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October 31, 2014
Orbital Sciences Considers Replacing Russian Engine Used on Antares
Washington DC(RIA Novosti) Oct 31, 2014
The Orbital Sciences Corporation, that built and launched Antares supply rocket crashed in Virginia, may replace the spacecraft's current AJ-26 Russian rocket engine, once their investigation of the crash is finalized, the company's CEO David Thompson stated. "Orbital has been reviewing alternatives since the middle of last year and recently selected a different main propulsion system for future use by Antares," Thompson said during a press conference Wednesday. "It is possible that we may d ... read more
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Russia Puts Meridian Communications Satellite Into Orbit
A Meridian communications satellite has been put into orbit by a Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, launched from Russia's Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry's spokesperson told RIA Novosti Thursda ... more

China's Main Competitor in Space Exploration is India, Not Russia
China's principal competitor in space exploration is India, not Russia, researcher at the Russian Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies Vasily Kashin told RIA Novosti on Friday. " ... more

Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences
Nuclear-capable Russian bombers in European airspace, NATO intercepts, a foreign submarine in Swedish waters - the fall-out from the Ukraine crisis feels like a return to Cold War days. NATO ... more


Russian Space Agency to Receive Designs of Super-Heavy Carrier Rocket by Year-End
Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos will receive technical suggestions in creating the country's super-heavy carrier rockets by the end of 2014, an agency department head said Thursday. "W ... more


Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday
The Soyuz-2.1A carrier rocket has been successfully installed at the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and is scheduled for launch on October 29, the press service of the Russian ... more
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US space budget still exceeds rest of world's combined
The United States spends on space programs - both civilian and defense-related - more than every other country combined, even though the NASA budget, which is a part of the program, has not grown in ... more

Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Safe for Environment
Fuel that is supposed to be used for rocket launch at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Trans-Amur Territory is safe for environment, the government of the Amur Region said on its official web ... more
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Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS


Russian Progress-M Cargo Spacecraft Undocks From ISS
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesperson for Russian space agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti on Monday. "The spacecra ... more

Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October
Russian spacewalkers Max Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev closed the Pirs docking compartment hatch at 1:06 p.m. EDT ending the third spacewalk for Expedition 41. The cosmonauts were outside the Int ... more

Russian cosmonauts finish all planned work outside ISS
Two Russian cosmonauts have finished their spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS), completing all the necessary work earlier than planned, the Russian Mission Control told RIA Novos ... more
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Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS
The Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) is set to offer financial support for domestic companies to develop projects using the GLONASS navigation system in Russia and abroad pending ... more

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake
Russian scientists have developed a theoretical model of quantum memory for light, adapting the concept of a hologram to a quantum system. These findings from Anton Vetlugin and Ivan Sokolov from St ... more
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Proton-M Lofts Express-AM6 Satellite
Russia launched on Tuesday an Express-series communications satellite on board the Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said. "T ... more

Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020
The Russian military will add nine advanced communications satellites to its orbital grouping by 2020, a senior military commander said Monday. "By 2020, the orbital grouping of military commu ... more

Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off
A pair of cosmonauts suited up for a dry run of Wednesday's spacewalk while Dragon will hang on to the International Space Station for a few more days. Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer ... more

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System
Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. "The creati ... more

ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Preps for Wednesday Spacewalk
The Expedition 41 crew of the International Space Station geared up Tuesday for a pair of spacewalks. Two NASA astronauts wrapped up final preparations to head outside Wednesday and replace a power ... more

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Progress-M Cargo Ship To Undock From ISS On Oct 27
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft, will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on October 27, a spokesman for Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, told RIA Novosti Tuesday. " ... more

Inside the Milky Way
Is matter falling into the massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way or being ejected from it? No one knows for sure, but a UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist is searching for an answer. Carl G ... more
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Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future

'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

Reverse engineering materials for more efficient heating and cooling

Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement


Russian 'Smart' Mini-Satellites to Go Into Orbit in 2016


Russia to Conduct Observation Flights Over Canada and US


NASA Exercises Authority to Proceed with Commercial Crew Contracts


Russian Luna-25 Mission to Cost Billions


New Batch of Lunar Soil to be Delivered to Earth in 2023-2025


Russia to make Moon exploration core part of space program


Soyuz Flight VS09 Report


Russian Phone Operators Could Become GLONASS Shareholders


Russia May Send Repeat Mission to Martian Moon Phobos in 2023


Russian Scientists Develop Mechanism for Rover's Descent to Mars

S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia's South

Russia to Launch New GLONASS Navigation System Satellite by Year End

Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018

Russia launches Proton-M rocket after accident

Proton Failure Review Board Concludes Investigation

New ISS Trio Launches to Expand Expedition 41 to Six

Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS

Crew selected for eight-month Mars simulation

Soyuz Rocket Awaiting Launch at Baikonur Cosmodrome

Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018

Russia to Launch Full-Scale Moon Exploration Next Decade

Mystery of rare 5-hour space explosion explained

Russia to Boost Space Microelectronics Production

Russia Unable To Reject Foreign Parts in GLONASS Satellites

Talks Over GLONASS Station Locations in US on Hold

More land, fewer harvests

Analyst: US to Finish Human Space Launcher by 2018 at Best

NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport US Astronauts to ISS

Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors

Astronauts eye China's future space station

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