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November 14, 2012
ROCKET SCIENCE
S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly
Seoul (AFP) Nov 13, 2012
South Korea has urged Russia to send rocket parts as soon as possible so it can go ahead with an already-delayed satellite launch this month, an official said Tuesday. Seoul wants to make another attempt to send the satellite into space between November 9 and 24 after last month's rocket launch was cancelled because of a defective part. "We've been asking Russia to give a green light at the earliest possible date, but we don't know when we will have the parts," Kim Yeon-Hak, a deputy director at ... read more
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SPACEMART

Russian satellite system official sacked
Russia's defense industry housecleaning continued over the weekend when satellite navigation system designer Yuri Urlichich was sacked from his job. ... more
ECLIPSES

Sky-gazers in awe of total eclipse
Sky-gazers in northern Australia donned protective glasses as the clouds parted Wednesday to allow them to witness one of nature's greatest phenomena - a total eclipse of the sun. ... more
MARSDAILY

Mars orbiter back online after system swap
NASA says its Mars Odyssey orbiter has resumed duty after switching to a set of redundant equipment not used since before the spacecraft's 2001 launch. ... more


TIME AND SPACE

Boss Quasars Unveil A New Era In The Expansion History Of The Universe
Berkeley Lab scientists and their Sloan Digital Sky Survey colleagues are using quasars to probe dark energy over 10 billion years in the past. BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, is ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow
China on Tuesday showed off a new military drone and a model of a next-generation fighter plane as it builds up its own defence capabilities and seeks customers for its hardware. ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Astronomers Measure The Universe's Deceleration Before Dark Energy Took Over
For the past five billion years, the expansion of the Universe has been speeding up, powered by the mysterious repulsive force known as "dark energy." But thanks to a new technique for measuri ... more
EXO WORLDS

Lowell Astronomer, Collaborators Point The Way For Exoplanet Search
Though the search for planets around other stars, or exoplanets, is showing researchers that planets are abundant in our galaxy, it helps a great deal to have directions when searching for as-of-yet ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S Navy sending Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan

Japan deputy PM directly urges China to hold summit

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

China ponders action against Hong Kong stars

Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': UN

USAF looks at commercial satellite control networks

Iraqi Kurds agree reinforcements for embattled Kobane

MERCURY RISING

High-Frequency Flux Transfer Events Detected Near Mercury
The physical process that creates connections between the magnetic fields emanating from the Sun and a planet - a process known as magnetic reconnection - creates a portal through which solar plasma ... more
TIME AND SPACE

CERN collider to become the world's fastest stopwatch?
Heavy ion collisions at CERN should be able to produce the shortest light pulses ever created. This was demonstrated by computer simulations at the Vienna University of Technology. The pulses are so ... more
SOLAR SCIENCE

The 11-Year Solar Cycle Continues During Prolonged Sunspot Minima
Streaming into the solar system at nearly the speed of light, galactic cosmic rays (GCRs) are a high-energy mix of protons, electrons, and atomic nuclei. As they pass into reach of the outflow ... more
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ICE WORLD

Clouds Could Explain How Snowball Earth Thawed Out
Glaciation events during the Neoproterozoic (524-to-1,000 million years ago) and Paleoproterozoic (1,600-to-2,500 million years ago) periods - events that spawned ice ages that persisted for million ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Study provides recipe for 'supercharging' atoms with X-ray laser
Researchers using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to strip most of the electrons from xenon atom ... more
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At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief

When the isthmus is an island: Madison's hottest, and coldest, spots

Let There Be Light

Rising above the risk: America's first tsunami refuge

Identifying hidden minds in impaired consciousness

Europeans lactose intolerant for 5,000 years after agriculture began

Is climate change downsizing goats

GPS NEWS

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia on Tuesday announced plans to buy a California firm specializing in rendering the real-world in 3D as it beefed up mapping services for smartphone lifestyles. ... more
NUKEWARS

N.Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank
North Korea has conducted motor tests to improve its long-range missiles after a failed launch in April, a US think tank said Monday after reviewing new satellite images. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Patriot Air and Missile Defense System receives US Army stamp of approval
Raytheon new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System has received the U.S. Army's final stamp of approval after undergoing stringent testing. During the testing, Patriot's performanc ... more
MISSILE NEWS
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


MISSILE NEWS
NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery

Mars orbiter back online after system swap

What Arctic Rocks Say About Mars: An Interview with Hans Amundsen


MISSILE NEWS
Get some bed rest - all 21 days of it

Obama Win Keeps NASA's Space Plans on Course

Next steps into the final frontier


MISSILE NEWS
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

MISSILE NEWS

India to buy Russia's Konkurs-M, Invar guided missiles
India has signed a deal with Russia to purchase cutting-edge Konkurs-M and Invar anti-tank guided missiles, a source in the Indian defense ministry has told the media. According to the source, ... more
TECH SPACE

Making a better invisibility cloak
The first functional "cloaking" device reported by Duke University electrical engineers in 2006 worked like a charm, but it wasn't perfect. Now a member of that laboratory has developed a new design ... more
SPACEMART

Lockheed Martin Board Elects Marillyn Hewson CEO and President And Member Of The Board
Lockheed Martin has announced that its board of directors asked for and received the resignation of Christopher E. Kubasik, 51, from his role as vice chairman, president and chief operating officer ... more
MOON DAILY

China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year
China will launch its latest lunar satellite in the second half of next year, the Chang'e-3, paving the way for a future manned moon landing, a senior space industry official said on Saturday. ... more
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    What Arctic Rocks Say About Mars: An Interview with Hans Amundsen

    SOLAR SCIENCE

    Europe spotlights space weather hazards

    MARSDAILY

    NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery

    SPACE TRAVEL

    Next steps into the final frontier

    TECH SPACE

    Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console

    TECH SPACE

    The Van Allen Probes

    RUSSIAN SPACE

    Vostochny and Angara mark two major milestones for Russian space sector

    TECH SPACE

    A New Technique to Protect Astronauts from Space Radiation

    SPACE TRAVEL

    SciTechTalk: All work and no play?

    LAUNCH PAD

    Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

    Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

    Huddersfield physicist join global partners inBig Bang particle search

    New Australian telescope set to find 700,000 galaxies

    Carbon dioxide - our salvation from a future ice age?

    Get some bed rest - all 21 days of it

    Discovery of a Giant Gap in the Disk of a Sun-like Star May Indicate Multiple Planets

    Obama Win Keeps NASA's Space Plans on Course

    Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study

    Nearby six-planet system could be life friendly

    Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

    Apocalypse and salvation strategy

    Surveying Earth's interior with atomic clocks

    Astronomers develop new method to determine neutron star mass

    Hubble Spots a Colorful Lenticular Galaxy

    Rafael upgrades Iron Dome amid new barrage

    Mr Xi in Space

    IAEA to outline further Iranian nuclear progress

    Russia paroles physicist convicted of spying for China

    Tech star turned adventurer now in murder plot

    Iran proposes ECO states to jointly build telecom satellites

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