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September 28, 2016
Import Substitution: Glonass Satellites to Switch to Russian Electronics
Moscow (Sputnik) Sep 28, 2016
By 2020 a Russian GLONASS K-2 global positioning satellite in place, built entirely from Russian-made parts as part of the government's ongoing effort to substitute imports amid sanctions, Izvestia reported."The GLONASS K-2 satellites will largely be made from Russian components and we are going to start mass producing them before 2020," Nikolai Testoyedov, chief designer at Reshetnev Information Satelllite Systems JSC, Russia's number one satellite maker, told the newspaper. He added that "making ... read more

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STRATCOM nominee vows to end US reliance on Russian RD-180 engines
John Hyten, the nominee to head US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), wowed in a congressional testimony on Tuesday to work with lawmakers to end the United States' dependence on Russian-built RD-180 roc ... more

US eyes hypersonic glider project as Russia, China pursue own programs
Lockheed Martin has won a $147 million Pentagon contract to conduct research into the hypersonic Mach 5 Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) aircraft project. The question now, according to Russian analysts, ... more

Physicists reveal the role of diffusion in the early Universe
Scientists from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI RAS), the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), and the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) ... more


TsENKI, Roscosmos seal contracts to modernize Baikonur
Russia's Center for Operation of Space Ground-Based Infrastructure (TsENKI) and Roscosmos state corporation have concluded three contracts worth some 1.8 billion rubles ($28 million at the current e ... more


Manned launch of Soyuz MS-02 maybe postponed to Nov 1
Russia has moved the preliminary date of the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft's manned launch from September 23 to November 1, Alexander Koptev, a NASA representative with the Russian Mission Control Centre, ... more

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

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Russia postpones Soyuz MS-02 ISS launch due to electrical glitch
The launch of Russia's new series Soyuz MS-02 manned spacecraft scheduled for September 23 was delayed due to a technical fault involving a short circuit that was revealed during a test, a space ind ... more

Russia's Energomash Ready to Build Reusable Carrier Rocket Stages
Russian propulsion engineering firm Energomash is open to contracts to build partially reusable launch vehicles, the company's chief executive Igor Arbuzov said Friday. "If a real customer tur ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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Pentagon chief calls Russia out over 'nuclear saber-rattling'

US has met its side of Iran nuclear deal: Moniz

US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over N. Korea trade

Russian bombers flying too close to airliners: Iceland

China flies military planes over strait near Japan

Britain 'will oppose any idea of an EU army': defence minister


Cold plasma will heal non-healing wounds
Russian scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), the Joint Institute for High Temperatures of the Russian Academy of Sciences (JIHT RAS), and Gamaleya Research Centre of ... more

Air Force tests first full-scale component of Hydrocarbon Boost Program
The United States is one step closer to eliminating its reliance on Russian technology to launch its military satellites. The Hydrocarbon Boost Technology Demonstrator, a U.S. Air Force technology e ... more

RD-180 license expires in 2030
The license to produce Russia-built RD-180 rocket engines in the United States expires in 2030 when all technical documents are due to be destroyed, the CEO of the Russian booster-making company sai ... more
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Roscosmos Expects Construction of Vostochny Cosmodrome to Be Completed in 2016
Russian space agency Roscosmos expects the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome to be completed by the end of 2016, Roscosmos General Director Igor Komarov said Friday. "We must solve all ... more

Russia's Rosatom Ready to Help Saudi Arabia Build Nuclear Reactors
Russian presidential aide stated that Russia's Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation is ready to join a project on construction of nuclear power reactors in Saudi Arabia. Russia's Rosatom S ... more
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Russia Can Build Base for Future Mars Missions Near Vostochny Cosmodrome
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Russia's Floating Space Launch Pad to Be Sold in Early 2017
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