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Is Turkey’s Arms Industry Changing Equations?

Is Turkey’s Arms Industry Changing Equations?

Michael Rubin | @mrubin1971
02.24.2013 - 9:00 AM

Word out of Turkey is that Roketsan—Turkey’s domestic missile manufacture—has just concluded a nearly $200 million deal with the United Arab Emirates.

India to launch seven satellites on February 25

India to launch seven satellites on February 25

by Staff Writers
Chennai (IANS) Feb 21, 2013

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The Indian space agency will February 25 put into orbit seven foreign satellites including an Indo-French collaborative satellite SARAL and thus earn much wanted revenue.

Deputy Prime Minister Backs New Space Defense System

Deputy Prime Minister Backs New Space Defense System

by Staff Writers
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Feb 20, 2013

Meteor fragments streaking the sky over Russia's Chelyabinsk Region.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on Saturday backed calls to establish a new system to identify and neutralize threats in space.

NASA scrambles for better asteroid detection

NASA scrambles for better asteroid detection

by Staff Writers
Washington (AFP) Feb 18, 2013

NASA, universities and private groups in the US are working on asteroid warning systems that can detect objects from space like the one that struck Russia last week with a blinding flash and mighty boom.

Iran to Orbit New Home-Made Satellite

Iran to Orbit New Home-Made Satellite

by Staff Writers
Tehran (FNA) Feb 13, 2013

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Iran plans to send a new home-made satellite into the space by the next few days, a senior Iranian space research official announced on Saturday.

Europe Eyes China in Space Race

Europe Eyes China in Space Race

By Kevin Holden Platt in Beijing

8 February 2013

As America has reduced its space funding and capabilities, the European Space Agency has turned to the new rising power in space: China. Though obstacles remain, collaboration could one day take a European-Chinese crew to the moon.

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