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November 14, 2012
ROCKET SCIENCE
S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly
Seoul (AFP) Nov 13, 2012
South Korea has urged Russia to send rocket parts as soon as possible so it can go ahead with an already-delayed satellite launch this month, an official said Tuesday. Seoul wants to make another attempt to send the satellite into space between November 9 and 24 after last month's rocket launch was cancelled because of a defective part. "We've been asking Russia to give a green light at the earliest possible date, but we don't know when we will have the parts," Kim Yeon-Hak, a deputy director at ... read more
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MARSDAILY

Mars orbiter back online after system swap
NASA says its Mars Odyssey orbiter has resumed duty after switching to a set of redundant equipment not used since before the spacecraft's 2001 launch. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow
China on Tuesday showed off a new military drone and a model of a next-generation fighter plane as it builds up its own defence capabilities and seeks customers for its hardware. ... more
EXO WORLDS

Lowell Astronomer, Collaborators Point The Way For Exoplanet Search
Though the search for planets around other stars, or exoplanets, is showing researchers that planets are abundant in our galaxy, it helps a great deal to have directions when searching for as-of-yet ... more


MERCURY RISING

High-Frequency Flux Transfer Events Detected Near Mercury
The physical process that creates connections between the magnetic fields emanating from the Sun and a planet - a process known as magnetic reconnection - creates a portal through which solar plasma ... more


TIME AND SPACE

CERN collider to become the world's fastest stopwatch?
Heavy ion collisions at CERN should be able to produce the shortest light pulses ever created. This was demonstrated by computer simulations at the Vienna University of Technology. The pulses are so ... more
The Year In Space
MOON DAILY

China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year
China will launch its latest lunar satellite in the second half of next year, the Chang'e-3, paving the way for a future manned moon landing, a senior space industry official said on Saturday. ... more
MARSDAILY

What Arctic Rocks Say About Mars: An Interview with Hans Amundsen
In 1996, a research group led by Dave McKay of NASA's Johnson Space Center claimed to have found evidence of fossilized life in a Mars meteorite. Not only did the shapes look like bacteria, but a fo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S Navy sending Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan

Japan deputy PM directly urges China to hold summit

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

China ponders action against Hong Kong stars

Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': UN

USAF looks at commercial satellite control networks

Iraqi Kurds agree reinforcements for embattled Kobane

SPACE TRAVEL

SciTechTalk: All work and no play?
Microsoft's confirmation of an Office Mobile app that will let users of iOS and Android devices view and edit Word, PowerPoint and Excel files on their mobile devices raises, if you're willing to give it some thought, a philosophical - or perhaps at least sociological - question. ... more
MARSDAILY

NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery
NASA's long-lived rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is puzzling researchers. Spherical objects concentrated at an outcrop Opportunity reached last week differ in se ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Next steps into the final frontier
Western plays host to the 2012 Canadian Space Summit, Bridging Communities: Unifying the Canadian Space Sector, Nov. 14-16. This summit will address relevant issues in Canada's current and future sp ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012
This evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat-21B and Star One-C3, into their planned tra ... more
EXO WORLDS

Nearby six-planet system could be life friendly
A new super-Earth planet that may have an Earth-like climate and be just right to support life has been discovered around a nearby star by an international team of astronomers, led by Mikko Tuomi, U ... more
24/7 News Coverage
At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief

When the isthmus is an island: Madison's hottest, and coldest, spots

Let There Be Light

Rising above the risk: America's first tsunami refuge

Identifying hidden minds in impaired consciousness

Europeans lactose intolerant for 5,000 years after agriculture began

Is climate change downsizing goats

LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling
The dual-use, very-high-resolution Pleiades 1B satellite payload for Arianespace's fourth Soyuz mission from French Guiana is ready for fueling, marking a new step in the preparation campaign for it ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Get some bed rest - all 21 days of it
Why are 12 volunteers about to spend 21 days in bed, lying with their heads tilted below the horizontal? Their experience will help to understand and address changes in astronauts' bodies in space a ... more
EXO WORLDS

Discovery of a Giant Gap in the Disk of a Sun-like Star May Indicate Multiple Planets
A large international team of astronomers led by Jun Hashimoto (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan) and Ruobing Dong (Princeton University) has used the High Contrast Instrument for the Suba ... more
EXO WORLDS
Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

Ariane 5 is poised for Arianespace's launch with the EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites


EXO WORLDS
NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery

Mars orbiter back online after system swap

What Arctic Rocks Say About Mars: An Interview with Hans Amundsen


EXO WORLDS
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


EXO WORLDS
Keck Observations Bring Weather Of Uranus Into Sharp Focus

At Pluto, Moons and Debris May Be Hazardous to New Horizons Spacecraft During Flyby

Sharpest-ever Ground-based Images of Pluto and Charon: Proves a Powerful Tool for Exoplanet Discoveries

SPACE TRAVEL

Obama Win Keeps NASA's Space Plans on Course
The reelection of US president Barack Obama could mean one small step back to the moon and a giant leap to landing astronauts on Mars and asteroids. In 2010, the Obama administration set a goa ... more
TECH SPACE

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study
A build-up of carbon dioxide in the upper levels of Earth's atmosphere risks causing a faster accumulation of man-made space junk and resulting in more collisions, scientists said on Sunday. ... more
DRAGON SPACE

Mr Xi in Space
The recent change of leadership in China has made foreign policy analysts very busy. Nobody is completely sure of how Xi Jinping will steer China, or how the somewhat opaque machinery of China's pol ... more
STATION NEWS

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station
Galactic tourism may still be a daydream for most of us, but for anyone interested in a glimpse of the International Space Station sooner, NASA is ready to help. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
UAE's Masdar to build $125-million wind farm in Oman

Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit

Italy keen to take a fast boat to China

Beijing's focus on coal lost in haze of smog: experts

Areva names number two Knoche as interim CEO

Soft Cost Reduction Through Power Electronics

Aquion Energy Unveils Next Generation of AHI Battery Technology

EXO WORLDS

New habitable zone super-Earth found in exosolar system

EXO WORLDS

Cosmic sprinklers explained in active planetary nebula

SPACE TRAVEL

Plans for manned space missions advance

ROCKET SCIENCE

X-48 Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft Makes 100th Test Flight

SPACE TRAVEL

Japan's gadget failures: the futures that never happened

DRAGON SPACE

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

TIME AND SPACE

Swiss watches tick to Chinese heartbeat

TECH SPACE

NASA tests 'interplanetary Internet'

SPACE TRAVEL

CSA: Canada finds its space in space

ROBO SPACE

Britain says no calculators for math tests

Clarkson Professor Co-writes Book Promoting Space Exploration

China to launch manned spacecraft

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building Prepared for Multiple Rockets

More Driving And Imaging At 'Matijevic Hill'

Arianespace's heavy-lift Ariane 5 flight is cleared for liftoff with EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3

Ariane 5 is poised for Arianespace's launch with the EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

Ariane 5 orbits EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

Curiosity Team Switches Back to Earth Time

Strange diet for methane consuming microorganisms

NASA's Space Launch System Using Futuristic Technology to Build the Next Generation of Rockets

Survey of 'Matijevic Hill' Continues

NASA Radar Images Asteroid 2007 PA8

Moon crater yields impact clues

NASA Rover Finds Clues to Changes in Mars' Atmosphere

Mars Longevity Champ Switching Computers

Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

Off to the Future with a new Soccer Robot

SpaceX Transitions to Third Commercial Crew Phase with NASA

SLS Industry Day at Michoud Assembly Facility

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