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January 01, 2013
Comet heads our way for celestial show in 2013
Cambridge, Mass. (UPI) Jan 01, 2013
A newly discovered comet could be the celestial spectacle of a century and light up the skies as bright as a full moon in 2013, its Russian discoverers say. Amateur Russian skywatchers Artyom Novichonok and Vitali Nevski observed the object dubbed Comet ISON in September, reported. "The object was slow and had a unique movement," Novichonok wrote on a comet-hunting blog. "But we could not be certain that it was a comet, because the scale of our images are quite small ... read more
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Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer's: US study
Long journeys into deep space, including a mission to Mars, could expose astronauts to levels of cosmic radiation harmful to the brain and accelerate Alzheimer's disease, said US research Monday. ... more

Rokot Launch Set for January 15
The launch of a Rokot carrier rocket, postponed indefinitely in early December over technical issues, is scheduled for January 15, Russian Space Forces spokesman Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said on Satur ... more

NASA's Destination Station Exhibit Opens In Mesa, Arizona
Arizonans can get a sense of what spaceflight is like at NASA's Destination Station exhibit at the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa. The interactive exhibit reveals the inside of America's ... more
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Clear New Year Skies for 2013
Summer in Australia is great for sky gazers. We have some of the best skies in the world full of bright stars, prominent constellations and fascinating celestial sights. Lots of budding astronomers ... more


China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival
China's domestically-produced navigation system aims to take 70 to 80 percent of the now GPS-dominated domestic market by 2020, a spokesman for the system said Thursday. We hope industries based on ... more
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Researchers told to ward off navigation system interference
A high-ranking military official on Friday urged researchers to properly maintain China's home-grown navigation system so it can provide steady and reliable services for the country's economic devel ... more

A stray planet
Some time ago, scientists discovered that there are planets that do not rotate around any star, like the Earth rotates around the Sun, but "travel" in the universe all alone. Till now, scientists ha ... more
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Pentagon needs to adapt to recruit top talent: Carter

Raytheon modernizing South Korean Patriot system

KAI preferred bidder for new Korean Air Force jet

Deadline abandoned in marathon Iran nuclear talks

Bikes, bowties and schnitzel: the main players at Iran talks

S. Korea creates cyber-security post to counter North's threat

Falcon 9 Evolves


The toughest animal on Earth...and in space!
An animal that can live without water, resist extreme temperatures and strong radiation, and has survived the vacuum of space; that is a basic description of a Tardigrade. More commonly called the ' ... more

PhoneSat: Smart, Small and Sassy
The fast-paced proliferation and popularity of mobile devices here on Earth, like smartphones loaded with powerful operating systems, will find a new niche marketa euros " this time in space, thanks ... more

Hubble Eyes a Wanderer Dancing the Dance of Stars and Space
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provides us this week with a spectacular image of the bright star-forming ring that surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097. In this image, the l ... more
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Expedition 34 Ready to Ring in New Year
The new Expedition 34 trio of Flight Engineers Chris Hadfield, Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn wrapped up its first full week aboard the International Space Station on Friday. They along with Comm ... more

An Image Gallery Gift from NASA's Swift
Of the three telescopes carried by NASA's Swift satellite, only one captures cosmic light at energies similar to those seen by the human eye. Although small by the standards of ground-based observat ... more
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Good luck and the Chinese reverse global forest loss

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Discovery of 2 new species of primitive fishes

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Daily dam releases on Deerfield River reduce downstream flows

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ARCA will test the parachutes for the ExoMars spacecraft
ARCA and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a 1,1 mil. $ contract for the ExoMars, High Altitude Drop Test - Balloon Flight Services Program (HADT-BFS). During the contract, ARCA will contribute ... more

KVH Doubles Capacity for Caribbean Region of mini-VSAT Broadband Network
Staying ahead of the bandwidth demands for its rapidly growing customer base, KVH Industries has just doubled the capacity of its mini-VSAT Broadband network in the busy Caribbean region. The capaci ... more

Explore Your Curiosity with New Rover-Themed Badge on Foursquare
NASA and the mobile application Foursquare have teamed up to help you unlock your scientific curiosity with a new rover-themed Curiosity Explorer badge. Users of the Foursquare social media platform ... more
Russia designs manned lunar spacecraft

GRAIL Lunar Impact Site Named for Astronaut Sally Ride

NASA probes crash into the moon

Russia May Join ExoMars Project in Q1 2013

ARCA will test the parachutes for the ExoMars spacecraft

Working Through the Holidays

China's Chengdu aiming to be world's next Silicon Valley

Satellite highs, suspension lows for Indian space sector in 2012

NASA's Destination Station Exhibit Opens In Mesa, Arizona

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China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft


Russian rocket launch rescheduled
A postponed Russian rocket launch has been rescheduled for Jan. 15, the Russian Space Forces said. ... more

China's Chengdu aiming to be world's next Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurs in China's southwest are dreaming of turning the city of Chengdu into the world's next Silicon Valley as the government encourages more investment outside the booming coastal regions. ... more

Investigation into Proton Launch Anomaly Continues as Root Cause is being Evaluated
The Russian Commission, convened by Khrunichev, continues its investigation and is preparing a report concerning the root cause of the December 8th ILS Proton launch anomaly with the Yamal 402 satel ... more

Station Crew Ringing in New Year
The six Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station are seeing out the old year and ringing in the new one as they orbit 260 miles above the Earth. Their home in space marked a ... more
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