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January 30, 2013
NUKEWARS
S. Korea launches third bid to join global space club
Seoul (AFP) Jan 30, 2013
South Korea launched a rocket Wednesday in its third bid to put a satellite in orbit - a high-stakes challenge to national pride after rival North Korea succeeded in the same mission last month. A positive outcome after successive failures in 2009 and 2010 is critical to ensuring the future of South Korea's launch programme and realising its ambition of full membership of the elite global space club. The 140-tonne Korea Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-I) blasted off at 4:00 pm (0700 GMT) from the Na ... read more
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RUSSIAN SPACE

Official: No crisis in Russia's space work
Despite a recent string of failures, rumors of a crisis in the Russian space industry are "absolutely wrong," the head of Russia's space agency said. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA to recycle parts for science work
NASA says it is recycling parts used to test satellites to create an instrument for the International Space Station to measure ocean surface winds. ... more
NUKEWARS

Iran monkey in space 'masks missile plan'
Iran's claim to have lofted a monkey into space atop a Kavoshgar rocket as a step toward a manned space program is making headlines but Western experts worry it's really part of Tehran's quest for more powerful ballistic missiles. ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Companies prepare commercial spacecraft
NASA says three commercial companies now are engaged in activities to confirm commercial spacecraft are safe to carry crews to the International Space Station. ... more


SPACE SCOPES

Hubble Finds Appearances can be Deceptive
Globular clusters are roughly spherical collections of extremely old stars, and around 150 of them are scattered around our galaxy. Hubble is one of the best telescopes for studying these, as its ex ... more
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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
GPS NEWS

Galileo's search and rescue system passes first space test
The first switch-on of a Galileo search and rescue package shows it to be working well. Its activation begins a major expansion of the space-based Cospas-Sarsat network, which brings help to air and ... more
SPACE SCOPES

NASA Readies Chamber A For James Webb Space Telescope Fitout
NASA's "Chamber A" thermal vacuum testing chamber famous for being used during Apollo missions has now been upgraded and remodeled to accommodate testing the James Webb Space Telescope. When t ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Launches Atlas V Rocket With Spy Satellite - United Launch Alliance

Russia About to Drastically Boost Its Orbital Surveillance Capabilities

British MP in China propaganda video 'deeply concerned'

VSE reactivating mothballed frigates

Bell-Boeing gets $544 million Osprey contract modification

Five US troops wounded in Afghanistan: military

Turkey reshuffles military top brass in wake of coup

SOLAR SCIENCE

Sounding Rocket Mission Offers Roadmap To Future Solar Missions
A NASA sounding rocket flight in 2012 captured five minutes of the highest-resolution images ever taken of the Sun's million-degree outer atmosphere, the corona. The new images have provided tantali ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Remote Sensing Solution Takes Wing Aboard Ultralight Aircraft
Using the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR sensor, Headwall's integration partner Alava Ingenieros (Madrid, Spain) will provide the worldwide scientific community with a completely integrated ... more
DEEP IMPACT

Celestial Sleuths Track Historic Meteor Procession To South Atlantic
A century ago, one of the most spectacular astronomical sights ever recorded lit up the skies when a grand procession of meteors blazed their way through the Earth's atmosphere. The event made headl ... more
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EXO LIFE

Exploring the Seafloors of Earth and Europa in search of exo lifeforms
Hydrogen sulfide is a poison gas that's lethal for humans even in very low concentrations. Yet, this compound-two parts hydrogen, one part sulfur-turned out to be the food source for bacteria that w ... more
TIME AND SPACE

More than one brain behind E=mc2
Two American physicists outline the role played by Austrian physicist Friedrich Hasenohrl in establishing the proportionality between the energy (E) of a quantity of matter with its mass (m) in a ca ... more
24/7 News Coverage
CO2 can be stored underground for 10 times the length needed to avoid climatic impact

Effects of past tropical deforestation will be felt for years to come

Europe backing 'limitless' energy project in France

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Newly discovered material property may lead to high temp superconductivity

Biological wizardry ferments carbon monoxide into biofuel

Reducing carbon emissions using waste marble powder

MISSILE DEFENSE

Missile defense EEKV shows value
Raytheon's new enhanced Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle demonstrated its capability in a recent non-intercept homeland missile defense test. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Awards Space Launch System Advanced Development Grants
NASA has awarded grants to nine universities for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). The agency is providing approximately $2.25 m ... more
CHIP TECH

Quantum Communication: Each Photon Counts
Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical applic ... more
CHIP TECH
US, Europe team up for moon fly-by

Russia to Launch Lunar Mission in 2015

US, Europe team up for moon fly-by


CHIP TECH
Is there life on Mars?

Opportunity At Work At Whitewater Lake

Thawing Dry Ice Drives Groovy Action On Mars


CHIP TECH
TDRS-K Offers Upgrade to Vital Communications Net

Companies prepare commercial spacecraft

NASA to recycle parts for science work


CHIP TECH
Reshuffle for Tiangong

China to launch 20 spacecrafts in 2013

Mr Xi in Space

TECH SPACE

Liquid metal makes silicon crystals at record low temperatures
A new way of making crystalline silicon, developed by U-M researchers, could make this crucial ingredient of computers and solar cells much cheaper and greener. Silicon dioxide, or sand, makes ... more
TECH SPACE

DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold
A team of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has shown that by bringing gold nanoparticles close to the dots and using a DNA template to control the distances, ... more
ICE WORLD

Deep ice shows Greenland was warmer; offers clued to future warming impacts
A new study by an international team of scientists analyzing ice cores from the Greenland ice sheet going back in time more than 100,000 years indicates the last interglacial period may be a good an ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

How to predict the future of technology
The bread and butter of investing for Silicon Valley tech companies is stale. Instead, a new method of predicting the evolution of technology could save tech giants millions in research and developm ... more
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CHIP TECH

NIST's 'nanotubes on a chip' may simplify optical power measurements

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

US Army Upgrades Manpack Radios For MUOS Network

ROBO SPACE

Engineers Building Hard-working Mining Robot

ROCKET SCIENCE

Dextre Refuels Mock Satellite and Aces a Major Test for Space Robotics

ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Engineers Resurrect And Test Mighty F-1 Engine Gas Generator

SPACE TRAVEL

TDRS-K Offers Upgrade to Vital Communications Net

SPACE MEDICINE

Flies to hitch ride into space for heart study

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Dung beetles follow the Milky Way

EXO WORLDS

The Origin And Maintenance Of A Retrograde Exoplanet

TECH SPACE

Supercomputer sets computing record

Hi-C Mission Sees Energy in the Sun's Corona

The 3D fireworks of a star

N. Korea defiant over nuclear test

Baffling pulsar leaves astronomers in the dark

NASA Super-Tiger Balloon Shatters Flight Record

First Ariane 5 For 2013 Ready For Loading

NASA Officially Joins ESA's 'Dark Universe' Mission

Six Globalstar birds set to fly on Soyuz from from Baikonur

Betelgeuse braces for a collision

Red Explosions - Secret Life of Binary Stars Revealed

Chameleon Star Baffles Astronomers

Astronomer Creates Computer Models That Help Explain How Galaxies Formed And Evolved

Sun-Gazing Sorce Satellite, Designed To Last 5 Years, Turns 10

Commercial Asteroid Hunters Announce Plans For New Robotic Exploration Fleet

Scientists create tractor beam

Is there life on Mars?

Russia warns Kazakhstan in Baikonur cosmodrome dispute

N. Korea threat 'merciless' retaliation on South

China, Japan scholars seek way out in islands row

Outside View: Demise of American politics

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