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January 01, 2013
IRON AND ICE
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, Discovery.com 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 MEDICINE

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
LAUNCH PAD

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
SPACE TRAVEL

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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SKY NIGHTLY

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


GPS NEWS

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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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
GPS NEWS

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
EXO WORLDS

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Lockheed receives Aegis development contract

Harris continues support services for missile defense systems

China hits back as G7 talk about economy

Taiwan angry over 'emotional' female president comments

G7 says 'concerned' by situation in East, South China seas

G7 needs 'clear and tough stance' on territorial disputes: Tusk

Chinese state media warns G7 against South China Sea 'meddling'

EXO LIFE

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
MICROSAT BLITZ

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
SPACE SCOPES

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
Solar systems for home and business
Solar systems for home and business
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STATION NEWS

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
SPACE SCOPES

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
24/7 News Coverage
How a huge landslide shaped Zion National Park

Predation in ancient microbial ecosystems dates back 740M years

Clouds provide clue to better climate predictions

Is aging inevitable? Not necessarily for sea urchins

Abundance inequality in freshwater communities has an ecological origin

From Jungfraujoch Station: How new atmospheric aerosols form

Antarctic fossils reveal south was not safer during dinosaur extinction

MARSDAILY

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
VSAT NEWS

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
ROBO SPACE

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
ROBO SPACE
Russia designs manned lunar spacecraft

GRAIL Lunar Impact Site Named for Astronaut Sally Ride

NASA probes crash into the moon


ROBO SPACE
Russia May Join ExoMars Project in Q1 2013

ARCA will test the parachutes for the ExoMars spacecraft

Working Through the Holidays


ROBO SPACE
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


ROBO SPACE
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

LAUNCH PAD

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

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
LAUNCH PAD

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 NEWS

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
Training Space Professionals Since 1970

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MARSDAILY

Curiosity Rover Takes Detailed Self-Portrait on Mars

GPS NEWS

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

EARLY EARTH

Ups and downs of biodiversity after mass extinction

GPS NEWS

Beidou helps put region on the map

ICE WORLD

Study shows rapid warming on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

ICE WORLD

CryoSat hits land

ABOUT US

Fluctuating environment may have driven human evolution

AEROSPACE

NASA Is With You When You Fly

ICE WORLD

Antarctic science drill project called off

SPACEWAR

China launches rival GPS satellite system

Russia to Launch New Light Class Carrier Rocket in 2013

Russia upgrading booster rocket for NASA manned missions

Russia Designs New Spaceship

Liquid crystal research, future applications advance

Chinese scientists find evidence for speed of gravity

China launches Beidou as rival to GPS

Russian Rocket will launch Scotland's First Satellite

China forms key lab for cryogenic propellant

Sun online

Russia Launches $70 Bln Space Program for 2013-2020

Investigation into Proton Launch Anomaly Continues as Root Cause is being Evaluated

SKorea retrieves NKorean rocket engine debris

Working Through the Holidays

Russia May Join ExoMars Project in Q1 2013

UKube-1 Signs up for Launch and Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing

Satellite highs, suspension lows for Indian space sector in 2012

Space Export Control Reform Passes House and Senate

A World of Troubles: 2013

What a UAV Can Do With Depth Perception

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

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