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2011-02-28 10:50:00

Russia’s powerful Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov issued a stern dressing down to Russian space agency Roscosmos, the Russian equivalent of NASA, at a meeting with Roscosmos’s leadership after two satellite launches ended in partial or complete failure in the last three months.

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2011-02-27 06:31:03

Russia successfully launched a satellite on Saturday that is vital to the deployment of its own navigation system after the failure of an earlier attempt prompted the Kremlin to fire two top space officials.

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2011-02-24 06:45:00

Russia, looking to compete with America’s Global Positioning System (GPS), is slated to launch two extra navigation satellites, after three others crashed.

2011-02-17 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today the new GeoExplorer® 6000 series of high-accuracy Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) handheld computers.

2011-02-10 08:03:00

REHOVOT, Israel, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a leading host-based GNSS solution provider, announced today the availability of the CGsnap core, an ultra-small footprint GPS/GLONASS baseband IP solution for mobile applications.

2011-02-10 08:01:00

REHOVOT, Israel, and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a leading host based GNSS solution provider, and Rx Networks, a leading mobile positioning-assistance technology company, today announced that they are collaborating in bringing to market a solution comprising of CellGuide's GPSense(TM) Multi Beacon Engine and Rx Networks' suite of location assistance products. The Rx Networks GPStream(TM) and XYBRID(TM) solutions are integrated with...

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2011-02-09 05:25:00

A Russian-led expedition aims to make the first crossing from Russia's Arctic shore into Canada over the North Pole after a months-long voyage over precarious shifting ice flows.

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2011-02-02 08:15:00

The Russian Defence Ministry launched a search Tuesday to look for a missing military satellite that was possibly put into the wrong orbit after its launch.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.