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January 12, 2013
EARTH OBSERVATION
TerraSAR-X image of the month - the coastal cliffs of Christmas Island
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jan 11, 2013
Captain William Mynors was not particularly creative as he sailed past a remote island in the Indian Ocean on the 'Royal Mary', a ship belonging to the British East India Company, on 25 December 1643. He named the 135-square-kilometre island, which he could not even disembark on, 'Christmas Island'. In the image acquired with the German Aerospace Center TerraSAR-X radar satellite, one thing is clear - even today, tropical rainforest proliferates on the island and the coastal cliffs continue to mak ... read more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

China no longer reliant on satellite image imports
China's first high-resolution, stereo mapping satellite Ziyuan III meets international standards, ridding the country of its reliance on imports of satellite images. It was announced at a semi ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Testing Einstein's E=mc2 in Outer Space
UA physicist Andrei Lebed has stirred the physics community with an intriguing idea yet to be tested experimentally: The world's most iconic equation, Albert Einstein's E=mc2, may be correct or not ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System now serving newest mission
Raytheon Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS) recently added the Japanese Space Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Global Change Observation Mission 1 satellite to its growing lis ... more
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TECH SPACE

LEON: the space chip that Europe built
Just like home computers, the sophisticated capabilities of today's space missions are made possible by the power of their processor chips. ESA's coming Alphasat telecom satellite, the Proba-V micro ... more


EARTH OBSERVATION

Lockheed Martin Delivered Core Structure For First GOES-R Satellite
Lockheed Martin delivered the core structure for the first in a series of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s next-generation geostationary weather satellites to the company ... more
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WHALES AHOY

Scientists Use Marine Robots to Detect Endangered Whales
Two robots equipped with instruments designed to "listen" for the calls of baleen whales detected nine endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of Maine last month. The robots reported the ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

High fashion, high tech intersect at CES confab
The folks who brought you laptop trackpads, voice-activated smartphones and touch-screen tablets are dreaming up new ways for users to interact with technology through wearable, fashionable gadgets. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

EARTH OBSERVATION

Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System now serving newest mission
Raytheon Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS) recently added the Japanese Space Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Global Change Observation Mission 1 satellite to its growing lis ... more
TECH SPACE

LEON: the space chip that Europe built
Just like home computers, the sophisticated capabilities of today's space missions are made possible by the power of their processor chips. ESA's coming Alphasat telecom satellite, the Proba-V micro ... more
BLUE SKY

Study Will Explore How Solar Storms Affect Earth's Atmosphere
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 ... more
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CAR TECH

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
GPS NEWS

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
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

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
EARTH OBSERVATION

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
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
EARTH OBSERVATION
KFC parent company sorry over China chicken scare

Report: World wastes half of its food

Invading species can extinguish native plants despite recent reports


EARTH OBSERVATION
New biochip technology uses tiny whirlpools to corral microbes

Power spintronics: Producing AC voltages by manipulating magnetic fields

Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor


EARTH OBSERVATION
Turkey postpones order for its first two F-35 fighters

Canada urged to buy more C-17 Globemasters

India says contract on French Rafale jets being fine-tuned


EARTH OBSERVATION
GM to hire 1,000 workers for new tech center

China auto sales disappoint in 2012: industry group

EU raps Daimler over new coolant rules

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

SPACE TRAVEL

Satellite highs, suspension lows for Indian space sector in 2012

GPS NEWS

Beidou helps put region on the map

SPACEWAR

China launches rival GPS satellite system

TECH SPACE

General Dynamics Delivers Digital Video Exploitation System to Australian Army for Operations in Afghanistan

AFRICA NEWS

Entrepreneur launches first Africa-designed smartphone

GPS NEWS

China launches Beidou as rival to GPS

MICROSAT BLITZ

Russian Rocket will launch Scotland's First Satellite

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Launches $70 Bln Space Program for 2013-2020

TECH SPACE

UKube-1 Signs up for Launch and Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

China opens its version of GPS to public

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

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