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March 02, 2015
Soyuz-2.1a Rocket Takes Military Satellite to Designated Orbit
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Mar 02, 2015
A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket put a military satellite into its designated orbit Friday, a defense ministry spokesman, Col. Alexei Zolotukhin, told RIA Novosti. The satellite separated from the rocket some ten minutes after the liftoff from the Plesetsk space center in northwestern Russia's Arkhangelsk Region and reached the designated orbit at 3:45 p.m. Moscow time [12:45 GMT]. It was the first launch from Plesetsk this year. The previous Soyuz-2.1a launch from the northwestern Russian launch ... read more
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Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Reaches Home Stretch
The Vostochny cosmodrome construction in Russia's Far East has reached a home stretch, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday. "Vostochny reaches home stretch. Mainly, becaus ... more

Russia's Yamal-601 Teleco Sat to b launched in 2018
The Khrunichev Space Center and Gazprom Space Systems reached a deal on Wednesday to launch Russia's new Yamal-601 satellite in 2018. Yamal-601 will provide telecommunications services to cust ... more

NASA Hopes to Continue Cooperation on ISS Until 2024
NASA is ready to continue to cooperate with its International Space Station (ISS) partners, including Russia, for at least nine more years, the space agency has said in a statement. "The Obama ... more


Russia's New ISS Module to Be Ready in Early 2016
Russia's Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center will finish assembling the new module for the International Space Station (ISS) in February 2016, the center's acting chief said Wednes ... more


Leaks Show S Africa Spied on Itself for Details of Joint Satellite Project
South Africa's intelligence agency relied on a spy who had access to Russian military intelligence to uncover details of its own government's involvement in a $100 million joint satellite surveillan ... more
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Next Launch of Heavy Angara-5 Rocket Due Next Year
The next launch of Russia's newest ecologically friendly heavy-class Angara-A5 carrier rocket is scheduled for 2016, Andrei Kalinovsky, the acting head of the Khrunichev State Research and Productio ... more

Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday
The Soyuz-2.1A carrier rocket has been successfully installed at the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and is scheduled for launch on October 29, the press service of the Russian ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
UN watchdog 'seriously' worried by NKorea nuclear program

N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

US, Iran launch new round of nuclear talks

Iraq launches major assault to retake Tikrit from IS

Kerry in staunch defence of Israel at UN rights council

China's Hypersonic Glide Vehicle: A Threat to the United States

Netanyahu says ties with US solid despite duel over Iran


Igniting the air for atmospheric research
It looks a bit like a lightsaber from Star Wars: when an extremely intense laser pulse is sent through the air, it can focus itself, creating a narrow filament of light. By shooting such filaments i ... more

Russia to Build Its Own Orbital Station After 2024
Russia will continue using the International Space Station (ISS) until around 2024 and is planning to build its own orbital outpost using the existing ISS modules, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos sai ... more

Surviving Mars on Earth
Meet the man who has survived Mars on Earth. Diego Urbina, an Italian-Colombian engineer, was a part of 520-day, record-breaking simulated mission to the Red Planet. He participated in the final sta ... more
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European Commission May Axe Hungary-Russia Nuclear Plant Deal
The European Commission (EC) is looking into the legality of Hungary's contract with Russia to construct new units of the Paks nuclear power plant in central Hungary, the Financial Times reported Mo ... more

Russia's Strategic Missile Forces Check Combat Readiness During Drills
Russia's Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) have completed command and staff exercises testing troops' combat readiness for war, SMF spokesperson Col. Igor Yegorov said Thursday. The drills were held on ... more
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Two Years On, Source of Russian Chelyabinsk Meteor Remains Elusive
Two years after a 20-meter rock slammed into the Earth after a meteoroid dramatically fragmented in the atmosphere over the Chelyabinsk region in Russia and injured hundreds of people, its parent as ... more

Why Did Russian Cosmonauts Carry Shotguns and Machetes in Space?
The popular myth about Russian spacemen traveling to space geared with weapons is actually true and the question why they did that is finally revealed. Russian cosmonauts carried a convertible shotg ... more

Russian-Ukrainian Satan Rocket to Launch South Korean Satellite as Planned
The joint Russian-Ukrainian company Kosmotras will go ahead with the launches of commercial and scientific satellites and spacecraft it had planned for 2015 using the Dnepr-1 rocket, including a Sou ... more

Russian Space Agency's Computers Are Hacker-Proof
Data leakage from the servers and computers of the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos is not possible, a source in Roscosmos told RIA Novosti Tuesday. On Monday, the Moscow-based Kaspersky ... more

Rosatom on schedule to deliver new units for Hungary's Paks NPP
The construction of new units at Hungary's Paks nuclear power plant in cooperation with Russia is on schedule, head of Russia's Rosatom nuclear agency Sergei Kirienko said Tuesday. "On January ... more

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Russia, China to Enhance Cooperation in Nuclear Energy Sector
Director General of the Russian Rosatom State Corporation and Head of the China National Nuclear Corporation discussed prospects of cooperation in the nuclear industry on Saturday. Development ... more

The ISS Menu: Mayo, Espressos, Booze? Cosmonauts Reveal Their Secrets
It gets lonely in space if you're a foodie. However, some cosmonauts and astronauts found ways to deal with the problem by bringing their own, or turning to Earth for help. On Monday, Russian cosmon ... more
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US Nuclear Facility Miscalculated Workers' Radiation Exposure

Kazakhstan Evacuating Village Where People Fall Asleep At Random


Russia Launches Fresh Fruit, Oxygen to Crew on ISS


Russia May Finalize its Flagship Aircraft Carrier by 2025


Russian Shipyard Makes History: 4 Subs Under Construction Simultaneously


Russian Strategic Missile Forces Begin Wide-Range Drills in 12 Regions


China, Russia strengthen satellite navigation cooperation


US Names Russian Nuclear Power Plants for India, Iran Best Projects of 2014


Russia, China Discuss Technological Compatibility of Satellite Systems


Russia to Launch Four Scientific Satellites in 2015


Russian research team explores vision complications for astronauts


Australia Could Resume Uranium Supplies to Russia if Relations Stabilize

Russian Military to Fire Iskander Missiles During Pacific Ocean Drills

Iran Hopes to Receive Russian S-300 Air Defense Systems in 2015

US Concerned by Growing Expertise of China, Russia Space Capabilities

India Interested in Russia's Glonass Satellite Navigation System

Russia suspends joint space program with Ukraine

The Space Diet: Authentic Astronaut Food Goes on Sale in Moscow

Egypt May Use Russian Nuclear Plant as Basisfor Its Atomic Infrastructure

Russia to Launch Two Military Satellites in February

Neanderthals disappeared from the Iberian Peninsula before than from the rest of Europe

Tehran Denies Iranian Missile Program is Part of Nuclear Talks

Russia's Support of Assad Flexible if Saudis Promise to Cut Oil Output

Rosatom, IAEA Agree on Cooperation Priorities for 2015

Russia and US Go Toe-To-Toe for India's Nuclear Industry

Russia to Keep Up With US, NATO Military Capability

US Military 'Losing Race' in Technological Superiority

Russian Tu-95MC Bombers Flying Over Atlantic Are Unarmed

US Wants NATO Allies to Spend More on Defense

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Upgrades

Oil Prices Changing The Face Of Global Geopolitics

Russia to create water decontamination station for Fukushima-1

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