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October 19, 2014
Inside the Milky Way
Santa Barbara CA (SPX) Oct 17, 2014
Is matter falling into the massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way or being ejected from it? No one knows for sure, but a UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist is searching for an answer. Carl Gwinn, a professor in UCSB's Department of Physics, and colleagues have analyzed images collected by the Russian spacecraft RadioAstron. Their findings appear in the current issue of The Astrophysical Journal Letters. RadioAstron was launched into orbit from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in July 2011 with severa ... read more
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ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Preps for Wednesday Spacewalk
The Expedition 41 crew of the International Space Station geared up Tuesday for a pair of spacewalks. Two NASA astronauts wrapped up final preparations to head outside Wednesday and replace a power ... more

Progress-M Cargo Ship To Undock From ISS On Oct 27
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft, will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on October 27, a spokesman for Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, told RIA Novosti Tuesday. " ... more

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System
Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. "The creati ... more


Russian 'Smart' Mini-Satellites to Go Into Orbit in 2016
The first group of Russian "smart" mini-satellites should be launched into orbit in 2016, Mikhail Sonkin, the Deputy Governor of Russia's Tomsk Region, said Wednesday. "The signing of an agree ... more


Russia to Conduct Observation Flights Over Canada and US
A team of Russian aviation inspectors will conduct observation flights over Canada and the United States under the Treaty on Open Skies, the head of the Russian National Center for Reducing Nuclear ... more
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NASA Exercises Authority to Proceed with Commercial Crew Contracts
On Sept. 16, NASA announced U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station (ISS) from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts. The ... more

Russian Luna-25 Mission to Cost Billions
The Luna-25 exploration mission will cost tens of billions of rubles, an official from Russian Federal Space Agency said Friday. "Let's say, we are talking tens of billions of rubles because i ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System


New Batch of Lunar Soil to be Delivered to Earth in 2023-2025
New samples of lunar soil will be delivered to Earth in 2023-2025, an official from a Russian aerospace company said Friday. "The program currently has four missions: the first demonstration l ... more

Russia to make Moon exploration core part of space program
Russia will take the Moon exploration as a core of its space program for the next decade, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said Friday. "This year Roscosmos has prepared a long-term program of d ... more

Soyuz Flight VS09 Report
The Independent Inquiry Board formed to analyze the causes of the anomaly occurring during the orbital injection of satellites in the Galileo constellation by a Soyuz rocket launched from the Guiana ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Russian Phone Operators Could Become GLONASS Shareholders
Russian providers of mobile phone services could become shareholders in the Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) open joint-stock company, the Russian Kommersant daily reported Wednesday. ... more

Russia May Send Repeat Mission to Martian Moon Phobos in 2023
Russia may attempt to repeat its mission to Mars' moon Phobos in 2023, Lev Zeleny, the head of the Russian Space Research Institute told RIA Novosti Friday. The Russian-led mission Phobos-Grun ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

These roos were 'made' for walking, study suggests of extinct enigmas

Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Brain surgery through the cheek

Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation


Russian Scientists Develop Mechanism for Rover's Descent to Mars
Russian scientists have developed a unique mechanism for the rover's descent to the surface of Mars, Lev Zeleny, the head of the Russian Space Research Institute said on Friday. "Our European ... more

S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia's South
The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system regiment that was deployed in the Southern Military District, has taken up combat duty near the Russian city of Krasnodar, the press service of the distri ... more

Russia to Launch New GLONASS Navigation System Satellite by Year End
A new model of the Russian GLONASS navigation system satellite will be launched at the end of this year, the JSC Information Satellite Systems, a leading Russian satellite manufacturing company, ann ... more

Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018
Four possible landing sites are being considered for the ExoMars mission in 2018. Its rover will search for evidence of martian life, past or present. ExoMars is a joint two-mission endeavour ... more

Russia launches Proton-M rocket after accident
Russia on Sunday successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a satellite into orbit in the first such launch since one of the rockets fell back to Earth soon after liftoff in May. The Pro ... more


Proton Failure Review Board Concludes Investigation
The ILS Failure Review Oversight Board (FROB) has concluded its work, after a detailed review of the findings, conclusions and identified corrective action plans from the Russian State Inter-agency ... more

New ISS Trio Launches to Expand Expedition 41 to Six
Upon reaching its preliminary orbit following a flawless launch, only one of two power-producing solar arrays on the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft deployed. Soyuz Commander Alexander Samokutyaev and Flig ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
ORNL research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing

Trina Solar's Monocrystalline Honey Module Sets New World Record

Stem and Kyocera Launch Energy Storage For Commercial Users

Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator

A simple and versatile way to build 3-dimensional materials of the future

Energy Prices and Business Decision-Making in Canada

A brighter design emerges for low-cost, 'greener' LED light bulbs


Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS


Crew selected for eight-month Mars simulation


Soyuz Rocket Awaiting Launch at Baikonur Cosmodrome


Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018


Russia to Launch Full-Scale Moon Exploration Next Decade


Mystery of rare 5-hour space explosion explained


Russia to Boost Space Microelectronics Production


Russia Unable To Reject Foreign Parts in GLONASS Satellites


Talks Over GLONASS Station Locations in US on Hold


More land, fewer harvests

Analyst: US to Finish Human Space Launcher by 2018 at Best

NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport US Astronauts to ISS

Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors

Astronauts eye China's future space station

Western Sanctions Fail to Impede GLONASS Satellite Production

Proton Launches May Compete on Price With US Falcons

Russian Defense Ministry Denies Reports that Its Satellite Exploded Above US

Helicopter-Type UAVs May Appear in Russian Navy in One Year

Geopolitical Tensions Not to Affect ISS Cooperation

Putin Approves Developing Super-Heavy Rockets With Up to 150-Ton Cargo Capacity

Control over Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Handed Over to Russian Government

Russian Navy to Get New Space Tracking System

Russia's Space Geckos Die Due to Technical Glitch Two Days Before Landing

Russian, US Scientists to Prepare Astronauts for Extreme Situations in Space

Russia Proceeding With Plans for Grouped Military Satellites

Russia May Continue ISS Work Beyond 2020

Russia Considers Meteor Impact Prevention Project

Russian Scientists Develop Patent Technology for Unique Flu Vaccine

Unique Database of Satellite Images of Russia Exceeds 3.5 Mln Items

Astrophysicists Report Radioactive Cobalt in Supernova Explosion

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