Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
Russo Daily
July 28, 2016
Will Russia and China Build an SCO-Based Joint Missile Defense System
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 26, 2016
Russia and China may create a unified missile defense system for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. That's the conclusion of experts speaking at a forum dedicated to the US deployment of the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea. What would the Russian-Chinese system look like? Sputnik investigates. On Monday, experts in Moscow and Beijing spoke via video conference on the implications for regional security of the US deployment of missile defense systems in South Korea. And while ... read more

Previous Issues Jul 27 Jul 26 Jul 25 Jul 24 Jul 23

A 'matryoshka' in the interstellar medium
As if it were one of the known Russian dolls, a group of astronomers, led by researchers at the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, (IAC) has found the first known case of three supernova remnants ... more

Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship
Russia's Severnoye Design Bureau has started working on the Project 23560 Leader-class destroyer that will combine the features of a destroyer, large antisubmarine warship and guided missile cruiser ... more

New Naval Sonar Network to Allow Russia to 'Hear' Enemy Subs Via Satellites
Russia develops a unique sonar system capable of detecting enemy ships and submarines at a distance of hundreds of kilometers via a satellite network, according to the newspaper Izvestia. A st ... more


Russia's TVEL Makes First Batch of Fuel for New Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers
Russia's TVEL company produced the first batch of nuclear fuel to be used in Russia's new serial project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreakers, the company's press service said Tuesday. Project 22 ... more


One of a Kind Nuclear Power Unit to be Connected to Electrical Grid
A third-generation reactor at the most powerful nuclear power unit in Russia's atomic energy network is expected to begin generating electricity by August, Aleksandr Shutikov, the deputy general dir ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

Subscribe free to our newsletters via your


Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard
St. Petersburg, Russia (SPX) Jul 26, 2016 Russia's second serial project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural has been laid down in St. Petersburg on Monday, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. ... more

Russia, US Discuss Lunar Station for Mars Mission
Russia's Roscosmos Corporation and NASA are in discussions about future of joint space missions following the conclusion of the ISS project in 2024; one proposal is to create a space base close to t ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

Philippines lobbied ASEAN on sea row verdict: govt

The rise of commercial spaceports

Raytheon gets $130 million missile defense contract modification

U.S. Air National Guard fires Lockheed laser-guided training rounds for first time

Elbit Systems gets $30 million thermal imaging contract

Indian army receives three Dhanush howitzers


Faster Speeding Bullets: Russia Test-Fires Its Own Railgun
A team of Russian scientists has successfully tested the country's first railgun, which relies on electromagnetic forces rather than explosives or propellant, according to RIA Novosti. Railgun ... more

Russian and US engineers plan manned moon mission
Engineers in Russia and the US are completing a plan for a collaborative space program. The initiative would preserve the multinational alliance developed when the International Space Station (ISS) ... more

Seven Soyuz Rockets to Be Constructed for Russian Defense Ministry in 2016
A total of seven Soyuz carrier rockets are scheduled to be constructed for the Russian Defense Ministry by the end of the year, the general director of Russia's Progress State Research and Productio ... more
2nd Integrated Air and Missile Defense - Securing the Complex Air Domain: Requirements for Sustainable, Global, and Reliable Solutions to Next Generation Air & Missile Threats - 28-30 September, 2016 | Washington D.C. The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 7-9 - Las Vegas
Cryogenic Buyer's Guide

Ukraine, US aim to launch jointly-developed space rocket
Ukraine and the United States are planning to launch a jointly-developed rocket in the coming months, as part of the two countries' space cooperation, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Vale ... more

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November
The reactor at the second unit of India's Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) may start commercial operations in November, Russian energy company Rosatom's representative in India Natalia Kudryasho ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Towards smarter crop plants to feed the world

Could the deadly mosquito-borne yellow fever virus cause a Zika-like epidemic in the Americas?

