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January 04, 2013
GPS NEWS
New location system could compete with GPS
Sydney (UPI) Jan 4, 2012
A positioning technology that could compete with satellite-based global positioning systems can work indoors as well as out, its Australian developers say. Instead of satellites, the Locata system uses ground-based equipment to broadcast a radio signal over a localized area that is a million times stronger on arrival than GPS. "This is one of the most important technology developments for the future of the positioning industry," Nunzio Gambale, chief executive officer and co-founder of L ... read more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Mission Accomplished for Landsat 5
Today the U.S. Geological Survey announced that Landsat 5 will be decommissioned over the coming months, bringing to a close the longest-operating Earth observing satellite mission in history. ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

PhoneSat: Smart, Small and Sassy
The fast-paced proliferation and popularity of mobile devices here on Earth, like smartphones loaded with powerful operating systems, will find a new niche marketa euros " this time in space, thanks ... more
GPS NEWS

Researchers told to ward off navigation system interference
A high-ranking military official on Friday urged researchers to properly maintain China's home-grown navigation system so it can provide steady and reliable services for the country's economic devel ... more
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GPS NEWS

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival
China's domestically-produced navigation system aims to take 70 to 80 percent of the now GPS-dominated domestic market by 2020, a spokesman for the system said Thursday. We hope industries based on ... more


GPS NEWS

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies
Although Beidou is a latecomer in the world's navigation market, Chinese companies have set their eyes on the unique services provided by the system. Beidou's hybrid orbit increases the number ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Hyundai, Kia to go with Google Maps
South Korean car makers Kia and Hyundai have announced partnerships with Google to feature the U.S. search giant's Google Maps in new vehicles. ... more
GPS NEWS

Beidou helps put region on the map
The Beidou navigation system began providing services for civilians in the Asia-Pacific region on Thursday. After going through a one-year trial operation and adding six more satellites in 201 ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
BAE Systems ships carrier hull section to Scotland

Space Command team wins national award

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Obama's executive order: computer chip implants to heal injured troops

Japan seeks to double budget for disputed islands patrol

US weighs mission to help besieged Turkmen in Iraq

Iraq forces ready bid to break jihadist siege of Shiite town

SPACEWAR

China launches rival GPS satellite system
China has launched commercial and public services across the Asia-Pacific region on its domestic satellite navigation network built to rival the US global positioning system. ... more
TECH SPACE

General Dynamics Delivers Digital Video Exploitation System to Australian Army for Operations in Afghanistan
General Dynamics Mediaware has delivered two video capture and exploitation D-VEX systems to the Australian Army, enhancing the distribution of mission-critical, actionable intelligence among Austra ... more
AFRICA NEWS

Entrepreneur launches first Africa-designed smartphone
A Congolese inventor has unveiled what he says is the first African-designed smartphone. ... more
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GPS NEWS

China launches Beidou as rival to GPS
China has launched commercial and public services across the Asia-Pacific region on its domestic satellite navigation network built to rival the US global positioning system. ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

Russian Rocket will launch Scotland's First Satellite
Scotland's first satellite will be launched from a Russian Soyuz-2 rocket in March 2013. UKube-1, built by Clyde Space in Glasgow, is now completing final testing at the company's headquarters befor ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Traders warn of Chinese exodus from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Brazil cracks 'biggest' Amazon deforestation gang

SA's Taung Child's skull and brain not human-like in expansion

Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life

Boron Facilitates Stem Cell Growth and Development in Corn

Sorting cells with sound waves

New Zealand big trees number 10 different species

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Launches $70 Bln Space Program for 2013-2020
Russia will spend 2.1 trillion rubles (about $70 billion) under a state program for the development of the national space industry in 2013-2020, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. ... more
TECH SPACE

UKube-1 Signs up for Launch and Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing
UKube-1 - the UK's first CubeSat mission and Scotland's first satellite - has 'booked' its journey into space on a Russian Soyuz-2 rocket. The launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan is ex ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

China opens its version of GPS to public
China has opened its domestic satellite navigation network - previously restricted to the military and government - to commercial use, officials say. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Chinese trigger Australian baby milk run

Poland bans cultivation of GM maize, potatoes

Brazil mulls retaliation for ban on beef


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor

Marvell hit with billion-dollar verdict in patent case

Physicists take photonic topological insulators to the next level


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Boeing Receives Additional US Navy Order for Torpedo Defense Systems

Taiwan, China airlines team up on lucrative routes

Russian Air Force Gets First Six Su-35S Fighter Jets


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Avis locks up Zipcar for $500 million

US auto sales jump 13% in 2012 as Toyota leads pack

Sweden's second city introduces road toll to cut traffic

GPS NEWS

Cellphone, GPS data suggest new strategy for alleviating traffic tie-ups
Asking all commuters to cut back on rush-hour driving reduces traffic congestion somewhat, but asking specific groups of drivers to stay off the road may work even better. The conclusion comes from ... more
GPS NEWS

China's Beidou system starts service in Asian-Pacific
China's indigenous Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) on Thursday began providing services to users in the Asian-Pacific region, according to a spokesman of the system. The services incl ... more
ICE WORLD

NASA's Operation IceBridge Data Brings New Twist to Sea Ice Forecasting
Shrinking Arctic sea ice grabbed the world's attention again earlier this year with a new record low minimum. Growing economic activity in the Arctic, such as fishing, mineral exploration and shippi ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution on Their Smart Phones
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have built a small fleet of portable pollution sensors that allow users to monitor air quality in real time on their smart phones. The ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet

Turning waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic

Process Overcomes Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

The power of salt

Scientists craft atomically seamless semiconductor junctions

Researchers map quantum vortices inside superfluid helium nanodroplets

EARTH OBSERVATION

Satellites eye Great Lakes invasive plant

EARTH OBSERVATION

Turkey Steps up Collaboration with Astrium Services For SPOT 6 And SPOT 7 Data

EARTH OBSERVATION

Eighth Landsat Satellite Arrives At Launch Site

EARTH OBSERVATION

Eighth Landsat Satellite Arrives at Launch Site

VSAT NEWS

Spatial FOG Released

MICROSAT BLITZ

Boeing Delivers 2 Nanosatellites to US Air Force

EARTH OBSERVATION

China launches Turkish EO satellite

MISSILE NEWS

Brazil invests in rocket technology

EARTH OBSERVATION

Google Maps driving Apple iOS upgrades

ENERGY NEWS

Insurance Industry Paying Increasing Attention to Climate Change

KAIST announced a major breakthrough in indoor positioning research

Researchers use SUASs to reproduce the flight paths of birds

Insurance industry paying increasing attention to climate change

Shadows on ice: Proba-1 images Concordia south polar base

Google Maps returns to iPhone after Apple fiasco

Wildfires Light Up Western Australia

Apocalypse... but not as we know it

Environmental satellite produces first photo of Earth

NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night

Skybox Imaging Completes Significant Testing Milestone Preceding its First Satellite and Product Launch

First-ever hyperspectral images of Earth's auroras

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Introduces New Low Cost Conductive Inks for Printed Electronics

Seeing stars, finding nukes: Radio telescopes can spot clandestine nuclear tests

USAF Hopes Bulk Rocket Purchase Will Save Billions

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

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