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January 04, 2013
MARSDAILY
'Black Beauty' could yield Martian secrets
Washington (AFP) Jan 4, 2013
A fist-sized meteorite nicknamed "Black Beauty" could unlock vital clues to the evolution of Mars from the warm and wet place it once was to its current cold and dry state, NASA said Thursday. Discovered in Morocco's Sahara Desert in 2011, the 11-ounce (320-gram) space rock contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites and could be the first ever to have originated on the planet's surface or crust. After more than a year of intensive study, a team of US scientists determined the met ... read more
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GPS NEWS

New location system could compete with GPS
A positioning technology that could compete with satellite-based global positioning systems can work indoors as well as out, its Australian developers say. ... more
EXO WORLDS

Billions and Billions of Planets
Look up at the night sky and you'll see stars, sure. But you're also seeing planets-billions and billions of them. At least. That's the conclusion of a new study by astronomers at the California Ins ... more
IRON AND ICE

Vesta: Giant impacts delivered carbon
The protoplanet Vesta has been witness to an eventful past: images taken by the framing camera onboard NASA's space probe Dawn show two enormous craters in the southern hemisphere. The images ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

A Vast Rotating Disk Of Dwarf Galaxies Surrounding The Andromeda Galaxy
A new study of our nearest giant cosmic neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy, shows that more than half of its small, dwarf galaxy companions are aligned in a giant disk that appears to rotate around the ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

Congress Approves Bill Supporting Human Space Exploration
The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a Senate amendment to H.R. 6586, a bipartisan bill sponsored by Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) that extends a ... more
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Surprise Pancake Structure in Andromeda Galaxy Upends Galactic Understanding
Astronomers using the Canada-France-Hawaii and W. M. Keck Observatory telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii have been amazed to find a group of dwarf galaxies moving in unison in the vicinit ... more
MARSDAILY

Stanford researchers develop acrobatic space rovers to explore moons and asteroids
Stanford researchers, in collaboration with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have designed a robotic platform that could take space exploration to new ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

SKY NIGHTLY

NASA, Penn State give New Year's gift of space images
A large new collection of space photos taken at wavelengths that are invisible to the human eye and blocked by Earth's atmosphere has been released as a New Year's gift to the people of Earth by NAS ... more
MARSDAILY

Researchers Identify Water Rich Meteorite Linked To Mars Crust
NASA-funded researchers analyzing a small meteorite that may be the first discovered from the Martian surface or crust have found it contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites from u ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Magnetic fields created before the first stars
Magnets have practically become everyday objects. Earlier on, however, the universe consisted only of nonmagnetic elements and particles. Just how the magnetic forces came into existence has been re ... more
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Three key ISRO centres get new chiefs
The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has appointed three new directors for its various operational centres at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu and spacepor ... more
SPACE SCOPES

A Eulogy to Herschel
With its 2160 liters of liquid helium about to run out, the Herschel Space Observatory will, by the end of March, become just another piece of space junk. In January's Physics World, Steve Eal ... more
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CONSTELLATIONS

Globalstar Secures $30 Million Capital Raise With Terrapin Opportunity, L.P.
Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) has obtained a committed issuer managed equity financing facility under which it may from time to time sell up to $30.0 million of its voting common stock to Terrapin Opportu ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Galactic geysers fuelled by star stuff
Enormous outflows of charged particles from the centre of our Galaxy, stretching more than halfway across the sky and moving at supersonic speeds, have been detected and mapped with CSIRO's 64-m Par ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Station Spinal Ultrasounds Seeking Why Astronauts Grow Taller in Space
Did you ever wish you could be just a teensy bit taller? Well, if you spend a few months in space, you could get your wish - temporarily. It is a commonly known fact that astronauts living aboard t ... more
SPACE MEDICINE
Russia designs manned lunar spacecraft

GRAIL Lunar Impact Site Named for Astronaut Sally Ride

NASA probes crash into the moon


SPACE MEDICINE
'Black Beauty' could yield Martian secrets

'Spiky' rovers could explore martian moon

ARCA will test the parachutes for the ExoMars spacecraft


SPACE MEDICINE
Congress Approves Bill Supporting Human Space Exploration

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

NASA's Destination Station Exhibit Opens In Mesa, Arizona


SPACE MEDICINE
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

MARSDAILY

Mars meteorite has significant water
NASA says a small meteorite, possibly the first discovered from the martian surface, contains 10 times more water than meteorites that later originated on Mars. Scientists have spent a year studying the meteorite dubbed Northwest Africa 7034 found 2011 in the Sahara and have determined it formed 2.1 Bil years ago. ... more
IRON AND ICE

Dawn races into 2013 on target for Ceres
Dawn concludes 2012 almost 13,000 times farther from Vesta than it began the year. At that time, it was in its lowest orbit, circling the alien world at an average altitude of only 210 kilometers (1 ... more
LAUNCH PAD

CSF Applauds Passage Of Risk-Sharing Regime Extension For Launch Industry
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation has thanked Members of Congress for the extension of government risk-sharing for commercial launch companies. A bill to extend the current framework for o ... more
TECH SPACE

COM DEV wins commercial contract from MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates
COM DEV International Ltd has been awarded an Authorization to Proceed (ATP) contract from MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates to work on a project to deliver Ku-band and Ka-band multiplexers, switch ... more
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