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January 08, 2013
Study Will Explore How Solar Storms Affect Earth's Atmosphere
Lowell MA (SPX) Jan 08, 2013
We all rely on local weather forecasts to plan our travels and outdoor activities, or even to decide whether to water the lawn. But researchers like Prof. Paul Song in the Department of Physics and Applied Physics are also interested in "space weather," the constantly changing environmental conditions in interplanetary space, especially between the sun's atmosphere and earth's outer atmosphere. While meteorologists deal with clouds, air pressure, wind, precipitation and the jet stream, space-weath ... read more
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New location system could compete with GPS
A positioning technology that could compete with satellite-based global positioning systems can work indoors as well as out, its Australian developers say. ... more

Google maps New Year's resolutions around the world
Google is letting people peg their New Year's resolutions to an online map and see what promises others around the world have set out to keep in 2013. ... more

Using data from traffic app to identify high frequency accident locations
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers reveal that data culled from geosocial networks like the GPS traffic app Waze can help prevent traffic incidents with better deployment of police ... more
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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


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
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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats

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

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia's nuclear weapon arsenal surpasses US

Elbit to supply Hermes 900 HFE UAVs to Switzerland

U.S. Navy's USNS Maury completes acceptance trials

General Dynamics receives sub contract modification

Philippine Air Force receiving South Korean FA-50 jets

Saab to modernize Sweden's RBS 97 Hawk missile system

Polish call to scrap NATO-Russia deal 'extraordinarily dangerous': Moscow


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

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

Satellite highs, suspension lows for Indian space sector in 2012
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scored a century of launches in 2012 by putting into orbit four satellites, including the heaviest one built by it till date, entered a select group of ... more
Turn key solar systems for domestic and commercial installations
Solar systems for home and business installations

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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

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
24/7 News Coverage
Bright prospects: Repairing neurons with light

Is That a Forest? That Depends on How You Define It

First-in-man use of virtual reality imaging in cardiac cath lab to treat blocked coronary artery

A whiff from blue-green algae likely responsible for Earth's oxygen

Great Barrier Reef protecting against landslides, tsunamis

CO2 keeps even small fry invasive carp at bay

When every species counts


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

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

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
Finding Chicago's food gardens with Google Earth

Scientists join forces to bring plant movement to light

Improving DNA amplification from problematic plants

Power spintronics: Producing AC voltages by manipulating magnetic fields

Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor

Marvell hit with billion-dollar verdict in patent case

Airbus says in pole position for Indian air refuelling tanker contract

Boeing Receives Additional US Navy Order for Torpedo Defense Systems

HAL building more Su-30 MKI fighters

2013 Fiat 500e Offers Unsurpassed 108 Highway MPGe Rating and Class-Leading 87 Miles of Driving Range

Using data from traffic app to identify high frequency accident locations

China fund mulls buying stake in Daimler: report


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

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

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

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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Britain axes 1 billion pound carbon capture scheme

Dutch lawmakers approve plan to close coal power plants

French carmakers top European list of low CO2 emitters

PetroChina sells pipeline stake amid reforms push

French group to help Japan dismantle nuclear reactors

Google gets 348,085 'forget' requests in Europe

CERN colliding lead ions at record energy using upgraded LHC


Cellphone, GPS data suggest new strategy for alleviating traffic tie-ups


China's Beidou system starts service in Asian-Pacific


NASA's Operation IceBridge Data Brings New Twist to Sea Ice Forecasting


Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution on Their Smart Phones


Satellites eye Great Lakes invasive plant


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


Eighth Landsat Satellite Arrives At Launch Site


Eighth Landsat Satellite Arrives at Launch Site


Spatial FOG Released


Boeing Delivers 2 Nanosatellites to US Air Force

China launches Turkish EO satellite

Brazil invests in rocket technology

Google Maps driving Apple iOS upgrades

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

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