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February 08, 2013
GPS NEWS
Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone
Newtown, PA (SPX) Feb 08, 2013
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Position System III satellites has completed a key flight software milestone validating the software's ability to provide reliable and effective command and control for the GPS III satellites planned for launch into orbit. The GPS III program will affordably replace aging GPS satellites, while improving capability to meet the evolving demands of military, commercial and civilian users. GPS III satellites will del ... read more
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MICROSAT BLITZ

Scotland's first satellite set to boldly go into orbit
Clyde-built nanosatellite set for Russian take-off as company reveals plan for US base Alex Salmond took a close-up view of Scotland's first satellite as the Glasgow-based team behind the miss ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Avoiding a cartography catastrophe
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 unrelia ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

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
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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


GPS NEWS

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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UAV NEWS

Iran TV airs video of captured US drone
Iranian state television has aired video footage that it says was extracted from a CIA drone it captured inside the Islamic republic's airspace in December 2011. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Vultures foraging far and wide face a poisonous future
A first ever study of the range and habits of white-backed vultures across southern Africa shows that they often shun national parks, preferring to forage further afield on private farmland. T ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Plunging oil price to reset global defence budgets: IHS

UK Politicians Keeping 'Options Open' Over Trident Renewal

US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing

Russia Not to Deploy Units of Strategic Missile Forces in Crimea

India Considering Leasing Second Russian Nuclear Submarine

Challenging Russia, Ukraine moves to drop neutral status

US air strikes kill several IS leaders in Iraq: Pentagon

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
EARTH OBSERVATION

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
EARTH OBSERVATION

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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EARTH OBSERVATION

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
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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North Atlantic signalled Ice Age thaw 1,000 years before it happened

Migrating 'supraglacial' lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss

Clearing rainforests distorts wind and water, packs climate wallop beyond carbon

Glacier beds can get slipperier at higher sliding speeds

Hidden Movements of Greenland Ice Sheet, Runoff Revealed

Improving forecasts for rain-on-snow flooding

The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HD

EARTH OBSERVATION

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
EARTH OBSERVATION

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
EARTH OBSERVATION
Chocolate not yet China's cup of tea

Minnesota cancels moose season

Can plants be altruistic?


EARTH OBSERVATION
A review of the rapidly evolving field of topological insulator hybrid structures

Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material

3D microchip created


EARTH OBSERVATION
Twenty NASA Balloons Studying the Radiation Belts

China attends India air show amid warming ties

Budget cut warning as India opens air show


EARTH OBSERVATION
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

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Belgium seeks to push back closure of two nuclear plants

Oil spill closes Enbridge line in Saskatchewan

Earth's most abundant mineral finally has a name

BOC Aviation adds two more Boeing jets to earlier order spree

WTO appeals panel sides with China in US anti-dumping duties row

Nature fires back at EIA shale gas critique

Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google Glass

SOLAR SCIENCE

Solar eruption heading toward Earth

SPACEMART

2013 to be bumper year for space science: ESA

GPS NEWS

AFRL Selects Surrey Satellite US to Evaluate Small Satellite Approach to GPS

EARTH OBSERVATION

RapidEye Commits to Data Continuity; Discusses System Health and Life Span

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

EARTH OBSERVATION

Landsat Senses a Disturbance in the Forest

GPS NEWS

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

EARTH OBSERVATION

MDA awarded contract to build three radar satellites

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

FlySafe adds new dimension to safe flying

China promotes Beidou technology on transport vehicles

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

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