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November 19, 2012
STATION NEWS
Space station command changes
Houston (UPI) Nov 17, 2012
Suni Williams handed over command of the International Space Station Saturday to fellow U.S. astronaut Kevin Ford. Williams, Aki Hoshide of Japan and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko were scheduled to leave Sunday in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. They were expected to land Monday, local time, in Kazakhstan after 127 days in space, Florida Today reported. On Friday, ground crew for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration determined that an orbiting piece of space junk would mi ... read more
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EXO LIFE

SETI Institute Major Donation From Qualcomm Chief Scientist Franklin Antonio
SETI Institute has received a donation of $3.5 million from Franklin Antonio, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Qualcomm. The money will be used to more than double the sensitivity of the Alle ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Selects Information Technology Flight Operations Support Contract
NASA has selected Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) of McLean, Va., to provide information technology support for systems that support a wide array of flight operations across the agen ... more
MARSDAILY

Melt water on Mars could sustain life
Near surface water has shaped the landscape of Mars. Areas of the planet's northern and southern hemispheres have alternately thawed and frozen in recent geologic history and comprise striking simil ... more
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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

Instrument Delivered for NASA's Upcoming Mars Mission
A remote sensing instrument that will peer into the ultraviolet to offer clues to how Mars might have lost its atmosphere has arrived at Lockheed Martin for integration into NASA's Mars Atmosphere a ... more
The Year In Space
MARSDAILY

CU LASP package ready for MAVEN integration bound for Mars
A $20 million remote sensing instrument package built by the University of Colorado Boulder, which is leading a 2013 NASA mission to understand how Mars might have lost its atmosphere, has been deli ... more
TECH SPACE

AVX Introduces SMD Tantalum Chip Capacitors For Aerospace Applications
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed two new high-reliability SMD tantalum chip capacitor series for use in European aerospace appl ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

China Completes Country's Largest Spaceport

1980s aircraft helps quantum technology take flight

3rd X-37B test vehicle lands at Vandenberg

A simple and versatile way to build 3-dimensional materials of the future

Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing

Lockheed Martin claims nuclear energy breakthrough

MARSDAILY

Meteorites reveal warm water existed on Mars
New research by the University of Leicester and The Open University into evidence of water on Mars, sufficiently warm enough to support life, has been published this week in the journal Earth and Pl ... more
MARSDAILY

Mars radiation levels not lethal to humans
The Mars rover Curiosity found radiation levels on Mars are not lethal to humans, U.S. researchers say. ... more
TECH SPACE

Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods
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 ... 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
24/7 News Coverage
The Cloudy Future of Arctic Sea Ice

Chinese scientist proposes new scientific satellites

Europe secures new generation of weather satellites

NASA Begins Sixth Year of Airborne Antarctic Ice Change Study

NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays

NASA Soil Moisture Mapper Arrives at Launch Site

New satellite-borne weather warning system delivered

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
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
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
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


MARSDAILY
NASA Rover Providing New Weather and Radiation Data About Mars

CU LASP package ready for MAVEN integration bound for Mars

Meteorites reveal warm water existed on Mars


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

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


MARSDAILY
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

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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Physicists build reversible laser tractor beam

Superconducting circuits, simplified

Brighter energy-saving flat panels using carbon nanotubes

Catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells cab be synthesized in microwave oven

Social trust eroded in Chinese product-tampering incident

Goldilocks principle wrong for particle assembly

Better lectricity access has little impact on climate

TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Submits Space Fence Radar Proposal to USAF to Detect and Track Orbital Objects

ROCKET SCIENCE

XCOR Announces ATK as Lynx Mark I Wing Detailed Design And Build Contractor

MARSDAILY

Rover's 'SAM' Lab Instrument Suite Tastes Soil

ROCKET SCIENCE

S.Korea postpones rocket launch: official

MARSDAILY

Mars orbiter back online after system swap

STATION NEWS

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

TECH SPACE

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF

EXO WORLDS

Lonely planet: Orphan world spotted in deep space

TECH SPACE

US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia

STATION NEWS

Russia loses contact with satellites, space station

Cut in Russian link to space station not serious: NASA

Lost in Space: Rogue Planet Spotted?

Lowell Astronomer, Collaborators Point The Way For Exoplanet Search

High-Frequency Flux Transfer Events Detected Near Mercury

SciTechTalk: All work and no play?

S. Korean space launch faces further delay

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

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

Get some bed rest - all 21 days of it

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

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow

S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly

CERN collider to become the world's fastest stopwatch?

Mr Xi in Space

New habitable zone super-Earth found in exosolar system

Nearby six-planet system could be life friendly

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study

Cosmic sprinklers explained in active planetary nebula

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

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