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EU mulls launch of four more Galileo satellites this year

The European Union has been aggressive in getting its own satellite navigation system in place and according to the commission, it is planning to launch four more Galileo satellites this[...] The post EU mulls launch of four more Galileo satellites this y.....»»

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India close to having its own satellite navigation system

India successfully put its fourth navigation satellite into orbit in copy book style on March 28......»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated NewsMar 28th, 2015

India launches fourth navigation satellite

At exactly 5:19 pm, the rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle - (PSLV-C27) standing about 44 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonne, tore into the evening skies......»»

Category: topSource:  businesstodayRelated NewsMar 28th, 2015

India puts fourth navigation satellite into orbit

At exactly 5:19 pm, the rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle - (PSLV-C27) standing about 44 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonne, tore into the evening skies......»»

Category: topSource:  businesstodayRelated NewsMar 28th, 2015

IRNSS-1D to be launched today

The stage is set for the launch of India's satellite IRNSS-1D on Friday from Sriharikota onboard workhorse PSLV-C27 that would pave the way for the country's own navigation system on par with the GPS of US......»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated NewsMar 28th, 2015

2015"s Top Ten Tech Cars: Rolls-Royce Wraith

Satellite to Earth: Downshift a bit Satellite to Earth: Downshift a bit.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 27th, 2015

Gandhi Peace Prize for ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 for its contribution to the country's development through space technology and satellite-based services. The award, comprising Rs one crore and a citation, was.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated NewsMar 27th, 2015

The Dying Aral Sea Is Like an Abstract Depiction of Human Stupidity

This beautiful satellite image shows one of the most saddening long-term natural disasters on Earth. The black patch in the upper left corner is the remaining body of the Aral Sea, located on the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in Central Asia—.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 27th, 2015

New Services Cloud AT&T"s Bet on Pay TV

AT&T knew it was buying a melting ice cube when it agreed to acquire satellite-TV company DirecTV last year for $49 billion. But recent moves by HBO, Apple Inc. and the NFL have turned the temperature up a few degrees......»»

Category: topSource:  wsjRelated NewsMar 26th, 2015

ESA Tests Satellite-Snagging Nets for Orbital Trash Removal

Test launching tiny nets in microgravity is helping the ESA developing an anti-orbital debris demonstration mission Test launching tiny nets in microgravity is helping the ESA developing an anti-orbital debris demonstration mission.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 26th, 2015

Major upgrade for Australia’s first performing arts centre

The South Australian Government has announced a $90 million upgrade for Adelaide Festival Centre originally designed by Hassell in 1973. The proposed new works will shore up the centre’s prime location on the banks of the River Torrens and will include .....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsMar 26th, 2015

Snow Now Melts in Wyoming Two Weeks Early

The spring snowmelt comes more than two weeks earlier than it did in the 1970s in Wyoming's Wind River Range, a new study finds......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsMar 26th, 2015

Countdown begins for launch of India"s latest navigation satellite IRNSS-1D

Countdown began on Thursday for the launch of India's latest navigation satellite IRNSS-1D onboard PSLV-C-27 on March 28 from Sriharikota that would take the country closer to setting up its own navigation system on par with the GPS of the US......»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated NewsMar 26th, 2015

International Space Station: Russia to take tourists to satellite when US stops supporting it

The Russian space agency will take space tourists to the International Space Station, it has said. The move will make up for money that Roscosmos, the state space agency, will lose when Nasa stops paying it to carry astronauts......»»

Category: topSource:  independentRelated NewsMar 25th, 2015

ISatHub promises reliable Internet for multiple users, from space — anywhere on Earth (hands-on)

Review:The satellite device provides Internet service for up to five devices. Just don't expect to watch YouTube videos. REVIEW:Imagine you’re on a boat in the middle of the ocean, and you and a couple of others on board have to send some emails or.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsMar 24th, 2015

England’s only breeding population of wild beavers returned to river Otter

Five wild beavers including two adult pairs and a kit have been returned to their natural habitat in river Otter in East Devon after they were given a clean bill[...] The post England’s only breeding population of wild beavers returned to river Otte.....»»

Category: cloudSource:  techienewsukRelated NewsMar 24th, 2015

England"s Only Wild Beavers Returned to Devon River

The animals were set free after tests confirmed they were free of bovine TB and parasitic tapeworms......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsMar 24th, 2015

Satellite imagery reveals how gold mining is destroying tropical forests

The picture above is terrible. It shows the catastrophic effects of the deforestation caused by the current gold rush in the tropical forests of South America. The consumption of gold worldwide is increasing in the last years due to the global economic cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 24th, 2015

UK Space Agency hosts data hub to harvest satellite information

Hub will have access to 8TB of data per day in near real time.....»»

Category: topSource:  v3Related NewsMar 24th, 2015

Satellite captures a baby star"s "growth spurt"

It's trivial to see mature stars in action, but baby stars are another matter. They 'only' spend 150,000 years in their earliest formative stage, and they rarely give away clues that they're around. That's what makes the above pictures so important -........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMar 24th, 2015