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January 27, 2015
Asteroid That Flew Past Earth Has Moon
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 27, 2015
Scientists working with NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California, have released the first radar images of asteroid 2004 BL86. The images show the asteroid, which made its closest approach today (Jan. 26, 2015) at 8:19 a.m. PST (11:19 a.m. EST) at a distance of about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers, or 3.1 times the distance from Earth to the moon), has its own small moon. The 20 individual images used in the movie were generated from data collected ... read more
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Raytheon's enhanced AESA radar a boon for F/A-18 aircraft
Raytheon reports a flight test of its APG-79(V)X AESA radar has validated its enhancement of the capabilities of the U.S. Navy's F/A-18C/D aircraft. ... more

Uruguay receives mobile border surveillance system
Turkish defense company Aselsan A.S. reports it has completed a contract to equip the Uruguayan Army with a mobile surveillance radar system. ... more

NASA launching spacecraft with 19 foot lasso
NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive, SMAP, will measure moisture in the Earth's soil, which will help farmers combat the effects of drought. ... more
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Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes, More Common Than Previously Thought?
by Dr. Tony Phillips Each day, thunderstorms around the world produce about a thousand quick bursts of gamma rays, some of the highest-energy light naturally found on Earth. By merging records of e ... more


Technology Innovations Spin NASA's SMAP into Space
It's active. It's passive. And it's got a big, spinning lasso. Scheduled for launch on Jan. 29, 2015, NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) instrument will measure the moisture lodged in Earth' ... more
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Radar testing for JLENS aerostat
The first of two radar blimps to protect the nation's capital from cruise missiles is being readied for operational transfer to a U.S. Army air defense unit. ... more

Second ballistic missile defense radar deployed in Japan
A second radar system for the detection of ballistic missiles is being deployed in Japan by the U.S. Department of Defense and Japan's Ministry of Defense. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
IAEA chief urges vigilance against 'terrorist' nuke threats

Establishing a CODE for UAVs to fly together

Russia Develops Two New Drones, Ready for Testing

Drone entrepreneur settles US 'reckless flying' case

Modi in diplomatic balancing act as Obama visits India

Ten killed in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain

Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West


US delivers second radar defense system to Japan
The United States has sent a second missile defense radar system to Japan, the Pentagon said Friday. ... more

Russian Space Agency Pushes Back Earth Imaging Satellite Launch to Friday
The launch of Russia's Strela carrier rocket with a Kondor-E radar imaging satellite from the Baikonur cosmodrome has been postponed until Friday due to technical reasons, the country's space agency ... more

Strela Rocket With Kondor-E Satellite Blasts Off From Baikonur
Russia's Strela carrier rocket blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome with a Kondor-E radar imaging satellite, the country's space agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti Friday. On Thursday, the ... more
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Danish radars for new British offshore patrol boats
Three new River-class offshore patrol vessels of Britain's Royal Navy are to operate 2D naval and air surveillance radars from Terma of Denmark. ... more

Army installs ground-based sense-and-avoid system for drones
A system to support unmanned aerial systems in flying safely from airfields to restricted areas for training and testing has been deployed by the U.S. Army. ... more
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Researchers identify materials to improve biofuel and petroleum processing

Nanoshuttle wear and tear: It's the mileage, not the age

Researchers make magnetic graphene

Visualizing interacting electrons in a molecule

Saudi's King Salman follows in brother's footsteps

Prologis Completes 4.2 Megawatt Solar Project with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Chemists control structure to unlock magnetization and polarization simultaneously


Companies partner counter-IED technologies
Humanistic Robotics Inc. and Critical Solutions International have teamed to offer Husky road clearance vehicles with counter-land mine and counter-IED rollers. ... more

Dutch Navy LPD getting new radar system
An amphibious warfare ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy, HNLMS Rotterdam, is to be outfitted with S-band active electronically scanned array radar from Thales. ... more

Fermi brings deeper focus to thunderstorm gamma-rays
Each day, thunderstorms around the world produce about a thousand quick bursts of gamma rays, some of the highest-energy light naturally found on Earth. By merging records of events seen by NASA's F ... more

Exelis providing radar signal simulators to Air Force
A $6.3 million U.S. Air Force task order has been given to Exelis for the supply of equipment to test radar warning receivers on aircraft. ... more

Mobile radio passive radar makes harbors safer
Many coastal areas and harbors go almost unprotected against acts of terror. Soon a new sensor system relying on signal echoes from cell towers can quickly detect even the smallest of attack boats. ... more

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French military orders Ground Master air defense radar systems
The French military has ordered more than a dozen air defense radars from ThalesRaytheonSystems for coupling with NATO's Air Command and Control System. ... more

Dutch launch 'intelligent bicycle' that warns of danger
The Netherlands on Monday launched its first-ever "intelligent bicycle", fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country. ... more
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Partly wrong with a chance of being right

Scientists extend telomeres to slow cell aging

Satellites for peat's sake

Russian Scientists Develop 'Underwater Wi-Fi' to Control Sea Robots

SMAP Will Track a Tiny Cog That Keeps Cycles Spinning

Australian sharks to be tracked at any time

Climate models disagree on why temperature 'wiggles' occur


BAE Systems to produce prototype counter-radar system


Rapiscan adds CounterBomber distance threat detector to portfolio


Raytheon building air and missile defense center for Qatar


Fogo volcano on Sentinel's radar


Seismo-Ionospheric effects of 'Chelyabinsk' Meteorite revealed


U.S. supplies Ukraine with counter-mortar radar systems


US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon


Sense and Avoid system for UAVs in civilian airspace closer to reality


Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll


Eurofighter unveils 1.0-billion-euro radar upgrade

Raytheon touts its Agile software development process

Cassini probe measures sea depth on Saturn's moon Titan

Canada's LAV III vehicle upgrade to include enhanced surveillance suite

Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon

Britain modernizing military air traffic management system

SM-6 interceptors down targets using remote targeting data

Thales wins 1.9bn-euro bid for British military air traffic

Navantia Australia conducts risk-reduction study on frigates

Littoral Combat Ship outfitted with Airbus DS radar

NASA Team Proposes to Use Laser to Track Orbital Debris

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