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February 25, 2013
NUKEWARS
Radio Telescope, GPS Use Ionosphere to Detect Nuclear Tests
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 22, 2013
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory radio astronomer, Joseph Helmboldt, Ph.D., and researchers at Ohio State University Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering analyzed radio telescope interferometry and Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) data recorded of the ionosphere during one of the last underground nuclear explosions (UNEs) in the U.S., codenamed Hunters Trophy. Situated in the Plains of San Agustin, 50 miles west of Socorro, New Mexico, twenty-seven 25-meter parabolic dish a ... read more
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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
SOLAR SCIENCE

Understanding the Magnetosphere Better Than Ever
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 su ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon's new precision artillery ready for low-rate initial production
Raytheon has received a U.S. Army fiscal year 2012 contract for the production of Excalibur Increment Ib precision-guided projectiles. The $56.6 million contract, awarded in December, marks the star ... more
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UAV NEWS

First Flight of nEUROn UAV Demonstrator Conducted
Northrop Grumman, in cooperation with Saab Aerosystems, has provided the attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) for the nEUROn Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator, which recentl ... more


CAR TECH

Mobile apps reshape urban taxi landscape
Before the smartphone, riders summoned a taxi by waving an arm or calling a dispatcher - but mobile apps are changing that, helping both drivers and passengers. ... more
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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
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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

'Russian Facebook' founder flees country after being pushed out

US 'closely watching' for signs of N.Korea nuclear test

Lockheed Martin Team's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Tops 100,000 Testing Miles During EMD Phase

Ukraine relaunches anti-rebel operation after Biden leaves

Ukraine military plane hit by gunfire above rebel-held town

Sikorsky, Army demonstrate optionally piloted Black Hawk

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
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
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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
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
24/7 News Coverage
Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could be available relatively soon

Taking the pulse of mountain formation in the Andes

Lab researcher discovers the green in Greenland

Ancient shark fossil reveals new insights into jaw evolution

Chickens to chili peppers

Researchers question published no-till soil organic carbon sequestration rates

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
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
ENERGY TECH
Monsanto to appeal Brazil GM seed ruling

Cold-tolerant grapes expand wine country

Wild plants are infected with many viruses and still thrive


ENERGY TECH
Building a biochemistry lab on a chip

Cell circuits remember their history

New materials may be computer breakthrough


ENERGY TECH
US military halts test flights for F-35 fighter

First F-35 Production Model Takes Flight

NASA Seeks It All: High Lift, Low Drag


ENERGY TECH
Mobile apps reshape urban taxi landscape

Estonia plugs electric cars as power prices soar

China's Geely to set up research centre in Sweden

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Nanoparticles Create Skinny Solar Cells

Better thermal-imaging lens from waste sulfur

Wireless power transfer achieved at 5-meter distance

Surprising material could play role in saving energy

Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Research Underway For Companion Plants To PV

Thinnest feasible membrane produced

GPS NEWS

Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues

EARTH OBSERVATION

Ball Supplies Advanced Imaging Instrument For Landsat 8

EARTH OBSERVATION

NightPod Images Bring Earth to Light From Space Station

EARTH OBSERVATION

Landsat Data Continuity Mission Awaits Liftoff

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

Minnesota cancels moose season

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture

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

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

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