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February 11, 2013
NightPod Images Bring Earth to Light From Space Station
Houston TX (SPX) Feb 11, 2013
There is a reason the phrase "shooting in the dark" refers to things that are difficult to do - and night photography is no exception. To account for low-light image scenarios, a photographer needs a steady tripod, but aboard the International Space Station, a traditional tripod isn't going to cut it. Thankfully, the European Space Agency, or ESA, developed NightPod for the crew's cameras. This astronaut photograph of Liege, Belgium, at night was taken using the NightPod camera mount aboard the sp ... read more
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Landsat Data Continuity Mission Awaits Liftoff
When the newest Landsat spacecraft trains its state-of-the-art sensors on Earth's surface, it will provide images of our ever-changing planet in unparalleled clarity. Launched by NASA in partn ... more

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone
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 prov ... more

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
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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


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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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

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
NATO moves to bolster collective defense

U.K. Defense Secretary announces more support for Ukraine

Russia denies US claim that four Syria-bound missiles crashed in Iran

Pentagon chief warns of Russian casualties in Syria

Suspected Saudi-led air strike kills 28 at Yemen wedding

USAF expands OIR mission in Turkey

U.S. Air Force expands drone training at Holloman


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

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

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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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

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
24/7 News Coverage
Ancient rocks record first evidence for photosynthesis that made oxygen

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Observed latitudinal variations in erosion as a function of glacier dynamics

A simpler way to estimate the feedback between permafrost carbon and climate

Ecuador volcano spews giant ash column

Guatemala volcano roars back to life

Indonesia accepts international help to combat fires


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

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

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
Investors who trample land rights risk bottom line: experts

Ethiopians 'driven out in land grabs'

Minnesota cancels moose season

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

Researchers create 'building block' of quanutm networks

Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material

India uses Russian avionics in new fighter

Taylor Retires As Strain Takes Lead At Ball Aerospace

Northrop Grumman Signs Airport Realtime Collaboration Passenger Flow Contract With East Midlands Airport

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

Nissan profit tumbles on China, Europe woes

Japan's Mazda swings back to profit


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

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

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

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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Now 'right moment' for carbon tax: IMF chief

Discovery about new battery overturns decades of false assumptions

McMaster engineers build better energy storage device

Researchers measure how specific atoms move in dielectric materials

NCSEA report maps regulatory, policy path to develop energy storage in NC

Physicists shrink particle accelerator

Growth, climate in focus as world economic leaders meet


Raytheon, US Navy demonstrate new dual targeting capability for JSOW C-1


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Solar eruption heading toward Earth


2013 to be bumper year for space science: ESA


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


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


Pleiades 1B captures its first images using e2v sensors


NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph Mission Satellite Completed


New Sunspots Producing Space Weather


Landsat Senses a Disturbance in the Forest

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

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

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China no longer reliant on satellite image imports

Testing Einstein's E=mc2 in Outer Space

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LEON: the space chip that Europe built

Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System now serving newest mission

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