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November 06, 2012
EARTH OBSERVATION
NASA Radar Penetrates Thick, Thin of Gulf Oil Spill
Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 31, 2012
Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena have developed a method to use a specialized NASA 3-D imaging radar to characterize the oil in oil spills, such as the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The research can be used to improve response operations during future marine oil spills. Caltech graduate student Brent Minchew and JPL researchers Cathleen Jones and Ben Holt analyzed NASA radar imagery collected over the ma ... read more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Patriot, SM-2 engage ballistic and cruise missile targets in sophisticated test scenario
Raytheon's radars, missiles and integrated systems played key roles in the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Flight Test Integrated-01, the largest combined developmental and operational integrated live ... more
TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Foliage-Penetrating Reconnaissance Radar Integrated with System to Detect Slow Moving Objects
After multiple ground demonstrations in operational environments, a Lockheed Martin penetrating radar capability that can peer through trees to detect slowly moving troops and ground vehicles is rea ... more
TERROR WARS

Sudan a 'dangerous terrorist state': Israeli official
Sudan is a "dangerous terrorist state," a top Israeli defence official said on Thursday after the Sudanese government accused Israel of carrying out a deadly missile strike on a military factory in Khartoum. ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

TerraSAR-X images Bonneville salt flats
Clouds, darkness, rain - the radar 'vision' of TerraSAR-X is unaffected by these conditions. Dark and light areas contrast clearly in this image, acquired by the German Aerospace Center's (Deutsches ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon UK awarded a 15-year logistic support contract by NATS
Raytheon UK has been awarded a contract for the logistic support of NATS en route surveillance infrastructure, covering 23 radar sites throughout the UK, including those at London's three major airp ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

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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

FLOATING STEEL

New radar for Israeli ships
Sa'ar 4.5-class missile ships of the Israeli navy are receiving new Advanced Lightweight Phased Array Radar systems. ... more
CAR TECH

China to test driverless cars for 75 miles
Engineers in China say unmanned automobiles will travel from Beijing to Tianjin, a distance of 75 miles, sometime next year in a test of driverless technology. ... more
CAR TECH
Hypergravity helping aircraft fly further

New China stealth fighter in test flight: state media

Northrop Grumman Awarded U.S. Air Force Payload Transporter System Contract

Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Variants Declared 'Mission Capable' After U.S. Air Force Testing

India raises more concern over Agusta deal

CAR TECH
Navy Researchers Look to Rotating Detonation Engines to Power the Future

Aussie navy tests Hobart torpedo launchers

Philippines to get five French patrol boats

BAE says wins further submarine design contract

U.S. 'mulls buying Israeli robot gunboats'

CAR TECH
Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets

China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

CAR TECH
NASA's SPoRT Team Tracks Hurricane Sandy

Sizing up biomass from space

NASA Radar Penetrates Thick, Thin of Gulf Oil Spill

Satellite images tell tales of changing biodiversity

Google adds terrain to Maps as default

TECH SPACE

ESA deploys first orbital debris test radar in Spain
A new radar designed to test methods for finding orbital debris that can be hazardous to space navigation has been installed in Spain. The radar will be used to develop future debris warning service ... more
WAR REPORT

Russia says Syria plane carried radar equipment
Russia said on Friday the Syrian plane intercepted by Turkey on a flight from Moscow was carrying a cargo of dual-purpose radar equipment but insisted that Moscow did not violate any laws. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

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

TECH SPACE

Terrain System Will Help Tactical Low-Level Flight For Transport Planes
An innovative Terrain Following and Terrain Avoidance (TF/TA) system under development at Elbit Systems, in cooperation with Northrop Grumman, will enable pilots to fly and maneuver more safely in T ... more
TAIWAN NEWS

Taiwan to ask Apple to blur sensitive military images
Taiwan said Tuesday it will ask US tech giant Apple to blur satellite images of sensitive military installations which are freely available to iPhone 5 users. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

NASA Radar to Study Volcanoes in Alaska, Japan
A NASA aircraft carrying a unique 3-D aerial radar developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., has left California for a 10-day campaign to study active volcanoes in Alaska and ... more
AEROSPACE

Lockheed Martin Awarded Upgrade Contract For 145 F-16S Of The Republic Of China Air Force
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract valued up to $1.85 billion by the U.S. Government to initiate the upgrade of 145 Block 20 F-16A/B aircraft for the Republic of China (RoC). This retrofit ... more
MILPLEX

US charges 11 in Russian military exports ring
The United States announced criminal charges Wednesday against 11 members of an alleged ring illegally exporting $50 million worth of high-tech military electronics to Russia under the guise of civilian deals. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Landslide mapping in the Swiss Alps
Archived radar data from the Envisat mission are playing an important role in mapping landslides in Switzerland. The mission's vast archives continue to prove useful for mapping ground deformation. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

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

TECH SPACE

Basing of first US Space Fence facility announced
The Air Force will base a Space Fence radar site on Kwajalein Island in the Republic of the Marshall Islands with initial operations capability planned for fiscal 2017. The Fence will provide ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Radar altimetry gains altitude in Venice
Scientists have gathered in the 'floating city' this week to talk about radar altimetry - measuring the heights of the global sea surface, freshwater bodies, land and ice using spaceborne sensors. ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon MALD-J Decoy Goes 4 for 4 in Operational Flight Tests
The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon have begun operational testing of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J). After completing a highly successful developmental test phase, the MALD-J team ach ... more
TECH SPACE

Northrop Grumman Completes Field Installations of New B-2 Radar System
Northrop Grumman has completed - ahead of schedule - all field installations of a new radar system for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of B-2 stealth bombers. Every operational B-2 is now equipped ... more
SPACEWAR
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

Packed Week Ahead for Six-Member Crew

SPACEWAR
Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

Globalstar Birds To Launch On Soyuz Next February

SpaceX Transitions to Third Commercial Crew Phase with NASA

Ariane 5s are readied in parallel for Arianespace's next heavy-lift flights

Japan Plans to Launch New Carrier Rocket in 2013

SPACEWAR
Physicists confirm first planet discovered in a quadruple star system

Planet-hunt data released to public

New Study Brings a Doubted Exoplanet 'Back from the Dead'

New small satellite will study super-Earths for ESA

Most Planetary Systems are 'Flatter than Pancakes'

SPACEWAR
UNH Space Scientists to Develop State-of-the-Art Radiation Detector

Spaceflight Completes Secondary Payload System Preliminary Design Review With Hardware Fabrication Underway

ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer

Samsung muscle versus Apple's 'cool'

Android smartphone shipments boom: industry tracker

SPACEWAR
Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets

China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

SPACEWAR
Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

Integrated Missile Defense System Test Sees Multiple Targets Engaged

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Initial Contract for Next Set of Missile Warning Satellites

Patriot, SM-2 engage ballistic and cruise missile targets in sophisticated test scenario

SPACEWAR
Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

Russia may build rocket to destroy Earth-threatening asteroids

SPACEWAR
Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

Scientists Monitor Comet Breakup

Protoplanet Vesta: Forever young?

Dawn Sees "Young" Surface on Giant Asteroid

Dawn On Route To Ceres

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