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2014-06-10 08:21:15

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to provide space inertial reference systems for the GEO-KOMPSAT-2 space satellite program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=25838 Under a firm-fixed-price contract worth nearly...

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2011-07-17 08:08:22

South Korea's space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, formally became the newest member of the International Charter "ËœSpace and Major Disasters' on 7 July. Founded by ESA and the French space agency, CNES, the Charter is an international...

2006-08-01 09:48:23

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Tuesday South Korea's launch of a scientific satellite that can also spy on the secretive country was a provocative act that compels it to build up its "invincible war deterrent." South Korea sent a satellite into orbit on Friday primarily for making geographical surveys but also possibly for tracking military movements in North Korea, which raised regional security concerns by launching missiles on July 5. "We sound an alarm-bell to South Korea...

2006-07-28 04:00:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea sent a satellite into space on Friday primarily for geographical surveys but also for possibly spying on North Korea, which raised regional security concerns by launching missiles earlier this month. The 900-kg (2000 lb) Arirang-2 satellite, launched in Russia, can take high-resolution pictures of the earth's surface, a government agency said. Experts said it would be the country's most advanced surveillance satellite. "The high-definition MSC (multi-spectral...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.