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November 26, 2012
LAUNCH PAD
Failure Of India's Big Rocket Project Is Symbolic Of Deep Structural Problems
New Delhi, India (SPX) Nov 25, 2012
The ongoing "Asia Pivot" by United States is rapidly changing the regional dynamics of the Indo - Pacific region, and nowhere is it more visible than the sphere of cooperation in defence and space research. Recently Canadian and Australian defence co-operation and ties with India reached unprecedented highs, a chain of event termed as the "Rise of the Anglosphere" by historian Walter Russell Mead. However, the successive failure of Indian GSLV missions, combined with India's stubborn secrecy ... read more
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MARSDAILY

Intrigue from Mars, or Grotzinger's silence
Mars rover Curiosity has collected shocking data that may make it into the history books, John Grotzinger, lead scientist of the Mars Science Laboratory mission, said on Thursday. He declined ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Russian Briz-M puts US satellite into orbit
A Russian Briz-M upper stage has successfully put a US Ecostar-16 communication satellite into orbit. According to Roscosmos, this happened at 7:43 Moscow time this morning. A Proton-M carrie ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Fly me to the universe
In the eye of Ouyang Ziyuan, Chinese will not only explore the moon and Mars, but the sun, Venus and Jupiter, as well. "I wish we could travel further away," said Ouyang, chief scientist of Ch ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

TerraSAR-X image of the month - the Santorini volcano expands
Glasses are rattling on the shelves and the ground is rumbling - since January 2011 the earth under the Santorini volcano has been stirring. Most of the time, it is barely noticeable, but ever ... more


ROCKET SCIENCE

Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed
The U.S. Air Force says an investigation into engine trouble during a recent Delta rocket launch will delay the launch of its X-37B mini-shuttle. ... more
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ECLIPSES

The Surprising Appeal of a Cloudy Eclipse
Huntsville AL (SPX) Nov 25, 2012 Astrophysicist and legendary eclipse chaser Fred Espenak has a rating scheme for natural wonders. "On a scale of 1 to 10," he says, "total eclipses are a million." ... more
MARSDAILY

Spacecraft Monitoring Martian Dust Storm
A Martian dust storm that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking since last week has also produced atmospheric changes detectable by rovers on Mars. Using the orbiter's Mars Colo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Japan defence chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China

China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia

Ukraine PM says Russia undermining global stability

11 soldiers killed, 14 wounded in Algeria attack: security

Palestinians mull handing territory 'keys' back to Israel

Drone strike in Yemen kills 5 'Qaeda' militants: source

SPACEMART

EDRS space network ready to go ahead
The design of Europe's data relay satellite system - EDRS - has been completed and approved. This marks the moment when it moves ahead with a green light from its first customer, the Global Monitori ... more
SPACEWAR

New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access
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 21 ... more
SPACEMART

Europe to invest 12 bln euros in a new space Odyssey
Member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Canada met in Naples, Italy, to determine the space agenda and the budget for the next five years. The discussed projects include ExoMars rover, ... more
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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
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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First radar vision for Copernicus

Egyptian sensing satellite placed in orbit

ISEE-3: An Old Friend Comes to Visit Earth

Giant lasers could control the weather

Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest: official

West Africa's Ebola outbreak prompts changes in I.Coast cuisine

Fresh tremor rattles Papua New Guinea after 7.5 quake

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

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


SPACE SCOPES
Curiosity Rover Preparing for Thanksgiving Activities

Intrigue from Mars, or Grotzinger's silence

Spacecraft Monitoring Martian Dust Storm


SPACE SCOPES
UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment

Fly me to the universe

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


SPACE SCOPES
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

RUSSIAN SPACE

Ukraine Presses Russia on Joint Space Launch Program
The implementation of a Russian-Ukrainian space launch program now depends on the Russian Defense Ministry, the head of the Ukrainian State Space Agency said on Friday. Yuriy Alekseyev said Uk ... more
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
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
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
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    SPACE TRAVEL

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

    MARSDAILY

    Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings

    ROCKET SCIENCE

    S. Korea rocket launch set for Nov 29

    SPACEMART

    Defying money crunch, Europe sets new goals in space

    LAUNCH PAD

    France, Germany compromise on Ariane launcher: minister

    SPACE TRAVEL

    UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment

    OUTER PLANETS

    Dwarf planet Makemake lacks atmosphere

    MARSDAILY

    Curiosity Team May Reveal Major Discovery Soon

    LAUNCH PAD

    Pleiades 1B is ready for integration in the payload "stack" for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission

    Germany consolidates its position in European space

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

    Survey At 'Matijevic Hill' Wrapping Up

    Curiosity Rover Preparing for Thanksgiving Activities

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

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

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

    CU-NOAA study shows summer climate change, mostly warming

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

    Patriot performs flawlessly in Japan test firings

    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

    India tests missile interceptor

    India counters China map claims in a tit-for-tat move

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