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November 17, 2012
TECH SPACE
Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods
Seattle, WA (SPX) Nov 16, 2012
Andrews Space (Andrews) has announced they have signed an exclusive agreement with Sinclair Interplanetary (Sinclair) of Toronto, Canada to begin selling and manufacturing Sinclair's highly popular torque rods. Under the agreement, Andrews will take over manufacturing the Sinclair TQ-15 and TQ-40 torque rod products and their variants, which are ideal for spacecraft weighing between 30 and 180 kg. "Sinclair Interplanetary has long been known as a preeminent supplier of high-performance aerospace p ... read more
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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
ROCKET SCIENCE

Student Teams to Build and Fly Rockets With Onboard Payloads for NASA Rocketry Challenge
Organizers of the NASA Student Launch Projects have announced the 57 student teams whose inventive creations will soar skyward in April during the space agency's 2012-13 rocketry challenge. Re ... more
IRON AND ICE

DARPA's Advanced Space Surveillance Telescope Could Be Looking Up From Down Under
DARPA's ground-based Space Surveillance Telescope (SST) may soon head to Australia. An agreement reached this week with Australia's Department of Defense will allow DARPA to take the 180,000 lb. thr ... more
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MARSDAILY

Meteorites reveal warm water existed on Mars
The study determined that water temperatures on the Red Planet ranged from 50C to 150C. Microbes on Earth can live in similar waters, for example in the volcanic thermal springs at Yellowstone Park, ... 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
The Year In Space
MARSDAILY

NASA Rover Providing New Weather and Radiation Data About Mars
Observations of wind patterns and natural radiation patterns on Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover are helping scientists better understand the environment on the Red Planet's surface. Researchers ... more
MARSDAILY

New views of the Martian ionosphere
High above the main body of Mars' atmosphere is a region of weakly ionised gas, known as the ionosphere. For the last eight years this poorly understood region has been observed by instruments on bo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
AFSPC Commander advocates defending space superiority

IBC Advanced Alloys Delivers First UAS Components for Analysis

Exosuit Aims to Prevent Injury in Warfighters

Jihadists in social network cross-hairs

NATO says Russian forces 'still inside Ukraine'

Watch: MQ-4C Triton UAV flies cross-country for new testing

Indonesia names four foreigners as terror suspects

EXO WORLDS

A Reborn Planetary Nebula
These images of the planetary nebula Abell 30, (a.k.a. A30), show one of the clearest views ever obtained of a special phase of evolution for these objects. The inset image on the right is a close-u ... more
MARSDAILY

Survey At 'Matijevic Hill' Wrapping Up
Opportunity is nearing the completion of the local area survey around the location called "Matijevic Hill" (named in honor of Jake Matijevic) at the inboard edge of Cape York on the rim of Endeavour ... more
STATION NEWS

Russia restores space contact after cable rupture
Russia on Thursday restored its communications with the International Space Station and satellites after repairing a cable in Moscow that had been damaged during road works. ... more
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TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Submits Space Fence Radar Proposal to USAF to Detect and Track Orbital Objects
Lockheed Martin has submitted its final contract proposal to build Space Fence, an advanced ground-based radar system that will improve the way the U.S. Air Force identifies and tracks orbital objec ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

XCOR Announces ATK as Lynx Mark I Wing Detailed Design And Build Contractor
XCOR Aerospace has issued the initial phase of a two-phase contract to ATK's Aerospace Structures Division [NYSE:ATK] for the detailed design and manufacture of the Lynx Mark I suborbital reusable l ... more
24/7 News Coverage
NJIT researchers working to safeguard the shoreline

Human faces are so variable because we evolved to look unique

Computerized emotion detector

First eyewitness accounts of mystery volcanic eruption

Modern Europeans descended from three groups of ancestors

Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate

Dwindling wind may tip predator-prey balance

MARSDAILY

Rover's 'SAM' Lab Instrument Suite Tastes Soil
A pinch of fine sand and dust became the first solid Martian sample deposited into the biggest instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity: the Sample Analysis at Mars, or SAM. Located inside th ... more
TECH SPACE

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF
Raytheon has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Air Force's Space Fence program. Space Fence, a large, S-band radar to be based in Kwajalein atoll, will be capable of detecting more and much smalle ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korean space launch faces further delay
South Korea's third try to launch its first space satellite may again be put off due to a delay in getting a Russian replacement part, officials said Wednesday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
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


ROCKET SCIENCE
Rover's 'SAM' Lab Instrument Suite Tastes Soil

Mars orbiter back online after system swap

Meteorites reveal warm water existed on Mars


ROCKET SCIENCE
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


ROCKET SCIENCE
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

EXO WORLDS

Lonely planet: Orphan world spotted in deep space
Astronomers on Wednesday reported they had detected a planet that had strayed from its star system and was wandering alone in deep space. ... more
TECH SPACE

US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia
The United States military will station a powerful radar and a space telescope in Australia as part of a major refocusing of priorities towards Asia, the two countries announced Wednesday. ... more
STATION NEWS

Russia loses contact with satellites, space station
Russia on Wednesday lost the ability to send basic commands to most of its satellites and segment of the International Space Station following a vital cable failure near Moscow. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

S.Korea postpones rocket launch: official
South Korea has postponed a key satellite launch until the last week of November because of delays in the arrival of rocket parts from Russia, a senior official said Wednesday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Physicists teleport photon over 15 miles

New research suggests China's CO2 output is almost twice U.S.'s

BYU electric car sets new E1 land speed record at 204 mph

Japan minister attempts to convince public on nuclear

Energy companies remain committed to Scotland

RWE Innogy gets new British wind energy running

Larry Ellison releases helm of mighty Oracle ship

STATION NEWS

Cut in Russian link to space station not serious: NASA

MARSDAILY

Mars orbiter back online after system swap

SPACE TRAVEL

Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow

ROCKET SCIENCE

S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly

EXO WORLDS

Lost in Space: Rogue Planet Spotted?

EXO WORLDS

Lowell Astronomer, Collaborators Point The Way For Exoplanet Search

MERCURY RISING

High-Frequency Flux Transfer Events Detected Near Mercury

TIME AND SPACE

CERN collider to become the world's fastest stopwatch?

STATION NEWS

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

SPACE TRAVEL

SciTechTalk: All work and no play?

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

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

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

Get some bed rest - all 21 days of it

New habitable zone super-Earth found in exosolar system

Nearby six-planet system could be life friendly

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study

Obama Win Keeps NASA's Space Plans on Course

Cosmic sprinklers explained in active planetary nebula

Discovery of a Giant Gap in the Disk of a Sun-like Star May Indicate Multiple Planets

Plans for manned space missions advance

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

NASA tests 'interplanetary Internet'

CSA: Canada finds its space in space

Britain says no calculators for math tests

Clarkson Professor Co-writes Book Promoting Space Exploration

Japan's gadget failures: the futures that never happened

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

Swiss watches tick to Chinese heartbeat

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