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November 24, 2012
SPACEWAR
New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access
Washington DC (AFPS) Nov 22, 2012
The new Defense Department space policy, updated to reflect the fast-growing use and sometimes misuse of the space domain, addresses issues of safety, sustainability and security in space for the 21st century and beyond. The policy, signed Oct. 18, 2012, by Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, follows the release in 2010 of President Barack Obama's National Space Policy, and in 2011 of the National Security Space Strategy, the first such strategy to be cosigned by the defense secretary and t ... read more
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GPS NEWS

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to boost the performance of more than 600 specialist vehicles used for waste management, street cleaning and highway maintenance with an innovative tracki ... more
SPACEMART

SES' Astra 2F Satellite Starts Operations
SES report that the ASTRA 2F satellite has successfully completed its in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and in commercial service at the orbital neighborhood of 28.2/28.5 degrees East. ... more
EXO LIFE

Can life emerge on planets around cooling stars?
Astronomers find planets in strange places and wonder if they might support life. One such place would be in orbit around a white or brown dwarf. While neither is a star like the sun, both glow and ... more
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TECH SPACE

University of Glasgow and Clyde Space set to put brakes on space junk problem
Engineers at the University of Glasgow and Clyde Space Ltd have developed a practical solution to the increasing problem of space debris. Millions of pieces of 'space junk' are orbiting the Earth as ... more


SPACE SCOPES

Final North American Alma Antenna Delivered
After an odyssey of design and construction stretching across more than a decade, North America has delivered the last of the 25, 12-meter-diameter dish antennas that comprise its share of antennas ... more
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BLUE SKY

Satellite photo shows odd cloud phenomenon
NASA says its Terra Earth observation satellite has captured a striking image of an atmospheric phenomenon knows as "cloud streets" over Canada's Hudson Bay. ... more
SPACE SCOPES

Snap the stars to see your photo on ESA portal
Have you taken an interesting astronomical photo this year? From planets and moons to the Sun, stars and galaxies, we'd like you to send us your images to feature as our Space Science Image of the W ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US must 'destroy' jihadists in Iraq, Syria: ex-general

Israeli strikes kill senior Hamas commanders in Gaza

Lebanon army arrests Arab-Israeli infiltrator: security

Military Sealift command contracts logistics services

Justice elusive for Syria chemical attack victims: HRW

Iran denies linking Iraq role to Western sanctions

British arbitration tribunal backs up Raytheon

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Planck discovers filament of hot gas linking two galaxy clusters
Scanning the sky at microwave and sub-millimetre wavelengths with Planck, astronomers have unambiguously detected a 'bridge' of hot gas connecting two galaxy clusters, Abell 399 and Abell 401. ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Failed explosions explain most peculiar supernovae
Supercomputer simulations have revealed that a type of oddly dim, exploding star is probably a class of duds-one that could nonetheless throw new light on the mysterious nature of dark energy. Most ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

At Helsinki's Slush, start-ups 'speed date' for financing
It's 10:00 am at Helsinki's Cable Factory and for Yan Shtefanets, a 23-year-old Russian student, the clock is ticking: he has two minutes to pitch his start-up to investors to secure much-needed financing. ... more
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MARSDAILY

Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings
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. ... more
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
24/7 News Coverage
Rescuers comb through devastation of Japan landslide

Tropical storm Karina shaped like a number 9

Neanderthals and humans interacted for thousands of years

Climate change: meteorologists preparing for the worst

Bats bolster brain hypothesis, maybe technology, too

Microbes can create dripstones

Freeways as fences, trapping the mountain lions of Los Angeles

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
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
SPACE TRAVEL
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


SPACE TRAVEL
Martian And Terran History Finding a common denominator

Curiosity Rover Preparing for Thanksgiving Activities

Curiosity Team May Reveal Major Discovery Soon


SPACE TRAVEL
UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment

Europe, U.S. talk space program link

At Helsinki's Slush, start-ups 'speed date' for financing


SPACE TRAVEL
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

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
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
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
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  • LAUNCH PAD

    Mexsat Bicentenario is delivered to French Guiana for its December launch on Ariane 5

    MARSDAILY

    Survey At 'Matijevic Hill' Wrapping Up

    MARSDAILY

    Curiosity Rover Preparing for Thanksgiving Activities

    MARSDAILY

    Meteorite samples provide definitive evidence of water and rock types on Mars

    SPACEMART

    European Ministers decide to invest in space to boost Europe's competitiveness and growth

    UAV NEWS

    Precision, Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft

    CLIMATE SCIENCE

    CU-NOAA study shows summer climate change, mostly warming

    EARTH OBSERVATION

    What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape

    MISSILE DEFENSE

    Patriot performs flawlessly in Japan test firings

    MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

    Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System

    Satellite brought closer to Earth to work

    Ban 'killer robots,' rights group urges

    ILS Launches the EchoStar XVI Satellite

    USAF and Raytheon evaluate avoidance capabilities for safe UAS flight

    India steps up cruise missile production

    Mars on, Moon off at Europe space talks

    S. Korea readies for delayed rocket launch

    Lifting The Ceiling On Terran Lifeforms

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

    Born-again star foreshadows fate of Solar System

    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

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