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NASA Astronauts Will Breathe Easier With New Oxygen Recovery Systems     April 18, 2014

For NASA's long-duration human spaceflight missions, travelers will need to recycle as much breathable oxygen in their spacecraft environments, as possible. To turn that need into a reality, NASA is seeking proposals for lightweight, safe, efficient and reliable systems for regenerating oxygen on...More>>

DeLorme Announces inReach Explorer, the World's First Satellite Communicator with Built-In Navigation     April 17, 2014

DeLorme has announced the upcoming launch of its newest product, inReach Explorer, incorporating a new range of navigation functions. The latest generation of inReach will be available in stores in early May and builds on DeLorme's award-winning technology to keep outdoor adventurers, offshore...More>>

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Powers through First Integrated System Testing     April 14, 2014

NASA's Orion spacecraft has proven its mettle in a test designed to determine the spacecraft's readiness for its first flight test -- Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) -- later this year. EFT-1 will send the spacecraft more than 3,600 miles from Earth and return it safely.More>>

NASA to Conduct Unprecedented Twin Experiment     April 11, 2014

Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. After a year in space, the traveling twin returns home and they reunite. Are the identical twins still …...More>>

NASA Looks to Go Beyond Batteries for Space Exploration     April 10, 2014

NASA is seeking proposals for the development of new, more capable, energy storage technologies to replace the battery technology that has long powered America's space program.More>>

Ball Aerospace Completes Series of Environmental Testing for WorldView-3 Remote Sensing Spacecraft     April 8, 2014

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed a series of environmental tests on WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions.More>>

Military Communications Market Worth $30.12 Billion by 2019     April 7, 2014

The report "Military Communications Market - (SATCOM Terminals, Commercial off The Shelf (COTS), Military Communication Security, Tetra Radio, JTRS, Software Defined Radio, Radio Communication, Tactical Communication) More>>

NASA Television to Air Upcoming Space Station Cargo Ship Activities     April 7, 2014

NASA Television will air live the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft and the launch and docking of another to resupply the International Space Station.More>>

Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability     April 4, 2014

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a series of ground and air demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., expanding the adaptability of the Global Hawk system to use an additional Satellite Communications (SATCOM) link to improve the transfer of...More>>

U.S. Air Force Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weather Prediction     April 4, 2014

A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., atop an Atlas V rocket. Lockheed Martin confirmed signal acquisition shortly after launch. More>>

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