|AD FREE NEWS||SPACE NEWS||EARTH NEWS||WAR NEWS||CHINA NEWS DAILY|
|PREVIOUS ISSUE OF SPXDAILY|
Has America And Russia Lost Control Of The High Ground
Moscow (UPI) Nov 19, 2005
Anatoly Perminov, head of Russia's Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos), and NASA Administrator Michael Griffin will meet in January 2006 to formalize the joint operation of the International Space Station (ISS), which is the only international manned space program today.
EADS Astrium Selected For Swarm Satellites
Friedrichshafen, Germany (SPX) Nov 21, 2005
EADS Astrium has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop and build three satellites for the Swarm mission. The satellites, worth approximately €86 million, will be manufactured within 48 months.
Radiation Resistant Computers
Huntsville AL (SPX) Nov 21, 2005
When your computer behaves erratically, mauls your data, or just "crashes" completely, it can be frustrating. But for an astronaut trusting a computer to run navigation and life-support systems, computer glitches could be fatal.
SpaceX Announces Launch Date For Falcon 1
El Segundo CA (SPX) Nov 21, 2005
On Friday, November 25 at 1 p.m. (PDT), the Falcon 1 countdown to launch is expected to reach T-Zero. At that point, the hold-down clamps will release and the Falcon 1 rocket will begin its journey to orbit, accelerating to 17,000 mph (twenty-five times the speed of sound) in less than ten minutes.
Innovative Space Tug Could Prolong Operational Life Of GEO Satellites
Paris, France (ESA) Nov 21, 2005
Spacecraft are industrial jewels of invention and technology, but they have limited lives. "Sic transit Gloria mundi." That all things, even glorious, must pass was illustrated in Turner's famous oil canvas of the 'Fighting Temeraire' being tugged to her last berth to be broken up.
DoD Orders Another $3 Billion Lot Of F/A-22 Raptors
Marietta GA (SPX) Nov 18, 2005
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $2.9 billion fixed-price contract by the U.S. Air Force for continued production of F/A-22 aircraft through November 2007.
Iran's Seeks To Disalarm World As Nuke Blueprints Released
Washington (UPI) Nov 19, 2005
New evidence of Iran's secret nuclear weapons program emerged Friday as senior American and European diplomats tried to keep alive their strategy to block Iran by peaceful means.
Koizumi Pushes Patriots As Defense Against Missile Attack
By Martin Sieff
UPI Senior News Analyst
Washington (UPI) Nov 17, 2005
Following precedents and agreements that have defined democratic Japan for more than a century, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi is fated to step down in a few months after completing a full five years in power.
Building a Better Hydrogen Trap
Flint MI (SPX) Nov 21, 2005
Using building blocks that make up ordinary plastics, but putting them together in a whole new way, University of Michigan researchers have created a class of lightweight, rigid polymers they predict will be useful for storing hydrogen fuel.
Focus On Levee Breaks
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 20, 2005
It is clear that there were multiple causes for the levee failures in New Orleans, but researchers need to gather more data to better understand what they were and how to rebuild properly after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Bacteria Which Sense The Earth's Magnetic Field
Bremen, Germany (SPX) Nov 21, 2005
The entire bacterium is oriented like a compass needle inside the magnetic field. Until now, it was not clear how the cells organise magnetosomes into a stable chain, against their physical tendency to collapse by magnetic attraction.
Experts Fear Africa Flu Pandemic
New York (UPI) Nov 18, 2005
Indications that avian influenza may soon take root in Africa are of grave concern to health experts.
|The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2005 - SPXDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by TerraDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement|