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July 23, 2014
Chelyabinsk Meteorite Sheds Light on Dinosaur Extinction Mystery
Tucson AZ (SPX) Jul 23, 2014
A long-standing debate about the source of the asteroid that impacted the Earth and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs has been put to rest thanks to the Chelyabinsk meteorite that disintegrated over Russia in February 2013, a new paper published in the journal Icarus shows. Astronomers have debated whether the dinosaur killer was linked to the breakup of a large asteroid forming the Baptistina Asteroid Family (BAF) beyond Mars, some of which ended up on Earth-crossing orbits. The asteroid imp ... read more
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Next ISS Cargo Spacecraft Rolls Out to Pad
The International Space Station's Expedition 40 crew tackled physics and medical research Tuesday, as a new Russian resupply spacecraft rolled out for Wednesday's launch to the orbiting complex. Mea ... more

New UAV for background radiation monitoring
UAV systems has developed background radiation monitoring system for Russian meteorology and ecological monitoring corporation Rosgidromet. The base of the system is serially produced scintillationa ... more

Manned mission to Moon scheduled by Roscosmos for 2020-2031
Russia is planning a manned mission to the Moon in 2030-2031, Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, reports TASS. "In our program this (m ... more


First Launch of Proton After Crash Scheduled for September 28
The first launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket after the May crash is expected to be carried out on September 28, 2014, Roscosmos First Deputy Director Alexander Ivanov said in an interview with Ru ... more


China's Fast Track To Circumlunar Mission
Earlier in Space Daily, this analyst presented circumstantial evidence for a future Chinese astronaut mission to the Moon. China seems to be planning a circumlunar flight for the near future, which ... more
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Russian Resupply Spacecraft to Deliver Snails to ISS for Experiments
Russia's Progress M-24M resupply spacecraft, due to be launched on July 24, is to deliver 45 snails to the International Space Station (ISS) for scientific experiments, Russian space agency Roscosmo ... more

US Refusal to Host GLONASS Base a Form of Competition with Russia
The refusal by the United States to place base stations for Russia's GLONASS satellite navigation system on its territory is a form of competition, explained by Washington's fear of losing market mo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites

The X-Gen Men at 1600 and Number 10

IBM's Watson advises US soldiers on life after service

This time for the PLA: Chinese army shows off dancing robots

Saab buys ThyssenKrupp's Swedish submarine shipyard

Rising civilian deaths fuel outrage in Pakistan offensive

USAF orders ground approach radar for Saudi Arabia


Russian GLONASS to Boost Yield Capacity by 50 percent
Deployment of GLONASS satellite navigation systems to the BRICS states is very promising, the technologies allow to boost yield capacity up to 50 percent, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at th ... more

Sanctions on Russian launchers confers advantage to others
Even though Russia's rocket industry is forced to operate under Western sanctions, thought these punitive measures can eventually do the industry more good than harm, Russia's deputy prime minister, ... more

Russia's Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM
Russia's new Angara launch vehicle will not be used as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, repo ... more
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Russian Scientists Develop Liquid Test System for ISS
Russian scientists have developed a system that makes possible a long-term experiment at the International Space Station (ISS) testing liquids in zero gravity in the near future, a representative of ... more

First Angara Test Launch Successful
Russian Defense Ministry Army General Sergei Shoigu has reported to Russian President, Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Putin the first successful test launch of the Angara-1.2PP rocket carrier, the Russ ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea

Sharks are Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing

Size and age of plants impact their productivity more than climate

NASA Starts Campaign To Probe Ocean Ecology, Carbon Cycle

Has Antarctic sea ice expansion been overestimated?

NRL Reveals New Meteorological Insight into Mid-Level Clouds

Global warming 'pause' reflects natural fluctuation


Russia Launches Rokot Carrier Rocket with Three Satellites
Russia launched on Thursday a light-class Rokot carrier rocket with three telecoms satellites from its northern Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry said. "The launch of the Rokot carrier roc ... more

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation
China and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to cooperate in developing navigation satellite systems. The document was signed on Monday by the China Satellite Navigation Offic ... more

Eco-Friendly 'Angara' Rocket Installed On Plesetsk Launch Pad
Russia's new eco-friendly light class Angara-1. 2PP rocket has been installed on the launch pad of Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia's Arkhangelsk Region, a source in the space industry told RI ... more

Space junk damages ISS US segment
Space debris has damaged a cooling system radiator of the International Space Station US, the NASA website said. Images of the ISS surface captured by external cameras were being analyzed and there ... more

New type of soot particle discovered from wildfire emissions
Every year, wildfires clear millions of hectares of land and emit around 34-percent of global soot mass into the atmosphere. In certain regions, such as Southeast Asia and Russia, these fires can co ... more


Russia Sees No Progress in GLONASS Talks with US
The United States has shown no interest in negotiations on the deployment of GLONASS navigation stations in the US, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos Oleg Ostapenko said Monday. "We s ... more

Scientists Develop Force Sensor from Carbon Nanotubes
A group of researchers from Russia, Belarus and Spain, including MIPT professor Yury Lozovik, have developed a microscopic force sensor based on carbon nanotubes. The device is described in an artic ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer

NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast

Low cost technique improves properties of nanomaterials

NIST develops prototype meter test for hydrogen refueling stations

Creating optical cables out of thin air

A new multi-bit 'spin' for MRAM storage

Fires are a major cause of wind farm failure


US Refusal to Host Russian Navigation Stations Political


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Test-launch of Russia's Angara rocket delayed due to malfunction during pre-launch tests


SSTL announces the successful launch of KazEOSat-2


Russia plans super-heavy rocket for Lunar, Mars missions


New Type of Dust in Martian Atmosphere Discovered


Russia, China Ready to Cooperate in Space, Explore Mars


Russia loses its last early warning satellite


Dominoes Crush Spacecraft


Moon to see first tourists by 2017, single roundtrip ticket costs $150 mln

First test launch of Russia's Angara rocket may be conducted on June 27

US tightens export regime against five Russian companies and organizations

Russia and Serbia reaffirm need to implement South Stream project

US firm scrambles to replace Russian-made engine for Atlas rockets

Russia to consider space cooperation bill with Cuba

D-Day for the International Space Station

Duo Tries on Spacesuits While Advanced Microgravity Science Continues

US not able yet to remove dependency on Russian rocket motors

US expects to continue partnership with Russia on ISS after 2020

Soyuz Rocket puts Russian GLONASS-M navigation satellite into orbit

Proton Accident Investigation Complete - Roscosmos

Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket to undergo final testing

Week Begins With Spacesuit Checks Before Thursday Spacewalk

ISS cosmonauts detect little smoke, space crew is safe

Russian Space Corporation Says Unable to Conduct Complete Overhaul of Space Industry

Western sanctions unlikely to affect Russian space program

Russia may join forces with China to compete with US, European satnavs

Russia Says GLONASS Accuracy Could Be Boosted to Two Feet

Why We Need Rocket Engines

New Synthesis Method of Nickel-Carbon Heterofullerenes Presented

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