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February 21, 2013
SOLAR SCIENCE
Understanding the Magnetosphere Better Than Ever
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Feb 21, 2013
On Earth, scientists can observe weather patterns, and more importantly can predict them, through the use of tens of thousands of weather observatories scattered around the globe. Up in the space surrounding Earth - a space that seethes with its own space weather made of speeding charged particles and constantly changing magnetic fields that can impact satellites - there are only a handful of spacecraft to watch for solar and magnetic storms. The number of observatories has been growing over the ... read more
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GPS NEWS

Telit Offers COMBO 2G Chip For Multi Satellite Positioning Receiver
Telit Wireless Solutions has announced the introduction of the company's first combination 2G-cellular, multi-constellation satellite positioning receiver module, the GE910-GNSS. The product w ... more
NUKEWARS

Researchers See Ionospheric Signature of North Korean Nuclear Test
The explosion of an underground nuclear device by North Korea this week disturbed the Earth's ionosphere. The blast generated infrasonic waves that propagated all the way to the upper atmosphere cau ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Tiny CREPT Instrument to Study the Radiation Belts
A smaller version of an instrument now flying on NASA's Van Allen Probes has won a coveted spot aboard an upcoming NASA-sponsored Cubesat mission - the perfect platform for this pint-size, solid-sta ... more
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FARM NEWS

Marsh plants actively engineer their landscape
Marsh plants, far from being passive wallflowers, are "secret gardeners" that actively engineer their landscape to increase their species' odds of survival, says a team of scientists from Duke Unive ... more


SOLAR SCIENCE

U.N. committee to discuss space weather
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. ... more
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GPS NEWS

Boeing Awarded USAF Contract to Continue GPS Modernization
Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company's role in the vital military and civilian navigation net ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Orbital-Built Landsat Satellite Launched
Orbital Sciences reports that the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite was successfully launched into orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Orbital designe ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

EARTH OBSERVATION

USGS Ready To Start Landsat 8 Science Program
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science Anne Castle, United States Geological Survey (USGS) Direc ... more
GPS NEWS

A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle's position as compared to that of conventional GPS devic ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

LDCM 'Doing Great' in Orbit
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft is safely in orbit and sending telemetry back to Earth after a 1:02 p.m. EST liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket. The on-time li ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Can Leak Detection End the Pipeline Impasse
Pipelines used to be things that were just built without blinking. It is said that there are enough pipelines now in the US to encircle the Earth 25 times with enough left over to also tie a bow aro ... more
GPS NEWS

System improves GPS in city locations
Spanish researchers say a new sensor system can improve the ability of GPS to determine a vehicle's position by up to 90 percent. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Nature's tiny engineers

Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

Zooming in for a safe flight

Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting, counter critiques

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay

EARTH OBSERVATION

US launches Earth observation satellite
The United States launched its latest Earth observation satellite Monday atop an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, NASA said. ... more
GPS NEWS

Boeing to modernize U.S. Air Force GPS net
Boeing will modernize the U.S. Air Force GPS network, including software and systems affecting its constellation of satellites amid increasing competition in space and concerns over global security. ... more
SOLAR SCIENCE

The Sun Produces Two CMEs
In the evening of Feb. 5, 2013, the sun erupted with two coronal mass ejections or CMEs that may glance near-Earth space. Experimental NASA research models, based on observations from the Solar Terr ... more
SOLAR SCIENCE
Marsh plants actively engineer their landscape

Advance promises to expand biological control of crop pests

Buffaloes a divisive link to Hong Kong's past


SOLAR SCIENCE
Building a biochemistry lab on a chip

Cell circuits remember their history

New materials may be computer breakthrough


SOLAR SCIENCE
NASA Seeks It All: High Lift, Low Drag

First F-35 Production Model Takes Flight

France confident of selling Rafale jets to UAE


SOLAR SCIENCE
Bridgestone reports soaring annual profit

Virtual vehicle vibrations

NYC looks at electric vehicle charging

GPS NEWS

Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues
Endlessly frustrated by congested roads, computer scientists at California State University, in Fullerton have developed a satellite navigation system, GeoTNavi, which hooks into historical traffic ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Ball Supplies Advanced Imaging Instrument For Landsat 8
The Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., Operational Land Imager (OLI) successfully launched aboard the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 10:02 a.m. PST, on ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

NightPod Images Bring Earth to Light From Space Station
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 ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Solar System Transforms Fallow Land Into Money Generating Asset

Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste storage

HelioSage Energy Announces Sale of 12 Solar Projects in North Carolina

VIASPACE Establishes Giant King Grass Research Collaboration With California

Ceres to Expand Product Development in Sorghum and Sugarcane

Cenex Tank Program assists retailers offering E15

SunShare Announces Program to Provide Free Electricity

GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone

MICROSAT BLITZ

Scotland's first satellite set to boldly go into orbit

EARTH OBSERVATION

Avoiding a cartography catastrophe

UAV NEWS

Iran TV airs video of captured US drone

FLORA AND FAUNA

Vultures foraging far and wide face a poisonous future

EARTH OBSERVATION

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Complete Combination

FARM NEWS

Minnesota cancels moose season

GPS NEWS

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture

GPS NEWS

MediaTek Announces World's First 5-in-1 Multi-GNSS Receiver

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA to Launch Ocean Wind Monitor to ISS

US Army SMDC Funds Andrews Space To Build Kestrel Eye 2 Earth Imaging Nanosat

Google Maps makes Grand Canyon virtual trek

Fleet Managers Able to Track Drivers' Hours with Vehicle Tracking Systems

Remote Sensing Solution Takes Wing Aboard Ultralight Aircraft

African vultures at risk from poisoning

New tools enable high-res observations from anywhere with internet access

Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test

Internet age navigation drives economies: studies

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

Just Add Water: How Scientists Are Using Silicon to Produce Hydrogen on Demand

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

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