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ESA JUICE Program Requires Exceptional Technology ESA continues to advance the technology necessary to explore new space frontiers.  The research and planning necessary to survive in the hostile environment continues to exceed expectations.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Find this article and others on ESA's website here. ESA's Jupiter Mission Moves Off the Drawing Board 16 March 2017Demanding electric, magnetic and power requirements, harsh radiation, and strict planetary protection rules are some of the critical issues that had to be tackled in order to move ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer – J...
By drobinette | March 16, 2017 - 10:38 pm
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NASA Tests Supersonic Passenger Airplane Supersonic passenger travel could become a reality again with the support of NASA.  Lockheed Martin is responding to the X-Plane challenge with the first scale model.  Let's hope to see the final version soon.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Feb. 24, 2017 RELEASE 17-022 NASA Wind Tunnel Tests Lockheed Martin’s X-Plane Design for a Quieter Supersonic Jet Supersonic passenger airplanes are another step closer to reality as NASA and Lockheed Martin begin the first high-speed wind tunnel tests for the Quiet Supersonic Technology (Q...
By drobinette | February 27, 2017 - 8:42 pm
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Important Discovery of Seven Planets Feb. 22, 2017 RELEASE 17-015 NASA Telescope has had many firsts, but the discovery of seven planets is truly amazing.  Congratulations to the team.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star This illustration shows the possible surface of TRAPPIST-1f, one of the newly discovered planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system. Scientists using the Spitzer Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes have discovered that there are seven Earth-size planet...
By drobinette | February 23, 2017 - 10:19 pm
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Boeing Continues GPS Legacy   The GPS program has pushed the boundaries of satellite capabilities for decades.  Boeing has been at the heart of this innovative program and will continue for years to come.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Boeing, U.S. Air Force Extend Partnership to Sustain GPS Constellations Agreement enables persistent GPS capability as Boeing works on next-generation GPS EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2017 – Boeing and the U.S. Air Force recently signed a Global Positioning System (GPS) sustainment agreement that will ensure the navigati...
By drobinette | February 2, 2017 - 10:29 pm
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News from BAE Directed energy atmospheric lens could revolutionise future battlefields Within the next fifty years, scientists at BAE Systems believe that battlefield commanders could deploy a new type of directed energy laser and lens system, called a Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens which is capable of enhancing commanders’ ability to observe adversaries’ activities over much greater distances than existing sensors. (click here for more)    ...
By SuperAdmin | January 17, 2017 - 9:45 pm
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Accubeat and Vectron International Introduce the Nano Atomic Clock  November 9, 2016 Munich, Germany – Vectron International, a leader in the design and manufacture of Precision Oscillators, Timing Solutions and SAW Filters for Communication, Industrial, Military and Space applications and AccuBeat a world leader in the design and manufacture of high precision atomic clocks and time and frequency solutions, announced the introduction of the Nano Atomic Clock (NAC1)  - Read More...
By SuperAdmin | December 8, 2016 - 8:40 pm
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Russian Resupply Spacecraft Bound for ISS Lost The Russian space agency Roscosmos has confirmed a Progress cargo resupply spacecraft bound for the International Space Station has been lost. The spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Thursday on a Soyuz rocket, but experienced an anomaly around six and a half minutes into its flight. Six crew members living aboard the space station are safe and have been informed of the mission’s status. Both the Russian and U.S. segments of the station continue to operate normally with onboard supplies at good levels. The ISS Progress 65 ca...
By drobinette | December 3, 2016 - 8:24 am
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Lockheed Martin Builds New Weather Satellite to Improve Weather Forecasting and Warnings CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Nov. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NOAA's GOES-R weather satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), was successfully launched today at 6:42 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 rocket. The spacecraft successfully deployed its large solar array, which provides its electrical power, and established communications with mission operators. (read more)...
By SuperAdmin | November 28, 2016 - 9:58 pm
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Last Chance to See Sentinel 2B Before Launch Sentinel-2B in the cleanroom 15 November 2016The Sentinel program has been a great success with a free and open policy.  The addition of 2B will only improve the number of images available.  We look forward to the launch of this new satellite and would like to share these images before it is buttoned up.  (Editor - EPIQ Space) Find this article and others on ESA's website here. Fairwell to Sentinel 2B Just weeks before Sentinel-2B is packed up and sent to French Guiana for its launch next March, media representatives and special...
By drobinette | November 15, 2016 - 11:06 pm
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Vectron International now offering fully Integrated Diplexer Solutions November 8, 2016 Smallest GNSS Diplexer solution on the market Munich, Germany – Vectron International, a leader in the design and manufacture of Precision Oscillators, Timing Solutions and SAW Filters for Communication, Industrial, Military and Space applications, today announced the addition of Integrated Diplexer Solutions to their broad SAW Filter product portfolio. The product offering will be showcased in hall B6 booth 336, at the Electronica Show in Munich, Germany from November 8th–11th. "These small form factor high–performance GNSS...
By SuperAdmin | November 15, 2016 - 9:18 pm
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