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February 05, 2013
VSAT NEWS
TeleCommunication Systems Receives Incremental Funding From US Army For SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems
Annapolis, MD (SPX) Feb 05, 2013
TeleCommunication Systems has received $3.4 million in incremental funding from the U.S. Army for equipment, field services support and maintenance of Secure Internet Protocol Router and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems equipment. News Facts: The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program is funding these procurements through the Army' ... read more
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IRON AND ICE

Small Asteroid to Whiz Past Earth Safely
The small near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass very close to Earth on February 15, so close that it will pass inside the ring of geosynchronous weather and communications satellites. NASA's ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Ahmadinejad says ready to be Iran's first spaceman
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he is ready "to be the first man in space" under Iran's ambitious programme which aims to send a human being into orbit by 2020. ... more
MOON DAILY

Building a lunar base with 3D printing
Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

Flight Control Test-2 for SLS at ATK
An ATK technician performs one last check on the avionics test article for solid rocket boosters in preparation for the second Flight Control Test of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) at the ATK faci ... more


GPS NEWS

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service For Agriculture
Trimble has introduced a new high-accuracy correction service available to the agriculture market. The Trimble RangePoint RTX correction service is an introductory, cost-effective correction service ... more
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VSAT NEWS

New Tooway Packages from Eutelsat Offer Consumers Europe's Fastest Satellite Broadband
Eutelsat Communications has announced a new range of Tooway packages delivering the fastest satellite-based consumer broadband speeds in Europe, unlimited data download usage day and night and more ... more
IRON AND ICE

Dawn Look Backs
Its long and daring interplanetary journey continuing smoothly, Dawn is making good progress in gradually reshaping its orbit around the sun. Its uniquely efficient ion propulsion system is gently b ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India Set to Test Domestically-Produced Scramjet Engine in Third Quarter

N. Korea says any further nuclear test depends on US

SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

US tells Beijing sea patrols will continue: official

China builds massive seaplane: state media

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

CACI International to support U.S. Cyber Command

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Where are all the dwarfs?
Astronomers of the international CLUES collaboration have identified "Cosmic Web Stripping" as a new way of explaining the famous missing dwarf problem: the lack of observed dwarf galaxies compared ... more
VSAT NEWS

ViaSat Augments Global Mobility Satellite Network with New Capacity
ViaSat has signed four new contracts that increase the total Ku-band capacity of its global mobility network by more than 60 percent. This investment in additional bandwidth will be reserved for gov ... more
VSAT NEWS

Australian Defence Science Organisation To Use Deployable VSAT System
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. has received an order from the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) for its Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems. The ... more
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VSAT NEWS

SES and VimpelCom sign deal for additional capacity to serve Russia's Far Eastern regions
SES have announced that JSC VimpelCom (TM Beeline), one of Russia's leading mobile operators, has signed a three-year capacity deal for additional capacity on SES' NSS-9 satellite to deliver high-qu ... more
VSAT NEWS

Big Sky Associates Helps NASA Adapt Mobile Technology
NASA tapped Big Sky Associates to develop a strategy to allow employees and constituents to securely and seamlessly access and share agency information from anywhere on any device. Big Sky Ass ... more
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GPS NEWS

MediaTek Announces World's First 5-in-1 Multi-GNSS Receiver
MediaTek has announced the availability of its MT3332/MT3333, the world's first 5-in-1 multi-GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver SoC solutions that support the Beidou Satellite Naviga ... more
VSAT NEWS

Lucid Logistics To Release First Secure MRM All-Satellite Solution
Lucid Logistics has announced a March 1st release date of the AMS-500i for use in vertical markets globally, including: Oil and Gas, Mining, Heavy Equipment, SCADA, Fixed Assets, Logistics, Governme ... more
VSAT NEWS

Eutelsat Moves into New-generation In-flight Connectivity Services via KA-SAT
Eutelsat Communications has launched of a new aeronautical mobile service called Eutelsat Air Access designed to accelerate the deployment by commercial airlines operating in Europe of in-flight con ... more
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Building a lunar base with 3D printing

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VSAT NEWS
AAS Division For Planetary Sciences Issues Statement On Mars 2020 Program

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VSAT NEWS
Ahmadinejad says ready to be Iran's first spaceman

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Partner On Dream Chaser Programs

NASA Launches Next-Gen Communications Satellite


VSAT NEWS
Reshuffle for Tiangong

China to launch 20 spacecrafts in 2013

Mr Xi in Space

LAUNCH PAD

Zenit Engine Worked Normally
The first stage engine of the Zenit-2S rocket that failed shortly after Friday's launch operated in the normal regime during and after the liftoff, the press service of the Russian space agency Rosc ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

A Hero For Humankind: Yuri Gagarin's Spaceflight
In April 1961, a man watched the musical comedy film "Be careful, Grandma!" (by Nadezhda Kosheverova, with Faina Ranevskaya, Ariadna Markeliya and Lyudmila Shengelaya; Lenfilm, 1960), played chess a ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

Students: are you ready to fly your satellites in space?
They fit in your hand, weigh no more than a bag of sugar, yet fly in space and perform experiments. They are CubeSats, a new generation of miniature satellites. Now, ESA is looking for the best stud ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Floating platform unharmed after Zenit launch failure
The Odissei floating platform remains operational after the failed rocket carrier launch, Russia's space industry chief Vitaly Lopota has told reporters. On Friday, the Zenit-3SL rocket carryi ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Intelsat 27 Launch Unsuccessful

EXO WORLDS

Herschel Finds Past-Prime Star May Be Making Planets

ROCKET SCIENCE

Astrium wins ESA contracts to design Ariane 6 and continue development of Ariane 5 ME

DEEP IMPACT

Study rebuts hypothesis that comet attacks ended 9,000-year-old Clovis culture

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

International Team Observe 'Hungry Twin' Stars Gobbling Their First Meals

EXO WORLDS

Researchers develop model for identifying habitable zones around star

CONSTELLATIONS

Soyuz Ready For Close-Out At Baikonur For Globalstar Launch

SPACE SCOPES

Northrop Grumman Completes All Flight Optics for Webb Telescope

EXO WORLDS

Stars can be late parents

IRON AND ICE

Prehistoric humans not wiped out by comet

Gas promises bumper black hole weigh-in

Internet wonders which monkey Iran sent into space

Ten years on, US recalls Columbia shuttle disaster

Russia-launched satellite plunges into Pacific

NASA Launches Next-Gen Communications Satellite

South Korean Satellite Makes First Contact with Ground

NASA Launches Rocket from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia

New method of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes

NASA's SDO Provides First Sightings of How a CME Forms

TW Hydrae: There's more to astronomers' favorite planetary nursery than previously thought

NASA's Cassini Watches Storm Choke on Its Own Tail

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Partner On Dream Chaser Programs

AAS Division For Planetary Sciences Issues Statement On Mars 2020 Program

Smartphone to hold integrated warrior gear

Superbubble DEM L50

Columbia space tragedy, 10 years on

Computer Models Explain How Galaxies Formed and Evolved

Record Setting Asteroid Flyby

S. Korea, US hold naval drill under nuclear test threat

UN Council vows 'strong' action on N.Korea nuclear test

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