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February 15, 2013
U.N. committee to discuss space weather
Vienna (UPI) Feb 14, 2013
The U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space say it is adding a new agenda item for discussions this year: space weather and its impact on Earth. Space weather joins issues such as space debris, near-Earth asteroids, space-based disaster management and global navigation as the committee prepares for its annual meeting in Vienna, NASA reported Wednesday. "This is a significant development," Lika Guhathakurta of NASA Headquarters in Washington said. "By adding space weather to t ... read more
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Boeing Awarded USAF Contract to Continue GPS Modernization
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A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent
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Ball Supplies Advanced Imaging Instrument For Landsat 8
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Orbital-Built Landsat Satellite Launched
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USGS Ready To Start Landsat 8 Science Program
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LDCM 'Doing Great' in Orbit
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System improves GPS in city locations
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US launches Earth observation satellite
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The Sun Produces Two CMEs
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Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues
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Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone
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