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November 21, 2012
LAUNCH PAD
Ariane's future at heart of European space meet
Naples, Italy (AFP) Nov 20, 2012
The future of Europe's space programme came under the spotlight in this southern Italian city Tuesday, where ministers discussed rival plans for a successor to the successful Ariane 5 launcher. The 20-nation European Space Agency, meeting at ministerial level for the first time in four years, is staging two days of budget talks. The meeting takes place against a backdrop of money worries, a fast-shifting satellite market and the growing strength of the US private sector in near-Earth space. ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea readies for delayed rocket launch
South Korea is set to go ahead next week with a delayed rocket launch as it aims to join the elite club of nations capable of putting a satellite into orbit, an official said Tuesday. ... more
EXO LIFE

Lifting The Ceiling On Terran Lifeforms
The parachuting thrill-seeker Felix Baumgartner is not the only living thing to plunge through the jet stream. Recent studies have confirmed that microbes exist in the stratosphere, the atmosp ... more
SPACE SCOPES

Hubble helps find candidate for most distant object in the Universe yet observed
By combining the power of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and one of nature's zoom lenses, astronomers have found what is probably the most distant galaxy yet see ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Born-again star foreshadows fate of Solar System
Astronomers have found evidence for a dying Sun-like star coming briefly back to life after casting its gassy shells out into space, mimicking the possible fate our own Solar System faces in a few b ... more


VSAT NEWS

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EXO LIFE

NASA Innovator of Year Hunts for Extraterrestrial Amino Acids
The hunt for the organic molecules that create proteins and enzymes critical for life here on Earth has largely happened in sophisticated terrestrial laboratories equipped with high-tech gadgetry ne ... more
MERCURY RISING

MESSENGER Finds Unusual Groups of Ridges and Troughs on Mercury
MESSENGER has discovered assemblages of tectonic landforms unlike any previously found on Mercury or elsewhere in the Solar System. The surface of Mercury is covered with deformational landfor ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinese president wields economic might on LatAm tour

US still mulling Iraq request for militant drone strikes

China anti-terror advice: "fight back" or "run away"

The Great War Redux

France and Britain trade hypocrisy claims over MH17 sanctions

Israel strikes kill dozens in Gaza as toll tops 670

New collaboration between Australian military, universities

EXO WORLDS

NASA's Kepler Wraps Prime Mission, Begins Extension
NASA is marking two milestones in the search for planets like Earth; the successful completion of the Kepler Space Telescope's three-and-a-half-year prime mission and the beginning of an extended mi ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Supersonic Decelerator Project 'On Track' for Success
NASA has completed three key milestones in its development of new atmospheric deceleration technologies to support exploration missions across the solar system. The Low-Density Supersonic Dece ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Europe, U.S. talk space program link
European plans to join the United States in building a manned spaceship could see a British astronaut in space before the end of the decade, officials said. ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

BaBar Experiment Confirms Time Asymmetry
Time marches relentlessly forward for you and me; watch a movie in reverse, and you'll quickly see something is amiss. But from the point of view of a single, isolated particle, the passage of time ... more
MARSDAILY

Martian And Terran History Finding a common denominator
A team of scientists, including Carnegie's Conel Alexander and Jianhua Wang, studied the hydrogen in water from the Martian interior and found that Mars formed from similar building blocks to that o ... more
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K computer runs largest ever ensemble simulation of global weather

How honey bees stay cool

Seals forage at offshore wind farms

15-year analysis of blue whales off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

Meat turns up the heat

Radio frequency ID tags on honey bees reveal hive dynamics

Ecological impact of microbial respiration in oxygen-starved oceans

MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel's Iron Dome plays growing role in Gaza conflict
Iron Dome, Israel's much vaunted anti-missile defence system, is playing an increasingly important role in the growing confrontation between the Jewish state and Gaza-based militants. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

New Israeli anti-missile system gets ready
While Israeli forces battle a growing Palestinian missile onslaught from the Gaza Strip, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is getting ready to field test its newest anti-missile weapon, David's Sling and its Stunner interceptor. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

How many Russian Earth observation satellites will be in orbit by 2015?
The launch of the Resurs-P spacecraft was postponed till the first quarter of 2013. This remote sensing satellite was to replace the Resurs-DK Number 1 spacecraft launched in 2006, which has already ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


EARTH OBSERVATION
NASA Rover Providing New Weather and Radiation Data About Mars

CU LASP package ready for MAVEN integration bound for Mars

Martian And Terran History Finding a common denominator


EARTH OBSERVATION
NASA Selects Information Technology Flight Operations Support Contract

Europe, U.S. talk space program link

SciTechTalk: All work and no play?


EARTH OBSERVATION
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government
Lockheed Martin UK has expanded its offering of cloud computing services available to the UK government after recently being selected to provide G-Cloud 2 IT support. This new contract succeed ... more
GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed thermal vacuum testing for the Navigation Payload Element (NPE) of the ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

South Korea's rocket launch likely to take place Nov. 29
South Korea's third attempt to launch a space rocket is expected to take place on Nov. 29 after it has been postponed due to a last-minute technical glitch, the government said Monday. After h ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

China launches third environment monitoring satellite
China on Monday sent the third satellite in its "Environment I" family into the sky, sharpening its abilities in environmental monitoring and disaster forecasting. The launch marks the complet ... more
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    Station Crew Off Duty After Undocking

    EARTH OBSERVATION

    What Goes Down Must Come Back Up

    EXO WORLDS

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    DEEP IMPACT

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    STELLAR CHEMISTRY

    LLNL scientists assist in building detector to search for elusive dark matter material

    Meteorites reveal warm water existed on Mars

    AVX Introduces SMD Tantalum Chip Capacitors For Aerospace Applications

    Instrument Delivered for NASA's Upcoming Mars Mission

    Melt water on Mars could sustain life

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    Hubble Traps Galactic Fireflies

    SETI Institute Major Donation From Qualcomm Chief Scientist Franklin Antonio

    Black Holes and How to Use Them

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    Instrument Will Observe Spiral Galaxy Near Big Dipper's Handle

    Space station command changes

    Europe juggles ambitions, constraints in talks on space

    Mars radiation levels not lethal to humans

    BOSS Quasars Unveil a New Era in the Expansion History of the Universe

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