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April 15, 2014
German space research centre under espionage attack: report
Berlin (AFP) April 13, 2014
Germany's aeronautics and space research centre has for months been the target of a suspected cyber attack by a foreign intelligence service, a German news weekly reported Sunday. Der Spiegel said that several computers used by scientists and systems administrators at the Cologne-based DLR centre had been infiltrated by spy programmes. "The government classes the attack as extremely serious because it, among other things, is aimed at armament and rocket technolgies," Spiegel said. In some co ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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45th Space Wing launches NRO Satellite on board Atlas V
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Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on MidEast adversaries
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New Israeli spy satellite enters orbit: defence ministry
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV

DPRK vows self-defense measures against US hostility

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

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Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged further integration of air and space defence capabilities, in what experts described Tuesday as a response to the militarisation of space by rivals including the United States. ... more
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NATO release photos of Russian troops near Ukraine border
NATO released Thursday a score of satellite pictures of up to 40,000 Russian troops massed along the Ukraine border that it said are ready for action and represent a "real threat" to Kiev. ... more
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Space superiority remains vital to national security
Gen. William Shelton, the commander of Air Force Space Command, highlighted a successful satellite launch to the House Armed Services Committee's subcommittee on strategic forces during a budget hea ... more
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China eyes 'global monitoring network' of surveillance satellites
To compensate the frustration over the endless search for missing the Malaysian airliner, Chinese scientists have doubled efforts to promote their project of a huge satellites network, which will en ... more
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Top secret Pentagon spacecraft stays in orbit over 469 days, breaks longevity record
The American secret X-37B unmanned spacecraft has broken its own longevity record by staying in orbit for more than 469 days.The spacecraft was launched in December, 2012, and remained in orbit ever ... more
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Pentagon's secret X-37B plane breaks space longevity record
One of the US Air Force's most mysterious projects - an unmanned space-faring plane - has broken its own longevity record by staying in orbit for more than 469 days. There aren't many details ... more
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Sub joins MH370 hunt ahead of Malaysian PM visit to Perth
The protracted search for missing Flight MH370 was boosted Wednesday by the arrival of a British submarine in the Indian Ocean ahead of a visit to Australia by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak ... more
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US's old satellites cannot track Malaysian airplane, as war drones suck funds dry
The US's old satellites cannot track the missing Malaysian airplane as money is being spent on war drones instead. As the world grows obsessed with drone imagery, it comes at the expense of ignoring ... more
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Syria creates 'space agency' despite war
Syria's government on Tuesday decided to establish a "space agency" to conduct scientific research despite the civil war that has torn the country apart and devastated its economy. ... more
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Orbit Logic Delivers Collection Planning Software to New Customer
Orbit Logic has announced that they will deliver their Collection Planning and Analysis Workstation (CPAW) software to an undisclosed customer for an upcoming satellite imaging system. The customer ... more
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Boeing to Show New Small Satellite Model at Satellite 2014 Conference
Boeing will showcase its latest achievements in satellite technology - including its newest design, the Boeing 502 Phoenix, a commercial version of the Phantom Phoenix prototype introduced last year ... more
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China surprises with flight search satellite photos
Beijing was unusually open in revealing its satellite capabilities when it released photographs of possible debris from a missing airplane, despite taking four days to make the images public, analysts said Thursday. ... more
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Budget plan: Pentagon panics over possibly losing tech edge to Russia, China
The Pentagon is in fear of losing its edge in technology it has held onto for so long and is now factoring this important aspect into its budget. Worry over significant cuts in defense spending migh ... more
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Northrop Grumman's Delivery of Modular Space Vehicle Means Faster, Flexible, Small Satellite Launch Capabilities
Battlefield commanders have long wanted satellites that can be assembled quickly and launched rapidly to meet immediate needs. Now they have that capability with the plug-and-play Modular Space Vehi ... more
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The Republic of Korea's Earth observation satellite Kompsat-6 to be launched in 2019
Airbus Defence and Space, the second largest space company in the world, will deliver the radar antenna and electronics for the Republic of Korea's new Earth observation satellite, Kompsat-6. ... more
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Taiwan builds sensitive satellite equipment
Taiwan has successfully developed a key satellite component whose export is controlled by space powers, an official said Tuesday, calling it a "milestone" in efforts to build its own space technology. ... more
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Iran ready to help Europe with natural gas

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Russian spy satellite burns up in Earth's atmosphere
The Kosmos-1220 - a military signal intelligence satellite - whose fragments were expected to crash somewhere on Earth, has burned up on reentry to the Earth's atmosphere, Russian Space Command said ... more
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Defunct Soviet Reconnaissance Satellite May Hit Earth
A decommissioned Soviet military satellite will burn up in the atmosphere Sunday in an uncontrolled descent and surviving fragments may hit Earth, according to an aerospace defense official. T ... more
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US Military Space Plane aims for 2017 lift off
The US Defense Department is attempting to develop a new unmanned spacecraft that could enter low Earth orbit faster and with more frequency than ever before. The Defense Advanced Research Pro ... more
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Little is recipient of big space operations award
Lt. Col. Samuel A. Little, director of operations, 45th Launch Support Squadron was recently named by the National Space Club as recipient of the prestigious General Bernard Schriever Award, honorin ... more
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Iran unveils two indigenous satellites
Iran unveiled two indigenously- developed multipurpose satellites, Iran Daily reported on Tuesday. The satellites, Tadbir (prudence) and Persian Gulf, were displayed at a ceremony to mark National S ... more
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Iran unveils new home-made communication satellites
Iran on Monday unveiled two domestically-made communication satellites, one to bolster its wireless connections and the other capable of taking high-resolution pictures, media reported. ... more
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Airbus Defence and Space wins ground segment contract for French Spysat
Space Systems of Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by the French armament procurement agency DGA to build the user ground segment (UGS) of the MUSIS (MUltinational Space-based Imaging Syste ... more
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Putin Orders New Look At Strategic Military And Space Defense Systems
In the course of several weeks, actual proposals on how to establish a concern "Strategic systems for military and space defense," Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said to journalists. ... more
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