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May 27, 2016
Russian Satellites Resistant to Any Possible Control Interception
Moscow (Sputnik) May 26, 2016
The control system of Russia's satellite constellation is protected from any outside intervention, and disabling Russian satellites or intercepting control over them is not possible, Russia's Titov Main Test and Space Systems Control Center said Saturday. Marchuk said that the Russian satellite constellation consisted of over 130 active space vehicles, with more than 80 percent of them under the center's control. "The control system is designed in a way to ensure its guaranteed stability and ... read more

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Roscosmos Proposes International Team to Create Super-Heavy Carrier Rocket
The deputy head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos said that Russia offers its international partners to jointly create a new super-heavy-lift launch vehicle. Russia offers its international p ... more

Europe's sat-nav system launches fresh pair of satellites
Europe's Galileo sat-nav system, a rival to America's GPS, took a step closer to becoming operational with the launch Tuesday of a fresh pair of satellites to join a dozen already in space. ... more

SpaceX Return of Samples Marks Next Step in One-Year Mission Science
More than one thousand tubes of blood, urine, and saliva made their way back to Earth from the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX-8 Dragon capsule, signaling an exciting next step for the ... more


Mir Plunged Into Ocean Before Time
The Mir space station could have been kept aloft a little longer, although this would hardly be viable financially, a Russian space agency Roscosmos executive in charge of manned missions said. ... more


NATO finalises military build-up to counter Russia
NATO foreign ministers were on Thursday finalising the alliance's biggest military build-up since the end of the Cold War to counter what they see as a more aggressive and unpredictable Russia. ... more

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

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Russia's Maiden Nuclear Icebreaker to Be Floated Out in Mid-2016
Russia's maiden Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker dubbed "Arktika" will be floated out at the Baltic Shipyard in the summer of 2016 ahead of its late 2017 planned launch, the nuclear icebreak ... more

Russia certain Hungary will clarify Paks NPP issue with EU
Russia is certain that the Hungarian government will provide clarifying answers to the European Commission's questions regarding the Paks nuclear power plant, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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China hits back as G7 talk about economy

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G7 says 'concerned' by situation in East, South China seas

G7 needs 'clear and tough stance' on territorial disputes: Tusk

Chinese state media warns G7 against South China Sea 'meddling'

North Korea is a 'big worry for all of us': Obama at G7


Russia Ready to Propose ASEAN New Nuclear Electrical Power Plants - Putin
Russia is ready to offer the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nuclear electrical power plants of the next generation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. ASEAN comprise ... more

International Space Cooperation Strongest in Times of Political Crises
Scientists from different states involved in space exploration tend to work more closely together when politicians fail to set aside their differences, a Roscosmos space agency executive in charge o ... more

Why US Does Not Need to Abandon Russian-Made RD-180 Engines
American hawks, like Senator John McCain, are determined to put an end to a successful partnership that has seen Russia's reliable and powerful RD-180 engines propel US payloads to space on the Alta ... more
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Russian Navy is Returning to Cam Ranh Bay
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Nguyen Thanh Sean says that his country is not opposed to the Russian Navy returning to the base in Cam Ranh Bay, on the condition that its presence is not directed a ... more

US eyes European reactors market
Beijing (XNA) May 23, 2016 America's competition with Russia over the supply of energy to Europe isn't limited to US plans to move in on Gazprom's turf by supplying the continent with US liquefied ... more
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Will America Set Military Back by Abandoning Russian RD-180 Rocket Engines
The Senate Armed Services Committee calls for halving the US appropriation for the military's go-to rocket engine, the House Armed Services Committee focuses on replacements, and the White House is ... more

Russia to Renew Production of Mi-14 Nuclear-Capable Anti-Sub Helicopters
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said that ministry plans to renew the production of Mi-14 Haze nuclear-capable amphibious anti-submarine helicopters. The Russian Defense Ministry ... more

Abandonment of Russian Booster Engines May Send NASA's Costs Skyrocketing
The Pentagon saying "no" to the further use of Russian RD-180 rocket engines may damage "the financial viability" of NASA projects, according to the Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor. If the ... more

Rosatom Ready to Start on Iran's New Nuclear Reactors
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Russian Armed Forces Use Glonass Satellites for Aiming in Syria
The Glonass satellites are being used to ensure the work of the Russian precision-guided weapons in Syria, a senior space industry official said Friday. "Glonass is the system which is the mos ... more


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Russia to start financing new Phoenix carrier rocket development in 2018


Russia's Glonass system to get 8 more satellites by end of 2017


Russia Says US wants real space war with real weapons


Russia Spent $1.3Bln on Vostochny Cosmodrome So Far


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Moscow seeks guarantees US missiles in Asia not to target Russia


US Navy overhypes its concern with Russia's newest sub

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Russia's New Launch Complex - Vostochny Cosmodrome

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Why Washington cannot ban Russia's RD-180 rocket engines

Hypersonic gliders could breach THAAD defenses

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