Exploring one of the largest salt flats in the world

Distant volcanic eruptions foster saguaro cacti baby booms

Measure of age in soil nitrogen could help precision agriculture

Dirty to drinkable

New model is first to predict tree growth in earliest stages of tree life


Russia Tests Parts of 6th Generation, Railgun Equipped Near Space Warplane
Russia's largest radio electronics manufacturer gave a glimpse into the future of Russian air superiority confirming on Monday that components for a sixth 6th generation fighter jet are being tested ... more

Russian MoD Denies Plans for Nuclear-Capable Outer Space Strategic Bomber
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, military educational institutions don't have the competence to deal with such projects. Reports claiming that the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Ac ... more

India May Buy Russian Microcircuits for Its Space Program
Russia's Angstrem microelectronics manufacturer is in talks on supplying some 10,000 radiation-resistant circuits for India's space program, local media said Tuesday. Angstrem has contacted a ... more

New Crew Members, Including NASA Biologist, Launch to Space Station
Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9:36 p.m. EDT We ... more

Return to light for underground astronauts
Yesterday, the international team of six astronauts from China, Japan, USA, Spain and Russia returned to daylight after spending six nights underground simulating a mission exploring another planet. ... more


Russia, Kazakhstan to Reach Final Decision on Baiterek Space Complex
According to the Russian deputy prime minister, a final decision on the construction of the joint Russian-Kazakh Baiterek Space Complex will be reached in September. A final decision on the co ... more

Russian New Soyuz-MS Spacecraft Docks With ISS for First Time
Russian new Soyuz-MS spacecraft for the first time docked with the International Space Station on Saturday, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said. The docking was carried out in automatic mo ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Watering solar cells makes them grow ... in power

Molten storage and thermophotovoltaics offer new solar power pathway

Serendipitous observation may lead to more efficient solar cells and new gas sensors

Biological wizardry ferments carbon monoxide into biofuel

Rosatom Plans to Develop 3D Printing for Nuclear Industry

Reducing carbon emissions using waste marble powder

End of the road or new beginning for Yahoo?

Subscribe free to our newsletters via your


New Prototype Parachute for Space Landings Unveiled at Russian Trade Fair


Russia's 'Doomsday' Military Plane Almost Ready for Flight


Russian Scientists Propose Charging Satellites Using Land-Based Lasers


Russia may test-fire its most powerful ballistic missile Sarmat near Hawaii


Exploring inner space for outer space


Russia's REMIX Innovative Nuclear Fuel Enters First Field Trials


Russia to Continue Rocket Engine Supplies to US Under Existing Contracts


Laser uranium enrichment technology


Russian physicists create a high-precision 'quantum ruler'


Russia to Publish Catalog Disclosing US Military Satellites

Putin: Russia, China to Step Up Nuclear Energy Cooperation

Quantum calculations broaden the understanding of crystal catalysts

Russian Moon Base to Hold Up to 12 People

Russia, China to Sign Intellectual Property Deal on Rocket Tech

Russia, Italy to build earth remote sensing satellite network

Launch of Arktika Ship Shows Russia's Ability to Churn Out Icebreakers

Dropping RD-180 engines is like 'burning $100M for fun'

Lift off for ABS-2A

McCain Stands Down: Congress Reaches Compromise on Russian Rockets

Next-Generation Bombers: What US, Russia, China Are Set to Roll Out

Below the Radar: Russia's S-400, S-500 Set to Become Invisible to Enemies

High-Tech Telescope for Dangerous Asteroids Detection Launched in Russia

Less is More: Russia Opts for Lower-Cost but More Capable Navy

Russian Top Secret Hypersonic Glider Can Penetrate Any Missile Defense

Drying Arctic soils could accelerate greenhouse gas emissions

Russian Proton-M Rocket Puts US Intelsat DLA-2 Satellite Into Orbit

US Senate reaches compromise on Russian rocket engines

Russian, US Astronauts to Return From ISS on June 18

All Clear! Russia to Give Its Arctic Domains a Clean Bill of Health

Ukraine Unlikely to Meet Challenge of Building Large Rocket Engines for US

Subscribe free to our newsletters via your

Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2016 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement All images and articles appearing on Space Media Network have been edited or digitally altered in some way. Any requests to remove copyright material will be acted upon in a timely and appropriate manner. Any attempt to extort money from Space Media Network will be ignored and reported to Australian Law Enforcement Agencies as a potential case of financial fraud involving the use of a telephonic carriage device or postal service.