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June 30, 2015
McCain Blows His Top Over US Inability to Abandon Russian Rocket Engines
Washington DC (Sputnik) Jun 28, 2015
US Senator John McCain is blowing a gasket over America's inability to find a suitable substitution for Russia's RD-180 engines, accusing his Republican fellows of playing into Moscow's hands, US journalist Tim Mak notes. Regardless of its widely discussed sanctions policy, the United States still cannot break its reliance on Russian-made RD-180 engines to get to space, US journalist Tim Mak notes, adding that the situation has left US Senator John McCain seething with rage. "But the reality ... read more
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World Wide Web: Russiato Launch 672 Satellites for Global Internet Service
Russia's Federal Space Agency secured the biggest space launch contract in history with French and British firms which aim to provide global broadband Internet service. Russia's Roscosmos Federal Sp ... more

Russia to Land Space Vessel on Moon's Polar Region in 2019
Russia's lunar research is currently undergoing "Earth trials" before landing on the moon in 2019, a Russian delegation member connected with the development of the space vessel said at an airshow o ... more

Russia Puts Military Satellite Into Orbit
A Russian military satellite has reached its designated orbit and established stable contact with ground control services, a spokesman for Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces told RIA Novosti on Tuesd ... more


Pentagon plans Space-War Center to defend against adversaries
In its latest saber-rattling move, The Pentagon is ramping up efforts to build an space war headquarters, in order to protect US satellites from hypothetical attacks by Russia and China. The o ... more


Saudi Arabia to Turn to Russian Expertise in Nuclear Energy
Saudi Arabia plans to turn to Russia's expertise in building several power-generating nuclear reactors, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told RT Arabic. According to al-Jubeir, Russia has a big ... more
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Russia Confirms Elimination of US On-Board Computer Failure at ISS
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos confirmed that a glitch in the work of an on-board computer in the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS) was eliminated, the agency's spokesm ... more

Roscosmos to Launch More Satellites, Set up Imaging Center
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos plans to expand its fleet of satellites for taking images of the Earth, as part of a project to create a new center for global imaging, which aims to becom ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
In Iran, morale fragile as nuclear talks stumble

Needed: A brains-based approach to strategy

Kerry says 'too early' to tell if Iran deal sealed

U.S. Marines test solar-powered drones at annual energy expo

Cleaning Up Orbital Debris - Not!

KVH Enhances its mini-VSAT Broadband Network with Global MPLS

Russia Puts Military Satellite Into Orbit


Re-Nuclearization of Europe:The Unthinkable May Turn Into Reality
The Cold War 2.0 between Russia and the West is pushing the world towards a global conflict, and is threatening the hard-won agreement in the strategic nuclear arms race, Fred Weir warns. For ... more

NATO, US Muscle Flexing Pulls Nukes Back Into Global Game of Thrones
NATO's military buildup on Russia's borders, as well as the US muscle flexing in Europe has resulted in what German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung called a return to nuclear deterrence. Five years ag ... more

Russia to Build New Generation Space Surveillance Systems
Russian Defense Ministry will construct more than ten complexes of new-generation space surveillance systems, increasing the precision of space observation, the ministry said in a press release Thur ... more
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Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome Receives First Telemetry From ISS
The Vostochny Cosmodrome under construction in Russia has received its first telemetry signals from the International Space Station, a spokesman from the Russian Space System company told RIA Novost ... more

The Future Is Now: Russian Navy to Modernize Ten Nuclear Submarines
Russian Naval Forces plan to upgrade ten nuclear submarines with the newest armament and ship systems. Russian Naval Forces plan to upgrade ten nuclear submarines, said the Navy Commander Viktor Chi ... more
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US Supreme Court rejects EPA mercury emissions limits

