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September 17, 2014
Astronauts eye China's future space station
Beijing (XNA) Sep 16, 2014
Astronauts from around the world have expressed interest in China's future space lab and station, hoping to cooperate with their Chinese counterparts on the Tiangong space station. Meeting in Beijing for the 27th annual meeting of the non-governmental Association of Space Explorers (ASE), astronauts from Russia, the United States and other countries visited Beijing Space Flight City, one of China's major space science and technology facilities. Dumitru Prunariu, president of ASE and Romania' ... read more
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Western Sanctions Fail to Impede GLONASS Satellite Production
JSC Russian Space Systems (RSS) is continuing to produce equipment for GLONASS satellites, despite difficulties with shipments of foreign electronics, caused by the Western economic sanctions, RSS D ... more

Proton Launches May Compete on Price With US Falcons
Future commercial launches of Russian Proton launch vehicles will be able to compete with the US Space X's Falcon 9 rockets but on certain conditions, the Deputy Director General in charge of Econom ... more

Russian Defense Ministry Denies Reports that Its Satellite Exploded Above US
The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday denied media reports of a Russian military satellite that allegedly exploded above the United States. Earlier in the day, the American Meteor Society pu ... more


Helicopter-Type UAVs May Appear in Russian Navy in One Year
Research and development company Radar MMS is waiting for the Russian Navy to place orders for its Breeze, a helicopter-type unmanned flying radar. "If the Navy wants, we are ready to supply i ... more


Geopolitical Tensions Not to Affect ISS Cooperation
The current geopolitical situation will not interfere with the joint work of Russian and American astronauts, ISS crew members told journalists on Friday. "We carry out work that is necessary ... more

Training Space Professionals Since 1970

Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Putin Approves Developing Super-Heavy Rockets With Up to 150-Ton Cargo Capacity
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the development of super-heavy rockets with a cargo capacity of up to 150 tons, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. "I was ... more

Control over Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Handed Over to Russian Government
Roscosmos is going to hand over the reins of the construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome to the Russian government, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. "The President s ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
UN nuclear watchdog head ups pressure on Iran

Submarine work contract awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat

Australia facility to tackle chem-bio threats

Raytheon announces full-rate production of Talon rocket

Lockheed Martin partners with Saudi firm for Sniper ATP support facility

Work starts on new patrol vessel for Singapore

Renegade claims jet raid on Libya militia position


Russian Navy to Get New Space Tracking System
Russian naval vessels are to be equipped with a state of the art tracking system which will be able to receive data from space, a source from the Russian military told RIA Novosti Tuesday. "Th ... more

Russia's Space Geckos Die Due to Technical Glitch Two Days Before Landing
The five geckos onboard Russia's Foton-M4 satellite died simultaneously two days before landing because of a technical malfunction, the head of the experiment, Sergei Savelyev, told RIA Novosti Tues ... more

Russian, US Scientists to Prepare Astronauts for Extreme Situations in Space
Russian and American scientists are starting a large-scale study into the cognitive psychology of astronauts to develop new technologies to adjust them for operations in extreme conditions, Tomsk St ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Russia Proceeding With Plans for Grouped Military Satellites
Russia is not intending to review its plans for creating grouped military satellites, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. "All of these plans have been confirmed and they won' ... more

Russia May Continue ISS Work Beyond 2020
Russia may continue working at the International Space Station (ISS) beyond 2020, Izvestia newspaper reported Monday. "The issue of Russia's participation at the ISS after 2020 remains open, b ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Asian monsoon much older than previously thought

Sharks in acidic waters avoid smell of food

Specialized species critical for reefs

M 9.0+ possible for subduction zones along 'Ring of Fire,'

Tiny Diamonds Point To Cosmic Impact For Major Period of Climate Change

Small algae with great potential

How a change in slope affects lava flows


Russia Considers Meteor Impact Prevention Project
A project to protect people and economic facilities from the impact of space objects could be launched in Russia this year, Russian Emergencies Ministry has announced. "The Emergencies Ministr ... more

Russian Scientists Develop Patent Technology for Unique Flu Vaccine
Russian scientists from the Microgen company have developed and patented new technology used in the creation of a split-virus vaccine. This type of vaccine produces a chemical disruption in the infl ... more

Unique Database of Satellite Images of Russia Exceeds 3.5 Mln Items
A database of images of Russia made from space has reached more than 3.5 million pictures, a representative of Russia's SCANEX Research and Development Center told RIA Novosti on Thursday. "A ... more

Astrophysicists Report Radioactive Cobalt in Supernova Explosion
A group of astrophysicists, including researchers from MIPT, have detected the formation of radioactive cobalt during a supernova explosion, lending credence to a corresponding theory of supernova e ... more

Too Early for Conclusions on Galileo Satellites Incident
Rushing to conclusions on the possible causes of the Galileo satellites incident before the end of the EU-Russian investigation is both too early and inappropriate, a Russian Rocket and Space Corpor ... more


Russia's Foton-M Satellite Landing Scheduled for September 1
The landing of Russia's Foton-M biosatellite with geckos, fruit flies, silkworm eggs, mushrooms and seeds of higher plants on board is appointed for the Knowledge Day, September 1, in the Orenburg r ... more

Russian Military plans switch to Soyuz, Angara launchers From 2016
The Russian Defense Ministry has decided to stop using the Rokot light rocket carrier from 2016 because of its reliance on imported parts and will switch to the Soyuz and Angara carriers, Aerospace ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Moventas to service two turbines in Eesti Energia's Aulepa wind park

Businesses go solar to save millions

AREVA signs a contract to manufacture a panel prototype for ITER project

Construction begins on World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

New Family of Materials for Energy-Efficient Information Storage and Processing

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking of Kansas' First Community Solar Array

Launch of Australia's largest solar farm a much-needed bright spot in a tough year


Galileo Satellites Incident Likely Result of Software Errors


Russian official criticizes excessive use of foreign space equipment


Russia to develop scavenger to collect cosmic debris by 2025


Russia's First Exoskeleton to Help Physically Impaired


NASA Awaits Boeing's Completion of Soyuz Replacement


US to Stop Using Soyuz Spacecraft, Invest in Domestic Private Space Industry


Has sea plankton been discovered on the ISS outer hull


Calculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles


Russian Cosmonauts Conclude EVA Ahead of Schedule


Ukraine's Next Crisis? Economic Disaster

ISS Spacewalkers Deploy Nanosatellite, Install and Retrieve Science

Russian Cosmonauts Carry Out Science-Oriented Spacewalk Outside ISS

Asteroid Defense - Casualty in Chilled US-Russia Relations

Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System

US Suppliers Could Lose Global Space Market Share Over Sanctions

ATV completes final automated docking

Astrophysicists Detect Destruction of Three Stars by Black Holes

Russia to Give 'Tough' Response to Western Sanctions Soon

ESA's cargo vessel ready for space delivery

Who Needs Russia? Ukraine Will Destroy Itself With New Gas Tax

Russia to Decide on Future of Sea Launch Project by End of 2014

Russia to Draft Import Substitution Program for Space Industry

Soviet-Era Satellite Burns Up in Atmosphere After 34 Years of Service

Baikonur Cosmodrome Could Stop Receiving Financing in 2016

Russian Space Scientists Hope Sanctions Don't Impede Projects

NASA Experts, Russia Sign Radiation Safety Protocol Despite Sanctions

US EVAa Delayed; Crew Preps For Russian EVA, Robonaut Upgrades

Russia To Construct Landing Pad For ExoMars Mission

Russia Looking To China For Military, Aerospace Components

Absence of Russia Instrument On NASA Mars Rover Not Political

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