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January 17, 2013
Raytheon wins DARPA contract to design new military imaging satellites
Tucson AZ (SPX) Jan 17, 2013
Raytheon has been awarded a $1.5 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for phase one of the agency's Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements (SeeMe) program. During the next nine months, the company will complete the design for small satellites to enhance warfighter situational awareness in the battlespace. The SeeMe program will provide useful on-demand imagery information directly to the warfighter in the field from a low-cost satellite constellation launched ... read more
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PODEX Experiment to Reshape Future of Atmospheric Science
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China to launch 20 spacecrafts in 2013
China plans to launch 20 spacecrafts this year, including the country's third lunar probe Chang'e-3 and manned spacecraft Shenzhou-10, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) annou ... more
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ChemCam follows the 'Yellowknife Road' to Martian wet area
Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the French Space Agency have tracked a trail of minerals that point to the prior presence of water at the Curiosity rover site on Mars. Rese ... more

Soyuz rockets will be taking Americans to ISS
US President Barack Obama has signed a bill permitting NASA to pay Russia for delivering American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) till the end of 2020. The US Administration has ... more
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Russia to Launch Lunar Mission in 2015
Russia will launch a robotic lunar station in 2015, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos chief Vladimir Popovkin said on Tuesday. Luna-Glob will lift off from the Vostochny space port in Russia's Fa ... more

NASA Mars Rover Preparing to Drill Into First Martian Rock
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Nexter joins robot development business
Robots are playing critical roles on the battlefield and are growing in diversity, capability and manufacture. ... more
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US, Europe team up for moon fly-by
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Mars rover readies first rock drilling
The Mars rover Curiosity will soon begin to drill into the Red Planet for the first time, mission officials said Tuesday ahead of the highly anticipated endeavor. ... more
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S. Korea satellite rocket launch set for Jan 30-Feb 8
South Korea will make another bid at the end of this month to put a satellite in orbit and gain entry to an elite global space club that includes Asian powers China, India and Japan. ... more

Hughes Awarded Order by EPA for Satellite Broadband Services
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, has announced that it has r ... more

China promotes Beidou technology on transport vehicles
Major transportation vehicles in parts of China are now required to use homegrown Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), according to the country's transport authorities Monday. All tour co ... more
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Neon lights up exploding stars
An international team of nuclear astrophysicists has shed new light on the explosive stellar events known as novae. These dramatic explosions are driven by nuclear processes and make previously unse ... more

USAF and Lockheed Martin Deliver Next Infrared Surveillance Satellite
The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin have delivered the second Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it ... more

NASA Engineers Resurrect And Test Mighty F-1 Engine Gas Generator
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Asteroid deflection mission seeks smashing ideas
A space rock several hundred metres across is heading towards our planet and the last-ditch attempt to avert a disaster - an untested mission to deflect it - fails. This fictional scene of films and ... more
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