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May 22, 2015
Mexico Wanted to Cancel Satellite Launch on Russian Carrier Rocket
Mexico City (Sputnik) May 22, 2015
A $60-million penalty stopped Mexico from calling off the launch of MexSat-1 communication satellite on Russian Proton-M launch vehicle, Deputy Minister of Communications and Transport of Mexico Monica Aspe told journalists Monday. On May 16, Mexico's MexSat-1 launched on Russian Proton-M from Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan was lost following an emergency situation. "The possibility to withdraw from the contract and to find an alternative was considered. However, in this case there woul ... read more
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Diagnostics of quality of graphene and spatial imaging of reactivity
A convenient procedure to visualize defects on graphene layers by mapping the surface of carbon materials with an appropriate contrast agent was introduced by a team of researchers from Zelinsky Ins ... more

Russian Radio-Electronic Forces to Conduct Drills in Armenian Mountains
During the three day exercise, participants will undergo a special course on Russian advanced military equipment, its capabilities and operating procedures. Russian military radio-electronic w ... more

Russian deputy PM attacks space industry with reform bill
A Russian deputy prime minister on Tuesday lambasted the country's beleaguered space industry as inefficient and corrupt, as he presented proposed reform measures to parliament. Speaking sever ... more


Russia Discloses $182-Million in Corruption in Space Industry Company
The Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, one of Russia's leading companies in the space industry, has been exposed by the country's investigators of mismanaging and embezzling arou ... more


Government Spending in Space Programs at $66.5 Billion in 2014
According to Euroconsult's newly released research report, Profiles of Government Space Programs, world government expenditures for space programs decreased by 4% to $66.5 billion in 2014. The decre ... more
The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 9 - Las Vegas Next Generation Integrated ISR 2015 - Washington DC - July 27-29 26th Space Cryogenics Workshop Nuclear Cyber Security 2015

Work on Russia's Unitary System of Missile Warning on Schedule
Work on the creation of Russia's unitary space system of early warning missile strikes is currently on schedule, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is in charge of Russia's space industry, sa ... more

Nuclear modernization programs threaten to prolong the nuclear era
In the latest issue of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, experts from the United States, Russia, and China present global perspectives on ambitious nuclear modernization programs ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Nuclear disarmament talks struggle to reach action plan

US to sell bombs to Israel, helicopters to Saudis

Saudi Arabia, Turkey request $2B in U.S. military equipment deals

Exelis, Leidos continue work on new radar counter-measures system

China 'severely concerned' over US spying accusations

INDRA test advanced defense and cyber defense systems in Peru

S. Korea, Japan defence chiefs to hold 1st meet in 4 years


Putin Praises New Defense Equipment Shown During Victory Day Parade
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday praised the new defense equipment shown during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. Putin noted that the displayed equipment's performance characteri ... more

Russia to Receive Hundreds of New Drones Over Next Decade
Having realized the strategic and military benefits of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the Russian military will focus on the production of hundreds of new drones over the next 10 years. The ... more

Russia loses Mexican satellite after rocket failure
Russia on Saturday lost a Mexican satellite on launch just hours after a glitch with a manoeuvre involving the International Space Station, the latest in a string of embarrassing failures for its tr ... more
Army Network Modernization 2015 - Washington DC June 23-25

Rosatom Says India's Kudankulam Nuclear Energy Plant On Schedule
The second energy block of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will go on line this summer, Rosatom Deputy Director Alexander Lokshin said Friday. "The second block [will go on line] this y ... more

Russia to Launch US Comms Satellite Into Space
Russia will launch a US communications satellite from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan this year, the government said in a statement on Monday. The Intelsat DLA-2 satellite, also known ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

In the Field: SMAP Gathers Soil Data in Australia

Satellites make a load of difference to bridge safety

Driest Place on Earth Hosts Life

I knew it was you by the sound of your whale voice

It's best to make friends of friends

'Natural' sounds improve mood and productivity


Samantha's longer stay on ISS
ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti's mission on the International Space Station has been extended until the beginning of June. It was planned to end this week with a return to Earth together with ... more

ISS Partners Adjust Spacecraft Schedule
NASA and its international partners agreed Tuesday to set a new schedule for spacecraft traffic to and from the International Space Station. The partner agencies agreed to adjust the schedule ... more

Russia, China Agree on Joint Exploitation of Glonass Navigation Systems
The heads of Russia's Federal Space Agency and China's Satellite Navigation Office signed on Friday a joint statement on the joint exploitation of the Chinese BeiDou system with Russia's Glonass nav ... more

Russian Scientist Gets Patent on Transfiguring Martian Atmosphere
As the Earth's brainpower is focused on Mars exploration, a chemist privatized space engineering and is ready to make the Red Planet's atmosphere suitable for colonists. No jokes. A Russian ch ... more

Noise produces volcanic seismicity, akin to a drumbeat
Volcanoes are considered chaotic systems. They are difficult to model because the geophysical and chemical parameters in volcanic eruptions exhibit high levels of uncertainty. Now, Dmitri V. Alexand ... more
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Device could greatly improve speech and image recognition
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the Russian Academy of Sciences have successfully demonstrated pattern recognition using a magnonic holograph ... more

US Fears 'Bad' Chinese, Russian Anti-Satellite Weapons
The US fears Russian and Chinese aggression as both countries have been rapidly modernizing their anti-satellite weapons. The US has more than 500 satellites in space which, according to Comma ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Nano-policing pollution

Researchers discover 'swing-dancing' pairs of electrons

Seashell strength inspires stress tests

Researchers build new fermion microscope

Physicists observe real-time restructuring of electron cloud in attoseconds

Nanomaterials inspired by bird feathers turn light into color

San Francisco Launches HERO Clean Energy Program


Russia establishes satellite ground station on US doorstep


Manned mission to ISS to be delayed due to cargo spacecraft's failure


Russian Telescope Captures Burning Up Progress Spacecraft


Hungary Confirms Paks Nuclear Power Plant Deal With Russia


ILS And Dauria announce Proton/Angara dual launch services agreement


Air Force focuses on assured access to space


Russia Set to Deploy Tactical Drones in the Arctic


Aerospace Defense Force detects recon sats spying on Russia


Pentagon wants softer sanctions on Russian rocket engine purchases


Say Cheese! Russia Snaps Photos of Top Secret US Spysats

Russia to Create World's First Rocket Engine Manufacturing Holding

Russia Ready to Help Brazil Develop Space Centers, Rockets

Progress Incident Not Threatening Orbital Station, Work of Crew

Egyptian Space Authority Denies Losing Control of EgyptSat Two Satellite

Russia Conducts Simulated Launches of Iskander-M Missiles

Chinese Military Expert Warns of THAAD Risks to Regional Security

Will Russia build a fleet of supercarriers

Russia Invites China to Join in Creating Lunar Station

Russia to Continue Development of Nuclear Engine for Deep Space Flights

Rosatom Considers Tripling Iran's Nuclear Power Production

Congress Says Pentagon Can't Use Russian and Chinese Weather Satellites

Russia to Supply Argentina with Nuclear Fuel

Search for Extraterrestial Life Included in Russian Space Program

Birds of prey help NATO warplanes police Baltic air

Woolly mammoth genomes offer insight into their history and extinction

Russian Mission Control Adjusts ISS Orbit to Avoid Space Junk

First launch of piloted spacecraft from Vostochny center postponed

Russia Cuts Budget for New Space Program by $15Bln Due to Crisis

Russia Abandons Plans to Build Super-Heavy Carrier Rocket From Scratch

Russia to Increase Orbital Grouping to 181 Satellites

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