China's Great Wall is disappearing: report

Hundreds protest against Dalai Lama in Britain

Brazil, China, India, South Africa in push for climate financing

Hong Kong student leader Wong in 'chilling' assault

Some forestlands cool climate better without trees

Discovery in the US of the invasive New Guinea flatworm


Russia's Nuclear Might Slashing US Hopes of New American Century?
Washington is engaged in what a former Indian diplomat and a political analyst referred to as a "calibrated brinkmanship" in Europe so as "to dictate the terms of war and peace" in the region. To th ... more

Russia, Myanmar Sign Agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation
Russia and Myanmar signed a memorandum on nuclear energy cooperation on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Russia was represented by the head of Russia's state-r ... more

Russia Ready to Cooperateon Building Finnish Loviisa Nuclear Plant
Russia is ready to take part in the construction of the third unit of Finland's Loviisa Nuclear. Russia's state nuclear energy agency, Rosatom, provides the nuclear fuel for the first and the second ... more

US Unlikely to Deploy Missiles to Europe
The United States is not likely to place nuclear or conventional ground-based cruise and ballistic missiles in response to alleged Russian violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) T ... more

Russia Develops 'Microwave Gun' Able to Deactivate Drones, Warheads
Russia has developed super-high-frequency gun capable of deactivating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and the warheads of precision weapons at an impact range of ten kilometers which ensures 360 degr ... more
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Boeing to Build Third All-Electric
Boeing is on contract to build ABS-8, the third all-electric propulsion 702SP (small platform) satellite for ABS, a commercial satellite provider based in Bermuda and Hong Kong. This satellite will ... more

Russia Disposes of 195 Decommissioned Soviet-Era Nuclear Submarines
Russia's Rosatom Corporation is nearing to complete the recycling of Soviet-made decommissioned nuclear-powered submarines and support vessels. Currently, 195 of the 201 decommissioned submarines ha ... more
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Researchers build mini Jeep that turns tire friction into energy

Solar Impulse leaves Japan on delayed Pacific flight

Winds of change as Ethiopia harnesses green power

Soft core, hard shell -- the latest in nanotechnology

Physicists fine-tune control of agile exotic materials


Russian, US Scientists to Cooperate in Space Exploration Despite Sanctions


Russia Warns Against Arms Race in Space


Finland to start selling electricity to Russia


Kiev Claims Nuclear Facilities in Crimea Belong to Ukraine


Turkey Elections Pose No Threat to Nuclear Power Plant Project With Russia


Cairo Says Russia's Rosatom Submits Bid to Build Egypt's Nuclear Plant


Bolivia, Russia to ink nuclear cooperation agreement


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ISS Adjusts Orbit to Evade Space Junk


Bolivia Set to Sign Cooperation Deal With Russia's Rosatom

Kremlin Focuses on Alleged US Plans to Aim Missiles at Russia's Nukes

Russia Puts Military-Purpose Satellite Into Orbit

Russian Space Agency Reschedules 6 Flights to ISS for 2015

Russia to Introduce New Nuclear Arctic Icebreaker Project by End of 2015

Rosatom road shows of world's largest fast neutron reactor

Russia, China Plan to Equip Commercial Trucks With Glonass, BeiDou

Electric thruster propels China's interstellar ambitions

Russain physicists from study laser beam compressed into thin filament

Egypt Mulls Buying Russian Satellite Images After EgyptSat 2 Loss

Russia to Produce Successor of Tu-160 Strategic Bomber After 2023

US Might Add Missiles to Its Military Buildup in Europe to Counter Russia

US space firm supports need to ease Russian rocket engines ban

US Ban on Russian Rocket Engines Displeases Both Sides

Russia can build Mistral-like nuclear ship equipped with air defense

Argentina Hopes to Obtain Russia-Designed Nuclear Reactors

Russia, China Mull Cooperation on Nuclear Energy in Third Countries

Slovakia Looking to Russia for Nuclear Power Plant Modernization

Choo, Choo! Russia Reviving Elusive 'Nuke Trains' With 30 Yars ICBMs

US missile deployment in Europe may lead to Russia's exit from INF

Angara to launch first manned rocket from Vostochny in 2023

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