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November 22, 2012
MARSDAILY
Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings
Washington (AFP) Nov 21, 2012
NASA downplayed Wednesday talk of a major discovery by its Martian rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the Red Planet. Excitement is building over soon-to-be-released results from NASA's Curiosity rover, which is three months into a two-year mission to determine if Mars has ever been capable of supporting microbial life. Its Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instruments have been sending back information as it hunts for compounds ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea rocket launch set for Nov 29
South Korea plans to go ahead with a delayed rocket launch on Thursday next week in its third bid in four years to put a satellite into orbit, officials said. ... more
SPACEMART

Defying money crunch, Europe sets new goals in space
Europe on Wednesday set its sights on a new rocket and a deeper involvement in the International Space Station (ISS) despite intense constraints on budgets. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

France, Germany compromise on Ariane launcher: minister
France and Germany have overcome differences on building a successor to the Ariane 5 rocket, French Science Minister Genevieve Fioraso said at a European space meeting here Wednesday. ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment
The UK Space Agency is set to invest 1.2 pounds in some of Europe's biggest and most lucrative space projects, providing the UK with increased leadership in a rapidly growing global sector and build ... more


OUTER PLANETS

Dwarf planet Makemake lacks atmosphere
Munich, Germany (SPX) Nov 22, 2012 Dwarf planet Makemake [1] is about two thirds of the size of Pluto, and travels around the Sun in a distant path that lies beyond that of Pluto but closer to the ... more
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MARSDAILY

Curiosity Team May Reveal Major Discovery Soon
The Curiosity Mars rover has made a potentially explosive discovery, experts said, but NASA scientists are keeping it under wraps to double-check the spacecraft's calculations. Chief mission s ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Pleiades 1B is ready for integration in the payload "stack" for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission
The Pleiades 1B satellite passenger for Arianespace's fourth Soyuz flight from French Guiana is ready for integration into the medium-lift launcher's payload "stack" at the Spaceport. This dua ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV

DPRK vows self-defense measures against US hostility

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

SPACEMART

Germany consolidates its position in European space
On 20 and 21 November 2012, delegates from the 20 member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Canada met at the 'Mostra d'Oltremare' conference centre in Naples, Italy. The start of the ESA ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Mexsat Bicentenario is delivered to French Guiana for its December launch on Ariane 5
The second passenger for Arianespace's next heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission - Mexsat Bicentenario - has arrived in French Guiana. Built by satellite manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation, this telec ... more
MARSDAILY

Survey At 'Matijevic Hill' Wrapping Up
Opportunity is nearing the completion of the local area survey around the location called "Matijevic Hill" (named in honor of Jake Matijevic) at the inboard edge of Cape York on the rim of Endeavour ... more
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MARSDAILY

Curiosity Rover Preparing for Thanksgiving Activities
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity completed a touch-and-go inspection of one rock on Sunday, Nov. 18, then pivoted and, on the same day, drove toward a Thanksgiving overlook location. Last week, Cur ... more
MARSDAILY

Meteorite samples provide definitive evidence of water and rock types on Mars
Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, NASA's Johnson Space Center, Lunar Planetary Institute, and Carnegie Institute of Washington report on geochemical studies that help towards settlin ... more
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Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Oyster aquaculture could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality

GM crops under the microscope at international debate

Farming for improved ecosystem services seen as economically feasible

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Chileans survey damage from massive blaze

Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search

SPACEMART

European Ministers decide to invest in space to boost Europe's competitiveness and growth
ESA has just concluded a successful two-day Council meeting at ministerial level in Naples, Italy. Ministers from ESA's 20 member states and Canada allocated 10 billion euro for ESA's space activiti ... more
UAV NEWS

Precision, Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have taken a first critical step toward demonstrating that the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator can be maneuvered safely and wirelessly on the ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

CU-NOAA study shows summer climate change, mostly warming
Analysis of 90 years of observational data has revealed that summer climates in regions across the globe are changing - mostly, but not always, warming --according to a new study led by a scientist ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


CLIMATE SCIENCE
Martian And Terran History Finding a common denominator

Curiosity Rover Preparing for Thanksgiving Activities

Curiosity Team May Reveal Major Discovery Soon


CLIMATE SCIENCE
UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment

Europe, U.S. talk space program link

NASA Selects Information Technology Flight Operations Support Contract


CLIMATE SCIENCE
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

EARTH OBSERVATION

What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape
A new surveying technique developed at The University of Nottingham is giving geologists their first detailed picture of how ground movement associated with historical mining is changing the face of ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Patriot performs flawlessly in Japan test firings
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) continued its track record of successfully test firing Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System during its annual training exerc ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System
Lockheed Martin has been selected to apply its extensive experience with protected satellite communications to support a new generation of agile, commercially based military satellite communications ... more
PHYSICS NEWS

Satellite brought closer to Earth to work
A European gravity-mapping satellite orbiting about 340 miles closer to Earth than any other satellite is to be brought even lower and closer, officials say. ... more
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  • ROBO SPACE

    Ban 'killer robots,' rights group urges

    LAUNCH PAD

    ILS Launches the EchoStar XVI Satellite

    UAV NEWS

    USAF and Raytheon evaluate avoidance capabilities for safe UAS flight

    MISSILE NEWS

    India steps up cruise missile production

    SPACEMART

    Mars on, Moon off at Europe space talks

    ROCKET SCIENCE

    S. Korea readies for delayed rocket launch

    EXO LIFE

    Lifting The Ceiling On Terran Lifeforms

    SPACE SCOPES

    Hubble helps find candidate for most distant object in the Universe yet observed

    STELLAR CHEMISTRY

    Born-again star foreshadows fate of Solar System

    VSAT NEWS

    Spatial Energy Becomes First Astrium Services OilGas Global Reseller

    NASA Innovator of Year Hunts for Extraterrestrial Amino Acids

    MESSENGER Finds Unusual Groups of Ridges and Troughs on Mercury

    NASA's Kepler Wraps Prime Mission, Begins Extension

    Supersonic Decelerator Project 'On Track' for Success

    Europe, U.S. talk space program link

    BaBar Experiment Confirms Time Asymmetry

    Martian And Terran History Finding a common denominator

    How many Russian Earth observation satellites will be in orbit by 2015?

    Lockheed Martin Expands Range Of Cloud Computing Services for UK Government

    Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

    South Korea's rocket launch likely to take place Nov. 29

    China launches third environment monitoring satellite

    Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal

    Three ISS crew return to Earth in Russian capsule

    Station Crew Off Duty After Undocking

    What Goes Down Must Come Back Up

    Rare image of Super-Jupiter sheds light on planet formation

    Astronomers Directly Image Massive Star's 'Super-Jupiter'

    Leonid meteor shower comes around

    New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access

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