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February 07, 2013
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Avoiding a cartography catastrophe
Knoxville TN (SPX) Feb 07, 2013
Since the mid-nineteenth century, maps have helped elucidate the deadly mysteries of diseases like cholera and yellow fever. Yet today's global mapping of infectious diseases is considerably unreliable and may do little to inform the control of potential outbreaks, according to a new systematic mapping review of all clinically important infectious diseases known to humans. Of the 355 infectious diseases assessed in the review, 174 showed a strong rationale for mapping and less than 5 percent of th ... read more
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DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Complete Combination
DigitalGlobe and GeoEye have completed their merger, creating a global leader in earth imagery and geospatial analysis. The combined company will trade on the NYSE stock exchange as DigitalGlobe und ... more
GPS NEWS

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture
Trimble has introduced a new high-accuracy correction service available to the agriculture market. The Trimble RangePoint RTX correction service is an introductory, cost-effective correction service ... more
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MediaTek Announces World's First 5-in-1 Multi-GNSS Receiver
MediaTek has announced the availability of its MT3332/MT3333, the world's first 5-in-1 multi-GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver SoC solutions that support the Beidou Satellite Naviga ... more
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FARM NEWS

Minnesota cancels moose season
Minnesota's moose population has plummeted by half since 2010, prompting state officials Wednesday to announce the cancellation of this year's hunting season. ... more


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NASA to Launch Ocean Wind Monitor to ISS
In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA's QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure o ... more
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US Army SMDC Funds Andrews Space To Build Kestrel Eye 2 Earth Imaging Nanosat
Andrews Space (Andrews) has announced that they have been funded by the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command to design and deliver a Kestrel Eye Block 2 Earth imaging spacecraft as part of the ... more
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Google Maps makes Grand Canyon virtual trek
Google Maps opened a virtual path to the wonders of the Grand Canyon on Thursday by adding panoramic images gathered by hikers with Android-powered camera systems strapped to their backs. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS

GPS NEWS

Fleet Managers Able to Track Drivers' Hours with Vehicle Tracking Systems
Businesses in the United States are increasingly becoming more and more bonded by the the responsibility of having to keep records and reporting requirements, especially with regard to the number of ... more
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Remote Sensing Solution Takes Wing Aboard Ultralight Aircraft
Using the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR sensor, Headwall's integration partner Alava Ingenieros (Madrid, Spain) will provide the worldwide scientific community with a completely integrated ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

African vultures at risk from poisoning
African vultures fly long distances and prefer to feed outside of national parks, putting themselves at risk of poisoning from carrion in agricultural areas, a new study has found. ... more
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New tools enable high-res observations from anywhere with internet access
A paper published in the February issue of Computers and Geosciences, describes a case study in which an earth-observing satellite tool, the Tool for High-Resolution Observation Review (THOR), using ... more
GPS NEWS

Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test
The first switch-on of a Galileo search and rescue package shows it to be working well. Its activation begins a major expansion of the space-based Cospas-Sarsat network, which brings help to air and ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Oceans arrived early to Earth

America votes

Emerging disease could wipe out American, European salamanders

Magma pancakes beneath Lake Toba

Fewer Chinese couples want second child than expected: media

Clean Smell Doesn't Always Mean Clean Air

Restoring wetlands can lessen soil sinkage, greenhouse gas emissions

EARTH OBSERVATION

Internet age navigation drives economies: studies
Fresh from unveiling detailed online maps of North Korea, Google on Wednesday touted studies showing that Internet Age navigation tools boost the economic engines of nations. ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon, US Navy demonstrate new dual targeting capability for JSOW C-1
The U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated the dual targeting capability of Raytheon's Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. Two recent tests during the program's integrated test phase prove the weapon can ... more
ENERGY TECH

Just Add Water: How Scientists Are Using Silicon to Produce Hydrogen on Demand
Super-small particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen almost instantaneously, according to University at Buffalo researchers. In a series of experiments, the scientists created spher ... more
ENERGY TECH
Chocolate not yet China's cup of tea

Minnesota cancels moose season

How plants sense gravity - a new look at the roles of genetics and the cytoskeleton


ENERGY TECH
Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material

3D microchip created

A new material for environmentally friendlier electronics


ENERGY TECH
Twenty NASA Balloons Studying the Radiation Belts

Embraer draws more partners to KC-390 jet

F-16s for Egypt stirs anger in Congress


ENERGY TECH
Japan's Suzuki sees April-December net profit rise 19%

GM says China monthly sales set record in January

Toyota quadruples April-December profit, ups forecast

SOLAR SCIENCE

Solar eruption heading toward Earth
A coronal mass ejection from the sun is headed toward the Earth after erupting Wednesday morning and should arrive here in one to three days, NASA reported. ... more
SPACEMART

2013 to be bumper year for space science: ESA
European probes this year will return a treasure trove of data from explorations into the Big Bang, water on Mars and climate change, European Space Agency (ESA) chief Jean-Jacques Dordain said on Thursday. ... more
GPS NEWS

AFRL Selects Surrey Satellite US to Evaluate Small Satellite Approach to GPS
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has selected Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) to investigate cost reduction and augmentation of the current GPS constellation through the applicat ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

RapidEye Commits to Data Continuity; Discusses System Health and Life Span
RapidEye has announced a positive update on the health and lifespan of its satellites. In addition, Michael Oxfort has been appointed to lead the development of the company's data continuity strateg ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Westinghouse to Supply Advanced Safety System to Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants

Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future

'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

Reverse engineering materials for more efficient heating and cooling

Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement

EARTH OBSERVATION

Pleiades 1B captures its first images using e2v sensors

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph Mission Satellite Completed

SOLAR SCIENCE

New Sunspots Producing Space Weather

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Landsat Senses a Disturbance in the Forest

GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Sustain Ground Station for Global Positioning System

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MDA awarded contract to build three radar satellites

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Testing time for Proba-V, ESA's global vegetation tracker

AEROSPACE

FlySafe adds new dimension to safe flying

GPS NEWS

China promotes Beidou technology on transport vehicles

MISSILE NEWS

Raytheon awarded contract for HARM upgrade

Northrop Grumman to Provide Hand Held Precision Targeting Devices to US Army

Raytheon's Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite on the Suomi NPP satellite lauded for "truly new" weather data

NASA Prepares for Launch of Next Earth Observation Satellite

Robots, recycling map route to greener French wine

Ford, Eaton, SunPower and Whirlpool Team Up for Electric Energy Initiative

China Voice: Cold War mentality fuels US satellite export prejudice

Canada Launches Final Stage of RADARSAT Project

Nerve centre at heart of Australian fires

TerraSAR-X image of the month - the coastal cliffs of Christmas Island

China no longer reliant on satellite image imports

Testing Einstein's E=mc2 in Outer Space

High fashion, high tech intersect at CES confab

LEON: the space chip that Europe built

Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System now serving newest mission

Lockheed Martin Delivered Core Structure For First GOES-R Satellite

Scientists Use Marine Robots to Detect Endangered Whales

Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System now serving newest mission

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Study Will Explore How Solar Storms Affect Earth's Atmosphere

Using data from traffic app to identify high frequency accident locations

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