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Technical problems delay launch of Russian military satellite

AFP, MOSCOW:The Russian military space service said on Monday that it had indefinitely postponed a new attempt to launch one of its Kosmos military...

Australia, US boost military collaboration with radar research project

AFP, SYDNEY: Australia and the United States announced a new boost to their extensive military cooperation Monday with plans for a five-year joint research...

NASA to test supersonic drone this month

AFP, WASHINGTON, March 17 (AFP) - NASA announced plans to launch a supersonic drone later this month designed to fly 6,000 miles (10,000 km)...

EU And Israel Reach Agreement On GALILEO

European Commission, BRUSSELS --- An agreement has been reached between the European Union and the State of Israel on its participation in the GALILEO...

Russians to launch first two of EU's Galileo GPS satellites

AFP, PARIS: The Soviet-era workhorse of space, the Soyuz, has been chosen to launch the first two Galileo satellites, the European Union's answer to...

China plans jam-proof communications satellite to keep ahead of Falungong

AFP, BEIJING: China plans to launch a jam-proof communications satellite next year in a bid to keep a step ahead of Falungong and other...

GALILEO Project Is Off the Ground

European Commission, BRUSSELS --- The European Commission adopted a communication on progress on the Galileo program. Less than two years after the launch of...

EU shortlists three operators for new satellite system

AFP, BRUSSELS: The European Commission said Friday that three groups have been shortlisted as possible operators of the Galileo Programme, the European Union's proposed...

Frequency Plan Puts Galileo on Collision Course with GPS

Deutsche Welle German radio, Brussels and the U.S. have so far failed to reach a deal on the frequencies planned for Galileo, an EU...

Brazil Set for Stake in Galileo

Deutsche Welle German radio, Brazil may be about to buy into the controversial European satellite navigation system, Galileo, despite misgivings from their neighbor to...