctica. This image was acquired by the High-Resolution Ca ... more
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River turbines turn Austria's Danube from blue to green

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2 dead in Aust bushfire; Peru shakes; Pacific Sandra strengthens

Peatland Code could save more than 200 million tons of carbon dioxide

Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

France to deploy 11,000 police for climate summit


Google Maps returns to iPhone after Apple fiasco
Google Maps returned to the iPhone Thursday, allowing users to replace a glitch-ridden Apple program panned for omitting key landmarks and sending people in wrong directions. ... more

NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night
Scientists have unveiled an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ad ... more

Skybox Imaging Completes Significant Testing Milestone Preceding its First Satellite and Product Launch
Skybox Imaging (has successfully completed the simulated space environmental test of its first high-resolution imaging microsatellite. During the 16-day test campaign conducted at NASA's Ames Resear ... more
Plant sniffs out danger to prepare defenses against pesky insect

Three Bacterial Strains Common to Grapevines and Sugarcane Decoded

New research predicts rising trend in India's violent land conflicts; 130 districts struggle

UCLA engineers develop new energy-efficient computer memory using magnetic materials

Tiny compound semiconductor transistor could challenge silicon's dominance

Berkeley Lab Breaks Ground on Flexible Design Building to Test Low-energy Systems and Components

Upgraded MiG-29s supplied to India

BAE says Saudi jet deal facing unresolved 'issues'

Embraer, Astronics collaborate on KC-390

Volvo Cars says avoiding loss this year 'very difficult'

Chinese firm to build electric cars in Bulgaria: report

New Factor could Limit the Life of Hybrid and Electric Car Batteries


First-ever hyperspectral images of Earth's auroras
Hoping to expand our understanding of auroras and other fleeting atmospheric events, a team of space-weather researchers designed and built NORUSCA II, a new camera with unprecedented capabilities t ... more

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Introduces New Low Cost Conductive Inks for Printed Electronics
DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM) is introducing a new series of screen printed conductive ink materials for the printed electronics market, designed to offset the rising cost of silver. Uti ... more

Seeing stars, finding nukes: Radio telescopes can spot clandestine nuclear tests
In the search for rogue nukes, researchers have discovered an unlikely tool: astronomical radio telescopes. Ohio State University researchers previously demonstrated another unlikely tool, when they ... more

USAF Hopes Bulk Rocket Purchase Will Save Billions
Purchasing core elements used to launch 28 rockets into space for National Security Space missions is the focus of negotiations between the Air Force and United Launch Alliance to establish a requir ... more
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Putin Urges CIS Countries to Join Glonass


Third Boeing GPS IIF Begins Operation After Early Handover to USAF


Raytheon technology instrumental in creating "Black Marble" image


Carnegie debuts revolutionary biosphere mapping capability at AGU


New test adds to scientists' understanding of Earth's history, resources


URI oceanography student uses crashing waves on shorelines to study Earth's interior


Third Galileo satellite begins transmitting navigation signal


New radio telescope could save world billions


Retired GIOVE-A satellite helps SSTL demonstrate first High Altitude GPS navigation fix


Iran claims US drone captured

Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for land systems

Tracking Pollution from Outer Space

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15

Australia unveils telescope to warn of solar flares

GTX Gets Approval For Custom Two-Way GPS Tracking Devices On Planes

GOES-R Satellite Program Undergoes Successful Review

NASA's TRMM Satellite Confirms 2010 Landslides

Raytheon awarded contract for Paveway

TerraSAR-X image of the month - the Santorini volcano expands

Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation Systems for Indian Coast Guard Vessels

China successfully launches remote sensing satellite

Satellites used to track global smog level

Apple sacks exec in maps fiasco: report

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution

China successfully launches remote sensing satellite

Indian inventor wins cash to develop Braille phone

Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed

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

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

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