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April 17, 2015
Will Asteroid 2012 TC4 Hit Earth in October 2017
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Apr 17, 2015
On Oct. 12, 2017, the asteroid 2012 TC4 is slated to whizz by Earth dangerously close. The exact distance of its closest approach is uncertain, as well as its size. Based on observations in October 2012 when the space rock missed our planet, astronomers estimate that its size could vary from 12 to 40 meters. The meteor that exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk in February 2013, injuring 1,500 people and damaging over 7,000 buildings, was about 20 meters wide. Thus, the impact of 2012 TC4 ... read more
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First Launch From Vostochny Space Center Slated for December 2015
The first rocket launch from the Russian Vostochy space complex should be completed in December 2015, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told President Vladimir Putin on Monday. "We ... more

Russia vows to put Russian cosmonauts on Moon no later than 2030
The Federal Space Agency Roscosmos of Russia said Tuesday it would keep implementing space exploration projects in spite of the current economic difficulties and would work to help Russian cosmonaut ... more

Mexico, Russia Deepening Cooperation in Space
Russia and Mexico are developing relations in joint space exploration, Mexican ambassador to Moscow Ruben Beltran said Tuesday. "Another [Mexican] satellite will be launched from Baikonur in 1 ... more


Russia to Launch National Orbital Station by 2023
Russia's plan to build a new space outpost was confirmed December 2014, by Oleg Ostapenko, head of Roscosmos space agency at the time. He said the new space station would also serve as a base for Ru ... more


Russian space program set at around $40 Billion to 2025
Financing for Russia's federal space program through 2025 will be approximately $40 billion, the scientific technical council for Russia's space agency Roscosmos said Wednesday. "Financing for ... more
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Manned Moon Flight Planned For 2030
The lunar flight program for 2028-2029 will be unmanned, but putting a man on the moon is scheduled for 2029-2030, the head of Russia's space agency said Tuesday. "We need to begin working now ... more

US Space Company Unveils New Rocket
A new US-made launch vehicle, the Vulcan, will replace the existing Atlas V and Delta IV vehicles and also will use a US-made rocket engine, which is to replace the Russian-made RD-180, the space la ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Space Domination: Pentagon to Beef up Defense of Satellites

DARPA demos Persistent Close Air Support System

Allies concerned at China's maritime moves

Iran poses growing cyber threat to US: study

Lithuania eyes German Army artillery

Chinese president to visit Pakistan next week: Islamabad

Russia Should Consider Launching Super-Heavy Rockets From Vostochny


Russia's Angara launcher becomes cheaper to manufacture
Russia's brand new eco-friendly Angara space launch vehicle will be produced at a plant in the city of Omsk using cutting-edge solutions for manufacturing process, said Andrei Kalinovsky, the head o ... more

Russia Should Consider Launching Super-Heavy Rockets From Vostochny
Russian space experts should study the possibility of launching super-heavy rockets from the Vostochny space center currently under construction in Russia's Far East, Russian President Vladimir Puti ... more

Russia to Maintain Leadership in Space Exploration - Medvedev
The Russian government will do its utmost to preserve the country's leading role in space exploration, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday. On April 12, Russia observes the a ... more
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BRICS May Engage in New Int'l Orbital Station Project
BRICS countries may be invited to participate in setting up a new international orbital space station, Russia's space agency Roscosmos chief Igor Komarov said. Speaking in an interview with Ru ... more

Romania 'Agression Platform' Against Russia With US Missile Defense Systems
Alexander Mosesov - The planned deployment of the shore-based Aegis command and control component of the US Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system in Romania is turning the country into a platform f ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Artificial photosynthesis poses win/win for the environment

GOCE helps tap into sustainable energy resources

NASA, USGS Begin Work on Landsat 9 to Continue Land Imaging Legacy

Rainforest protection akin to speed limit control

World's oldest tools found near Africa's Lake Turkana

Longest mammal migration raises questions about distinct species

Killer asteroid may have made solid earth splash like water


Longest mammal migration raises questions about distinct species
A team of scientists from the United States and Russia has documented the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded - a round-trip trek of nearly 14,000 miles by a whale identified as a critically ... more

Russia, Japan to Continue Developing Joint Nuclear Energy Projects
Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom will continue developing joint projects with Japan in the field of peaceful nuclear energy, Deputy Director Kirill Komarov said Monday. "First of all it is ... more

Russia Ready to Tender for Malaysia's First Nuclear Power Plant
Russia is ready to enter a bid for construction of the first nuclear power plant in Malaysia, if it is announced, Russia's nuclear corporation Rosatom Deputy Director Kirill Komarov said Monday. ... 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

Researchers determine origin of Annama meteorite
An international team led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has determined the orbit of Annama, a new characterized meteorite from a fireball occurred on April 19th 2014 at the Kola Pe ... more
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Guardians of the Galaxy: Russia Creates International Space Patrol
Russia's Ministry of Defense on April 1 established the Aerospace Monitoring Forces (AMF) tasked with providing security to spacecraft and the International Space Station (ISS) and enforcing interna ... more

Russia and China Hold Talks on Broadening Nuclear Cooperation
Russia and China are discussing further broadening of bilateral cooperation in the sphere of nuclear development, an anonymous source told journalists on Monday. "The expansion of cooperation ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Bury nuclear waste down a very deep hole, say UK scientists

Russia, Japan to Continue Developing Joint Nuclear Energy Projects

Combined effort for structural determination

Researchers design first all-photonic repeaters

Researchers use plant oils for novel bio-based plastics

Russia Ready to Tender for Malaysia's First Nuclear Power Plant

Light in a spin


Russia keen to build more nuclear power plants abroad


Rogozin vows spaceport to be completed without more scandals


Russia to Launch Nine Rockets Into Space in April-June


How To Train Your Astronauts


Borey-Class Nuclear Submarines to Serve Russian Fleet Until 2050


Russia reshuffles management of new spaceport program


Russia Launches Three Telecoms, One Military Satellites Into Orbit


Russia, Europe to Create Common Road Safety Space


Cosmonauts Take Tablet Computer Into Space


A Year in Space

Russia to Consider Training First Guatemalan Cosmonaut

Russia, US to Jointly Prepare Mars, Moon Flight Road Map

Cost of Russian Space Projects Grows by 27 percent

UAE Moves to Purchase Russian Spacecraft Launch Platform

Russia Plans to Boost Space Tourism at Orbital Outpost

Unexplained warm layer discovered in Venus' atmosphere

Behind the dogmas of good old hydrodynamics

Russia Launches Satan Missile With S Korean Kompsat 3A Satellite

Russia Warns West Against Destroying Nuclear Parity

Jordan, Russia ink deal on nuclear reactor plant

DoD Works to Build Competition Into Space Launches

One-Year Crew Set for Launch to Space Station

Proton launches Express AM-7 satellite for Russian Government

Aerojet Rocketdyne Hot-Fire Tests Additive Components for the AR1 Engine

Arms Reductions Treaty Between US, Russia Unlikely in Near Future

Kosmotras Denies Reports of Suspending Russian-Ukrainian Launches

US to Scrap Delta IV Launch Vehicle in Favor of Russian-Made Rocket

Second natural quasicrystal found in ancient meteorite

Replacing Russian Rocket Engine to Take 7 Years

Russia, US May Sign New Deal to Send Astronauts to ISS

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