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February 27, 2013
SOLAR SCIENCE
NASA Deciphering the Mysterious Math of the Solar Wind
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Feb 27, 2013
Many areas of scientific research - Earth's weather, ocean currents, the outpouring of magnetic energy from the sun - require mapping out the large scale features of a complex system and its intricate details simultaneously. Describing such systems accurately, relies on numerous kinds of input, beginning with observations of the system, incorporating mathematical equations to approximate those observations, running computer simulations to attempt to replicate observations, and cycling back throu ... read more
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GPS NEWS

USAF Awards Lockheed Martin Contracts to Begin Work on Next Set of GPS III Satellites
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin two fixed-price contracts totaling $120 million to procure long lead parts for the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth next generation Global Positioning ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

SMOS: the global success story continues
ESA's water mission is shedding new light on the meandering Gulf Stream, just one of the SMOS satellite's numerous achievements. Launched in 2009, ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite ha ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA Selects Launch Services for ICESat-2 Mission
NASA's Launch Services Program at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida has selected United Launch Services, LLC of Englewood, Colo., to provide Delta II launch services for the Ice, Cloud an ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Vietnam to launch third satellite into orbit
Vietnam will launch its third satellite into orbit in the second quarter of 2013, according to a document approved by the Vietnamese Government Office. Vietnamese media VnExpress quoted Bui Tr ... more


EARTH OBSERVATION

Northrop Grumman Delivers First Communications Payload for USAF's Enhanced Polar System
Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of two protected communications payloads for the U.S. Air Force's Enhanced Polar System (EPS) that will provide continuous coverage in the north polar region ... more
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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
EARTH OBSERVATION

Promising New Technique for Probing Earth's Deep Interior
researchers at Amherst College in Massachusetts and the University of Texas at Austin have described a new technique based in particle physics that might one day reveal, in more detail than ever bef ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
F-35Cs complete initial testing from aircraft carrier

Russia urges Ukraine not to join NATO

Iran, US go face-to-face in crunch nuclear talks

Law firm forms unit for civilian UAV issues

Top China official urges stronger Internet management

US condemns IS bombing in Kurdish region of Iraq

War in Iraq 'different' this time: US military chief

EARTH OBSERVATION

New approach alters malaria maps
Identifying areas of malarial infection risk depends more on daily temperature variation than on the average monthly temperatures, according to a team of researchers, who believe that their results ... 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
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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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
NUKEWARS

Radio Telescope, GPS Use Ionosphere to Detect Nuclear Tests
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 telesco ... more
24/7 News Coverage
At least eight dead in 'historic' US snowstorm

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon 'surges 450%'

Were Neanderthals a sub-species of modern humans?

Polar bear population in parts of Alaska, Canada down by 40 percent

NASA sees the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season awaken

80 million bacteria sealed with a kiss

Clues to trees' salt tolerance found in native habitat, leaf traits

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
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
GPS NEWS
Maize part of coastal Peru diet for 5,000 years

Why sourdough bread resists mold

Anthropologist studies cattle ranchers in Brazilian Amazon


GPS NEWS
Rutgers physicists test highly flexible organic semiconductors

Quantum computers turn mechanical

Boeing Acquires CPU Tech's Microprocessor Business


GPS NEWS
F-35 flights should resume soon: Pentagon official

DARPA Developing Next Generation Of Vertical Flight Technology

EU MPs back temporary suspension of airline carbon tax


GPS NEWS
Estonia plugs electric cars as power prices soar

China's Geely to set up research centre in Sweden

Mobile apps reshape urban taxi landscape

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Particle collider notches up two new finds

Lockheed Martin to build 5-megawatt bioenergy facility in Germany

Labor building behind East Coast wind energy industry

Middle East violence pushes oil prices up

Poll: Less than half see energy security in United States

Risky rewards for China's overseas investment boom

Hybrid Ferry MF Finnoy Completes Three-Month Trial

EARTH OBSERVATION

USGS Ready To Start Landsat 8 Science Program

GPS NEWS

A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent

EARTH OBSERVATION

LDCM 'Doing Great' in Orbit

ENERGY TECH

Can Leak Detection End the Pipeline Impasse

GPS NEWS

System improves GPS in city locations

EARTH OBSERVATION

US launches Earth observation satellite

GPS NEWS

Boeing to modernize U.S. Air Force GPS net

SOLAR SCIENCE

The Sun Produces Two CMEs

GPS NEWS

Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues

EARTH OBSERVATION

Ball Supplies Advanced Imaging Instrument For Landsat 8

NightPod Images Bring Earth to Light From Space Station

Landsat Data Continuity Mission Awaits Liftoff

Lockheed Martin Completes Major GPS III Flight Software Milestone

Scotland's first satellite set to boldly go into orbit

Avoiding a cartography catastrophe

Iran TV airs video of captured US drone

Vultures foraging far and wide face a poisonous future

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

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