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February 12, 2016
LAUNCH PAD
SpaceX to carry military payloads as US phases out Russian rocket engines
Washington DC (Sputnik) Feb 10, 2016
The United States plans to certify American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX to carry its national security payloads into space and has so far been 'encouraged' by the approach the company has taken to replace Russian rocket engines, US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. The National Intelligence chief said that Washington's plan would be to "certify SpaceX for carrying our national security payloads into space." "My interest is ... read more
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SPACEMART

Ukraine's Space Sector Lost 80% of Revenue
The Ukrainian Space Agency potentially lost about 80 percent of its revenue in 2014 after contracts cancellation by Russia, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report on Monday. "A ... more
GPS NEWS

Russia Developing Glonass Satellite And Latest Bird Launched
Russia is working on new generation spacecraft for the Glonass system, according to the country's deputy prime minister. Russia continues to develop new generation spacecraft for its Glonass global ... more
WATER WORLD

The mystery of the Red Sea
The Red Sea is known as one of the best tourist destinations for good relaxation and scuba-diving, but no one can even imagine that this place is inhabited by many sea creatures that are still waiti ... more
ENERGY DAILY


CHIP TECH

Organic crystals allow creating flexible electronic devices
Scientists from the Faculty of Physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic semiconductor crystals which can reduce the cost of the process of creating light, flexible and transparent l ... more


RUSSIAN SPACE

Kazakhstan Ratifies Protocol With Russia for Baikonur Cosmodrome Incidents
Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament ratified a protocol, introducing amendments to the 1999 intergovernmental agreement with Russia on procedures in the event of an accident occurring during a ro ... more

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MOON DAILY

The forgotten moon landing that paved the way for today's space adventures
Crashing into a planet is seldom a good idea. If you're trying to travel to another world, you're likely to land at tens of kilometres per second unless you do something serious to slow down. When N ... more
UAV NEWS

Moscow Slams Washington Over Development of 'Prompt Global Strike' System
Washington's ongoing efforts at creating missile defense systems and developing the Prompt Global Strike (PGS) precision conventional weapon program has a continued destabilizing effect on nuclear d ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. Air Force defers 45 F-35s from budget plan

Worldwide F-35 fleet exceeds 50,000 flight hours

SpaceX to carry military payloads as US phases out Russian rocket engines

AMEC receives contract to support Aegis Ashore in Poland

US, allies target N. Korea finances after rocket test

S. Korean firms begin pull-out from industrial park in North

Russia, Belarus agree on sale of Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters

TECH SPACE

Russia to Debut 3D Printed Armata Tank
Russian Defense has been widely using the method of creating physical objects in a digital 3D model, or if simply said, 3D printing. The development of solid objects made of polymer materials ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Next-Gen S-500 Offers 'World-Beating' Features to Guard Russia's Skies
Russia's newest S-500 Prometey system, which is expected to begin tests shortly, will be a major upgrade to the state-of-the-art S-400 complex and will, according to member of the advisory council o ... more
STATION NEWS

Russia to Deliver Three Advanced Spacesuits to ISS in 2016
Three new advanced Russian Orlan-MKS spacesuits will be delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) by the end of 2016, the head of the Russian segment of the ISS said on Wednesday. Ear ... more
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SPACEWAR

US Air Force Bolsters Space Defense to Counter Russian, Chinese 'Threats'
As global powers prepare for the increased role of outer space in future conflicts, the US Air Force has announced the creation of a new team whose sole purpose is to protect American space assets - ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

India Connects First Unit of Kudankulam NPP to National Electric Grid
The first unit of India's Russian-designed Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) was connected to the country's electric grid after a recent relaunch, a source in India's nuclear sector said Saturday ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Radical CO2 removal projects could be a risky business

Plankton carries carbon to safe resting spot

Drones learn to search forest trails for lost people

Moscow gets rid off aerosols

Fossil discovery: Extraordinary 'big-mouthed' fish from Cretaceous Period

Fish fins can sense touch

Long-term picture offers little solace on climate change

TECH SPACE

Will Space Debris be Responsible for World War III?
In recent weeks there has been a bit of speculation that collisions between active satellites and space debris could spark WW III. Vitaly Adushkin from the Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Pentagon Can't Overcome Its Russian Engines Addiction: McCain
Despite John McCain's profound displeasure, US defense officials are not inclined to abandon the RD-180 Russian rocket engines until 2021 or 2022 earliest. Since the collapse of the Soviet Uni ... more
ROBO SPACE

Russia launches ambitious cosmic robotics project
The development of state-of-the-art robots capable of operating in outer space will begin in Russia this year, media reports said. Russian scientists will begin the development of sophisticate ... more
LAUNCH PAD

James describes way forward to Space-Launch System
Everyone agrees the United States depends on space-based assets as part of the defense of the homeland and the ability to command and control forces worldwide, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James ... more
SPACEWAR

Kendall Describes Novel Way of Contracting for Space-Launch Services
The undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics described a novel concept to acquire access to space during his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Frank ... more

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SPACEWAR

SecAF testifies on military space launch
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee, along with Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall, on military ... more
NUKEWARS

Russian Army rolls out strategic missile systems for drills
Ten Russian mobile strategic nuclear missile regiments have been deployed across the country for military exercises. The systems deployed include Topol (NATO reporting name: SS-25 Sickle), Top ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Scientists from MIPT gain insights into 'forbidden' chemistry

Flow phenomena on solid surfaces

More measurement precision in a short time

Engineering researchers use laser to 'weld' neurons

SolarEdge Surpasses 10 Million Shipped Power Optimizers

Clean Energy Collective Co-Founds Community Solar Trade Association

SLAC X-ray laser turns crystal imperfections into better images of important biomolecules



EARTH OBSERVATION

Russia to launch Resurs-P satellite on March 12

ROCKET SCIENCE

US Senator McCain to introduce bill to end use of Russian rocket engines

NUKEWARS

Russia to Rearm Two More Missile Divisions With Yars ICBMs

RUSSIAN SPACE

US to lack full space launch capability beyond 2019 without Russian engine

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Turkey to continue current joint energy projects with Russia

STATION NEWS

Russian Cosmonauts to Attach Thermal Insulation to ISS

ICE WORLD

New gravity dataset will help unveil the Antarctic continent

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Pledges $300,000 to IAEA's Innovative Nuclear Reactors Project

ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia to phase out importing Ukrainian Rocket Parts

FLOATING STEEL

Russia pursuing underwater drones

Russia's strategic bomber PAK DA may takeoff earlier than expected

Roscosmos Approves Delay of Eutelsat 9B Launch Due to Bad Weather

Russia postpones manned Lunar mission to 2035

Russia starts assembling Soyuz 2.1a carrier rocket

US to Test First ICBM Intercept in 2016

Russian Space Agency discussing possible training of Iranian astronaut

Moscow, Amman to Discuss Building Jordan's First Power Plant Next Month

Russia developing futuristic methane-powered rocket propulsion

Russia wants to builds atomic engine for exploring deep space

Nuclear warheads could save Earth from asteroids

Japanese astronaut learned Russian to link two nations

Thales Alenia Space to supply reaction control subsystem for ExoMars

Metamaterials boost sensitivity of MRI machines

Roscosmos prepares to launch first manned Soyuz MS

Russian Scientists Developing Avatar Robot for Extraterrestrial Exploration

Russia Building a Powerful New Early Warning Radar Network

Russia Testing New Generation Missile Warning Satellite

Setting the Standard for 3-D Printed Rocket Engines

Russia's Strategic Missile Forces to Go All-Digital by 2020

Russian scientists to develop dark matter detection model


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