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Saber space traffic microservices program certified in US Saber Astronautics’ microservices program, COSMOS, completed security reviews to deploy to military operators at the US Space Force (USSF). Saber said over the weekend that that program includes a number of microservices, including tools allowing operators to analyse and visualize the space domain using live data from commercial…

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Incitec research shows reduced GHG emissions from fertiliser combination

Research undertaken by the fertlisers division of Incitec Pivot has demonstrated what it says is a path to reduced greenhouse gas emissions in the form of nitrous oxide from nitrogen fertilisation. According to a statement from Incitec Pivot Fertilisers on Monday, their results demonstrated using a nitrification inhibitor formulation containing DMPG in combination with urea…

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Thales’ Wide Area Network contract extension

Thales Australia has been awarded a contract extension by the Department of Defence for an Internet Protocol (IP) based Maritime Tactical Wide Area Network (MTWAN) system. Part of the Royal Australian Navy’s Maritime Communications Modernisation and network centric warfare priorities, the contract was let under the navy’s SEA 1442 Phase 3 programme. Thales’s MTWAN is…

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You can still get backing if you do something useful, Additive Assurance finds

Venture capital investment has slowed this year. But if your company does something that solves a real-world problem and that customers want as a result, then you can still get funded, believes Marten Jurg from Additive Assurance. Jurg’s company announced a $4.1 million raise last week, led by Significant Capital Ventures. AA’s products, which monitor…

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