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July 24, 2014
'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Jul 22, 2014
After years of delay, Russia plans to deploy this year the first satellite of its new constellation replacing the space component of the early warning system, Russian media reported. It will also double as an emergency communication satellite. The satellite was developed for the military, so naturally little is known about it. Identified by disambiguation 'product 14F142', it is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Kommersant newspaper. The spacecraft will be t ... read more
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Russian Spacecraft To Host Experiments After ISS Supply Run
Russia's Progress M-23M resupply spacecraft is due to get undocked on Tuesday from the International Space Station (ISS) and embark on an autonomous scientific flight to study the impact of its engi ... more

Chelyabinsk Meteorite Sheds Light on Dinosaur Extinction Mystery
A long-standing debate about the source of the asteroid that impacted the Earth and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs has been put to rest thanks to the Chelyabinsk meteorite that disintegrated ... more

Next ISS Cargo Spacecraft Rolls Out to Pad
The International Space Station's Expedition 40 crew tackled physics and medical research Tuesday, as a new Russian resupply spacecraft rolled out for Wednesday's launch to the orbiting complex. Mea ... more


New UAV for background radiation monitoring
UAV systems has developed background radiation monitoring system for Russian meteorology and ecological monitoring corporation Rosgidromet. The base of the system is serially produced scintillationa ... more


Scientists Find Way to Maintain Quantum Entanglement in Amplified Signals
Physicists Sergei Filippov (MIPT and Russian Quantum Center at Skolkovo) and Mario Ziman (Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and the Institute of Physics in Bratislava, Slovakia) have found ... more
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Russian Resupply Spacecraft to Deliver Snails to ISS for Experiments
Russia's Progress M-24M resupply spacecraft, due to be launched on July 24, is to deliver 45 snails to the International Space Station (ISS) for scientific experiments, Russian space agency Roscosmo ... more

Manned mission to Moon scheduled by Roscosmos for 2020-2031
Russia is planning a manned mission to the Moon in 2030-2031, Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, reports TASS. "In our program this (m ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinese president wields economic might on LatAm tour

US still mulling Iraq request for militant drone strikes

China anti-terror advice: "fight back" or "run away"

The Great War Redux

France and Britain trade hypocrisy claims over MH17 sanctions

Israel strikes kill dozens in Gaza as toll tops 670

New collaboration between Australian military, universities


US Refusal to Host GLONASS Base a Form of Competition with Russia
The refusal by the United States to place base stations for Russia's GLONASS satellite navigation system on its territory is a form of competition, explained by Washington's fear of losing market mo ... more

Russian GLONASS to Boost Yield Capacity by 50 percent
Deployment of GLONASS satellite navigation systems to the BRICS states is very promising, the technologies allow to boost yield capacity up to 50 percent, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at th ... more

Sanctions on Russian launchers confers advantage to others
Even though Russia's rocket industry is forced to operate under Western sanctions, thought these punitive measures can eventually do the industry more good than harm, Russia's deputy prime minister, ... more
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First Launch of Proton After Crash Scheduled for September 28
The first launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket after the May crash is expected to be carried out on September 28, 2014, Roscosmos First Deputy Director Alexander Ivanov said in an interview with Ru ... more

China's Fast Track To Circumlunar Mission
Earlier in Space Daily, this analyst presented circumstantial evidence for a future Chinese astronaut mission to the Moon. China seems to be planning a circumlunar flight for the near future, which ... more
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Russia's Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM
Russia's new Angara launch vehicle will not be used as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, repo ... more

Russian Scientists Develop Liquid Test System for ISS
Russian scientists have developed a system that makes possible a long-term experiment at the International Space Station (ISS) testing liquids in zero gravity in the near future, a representative of ... more

First Angara Test Launch Successful
Russian Defense Ministry Army General Sergei Shoigu has reported to Russian President, Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Putin the first successful test launch of the Angara-1.2PP rocket carrier, the Russ ... more

Russia Launches Rokot Carrier Rocket with Three Satellites
Russia launched on Thursday a light-class Rokot carrier rocket with three telecoms satellites from its northern Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry said. "The launch of the Rokot carrier roc ... more

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation
China and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to cooperate in developing navigation satellite systems. The document was signed on Monday by the China Satellite Navigation Offic ... more


Eco-Friendly 'Angara' Rocket Installed On Plesetsk Launch Pad
Russia's new eco-friendly light class Angara-1. 2PP rocket has been installed on the launch pad of Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia's Arkhangelsk Region, a source in the space industry told RI ... more

Space junk damages ISS US segment
Space debris has damaged a cooling system radiator of the International Space Station US, the NASA website said. Images of the ISS surface captured by external cameras were being analyzed and there ... more
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Russia Sees No Progress in GLONASS Talks with US


Scientists Develop Force Sensor from Carbon Nanotubes


US Refusal to Host Russian Navigation Stations Political


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Test-launch of Russia's Angara rocket delayed due to malfunction during pre-launch tests


SSTL announces the successful launch of KazEOSat-2


Russia plans super-heavy rocket for Lunar, Mars missions


New Type of Dust in Martian Atmosphere Discovered


Russia, China Ready to Cooperate in Space, Explore Mars

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Dominoes Crush Spacecraft

Moon to see first tourists by 2017, single roundtrip ticket costs $150 mln

First test launch of Russia's Angara rocket may be conducted on June 27

US tightens export regime against five Russian companies and organizations

Russia and Serbia reaffirm need to implement South Stream project

US firm scrambles to replace Russian-made engine for Atlas rockets

Russia to consider space cooperation bill with Cuba

D-Day for the International Space Station

Duo Tries on Spacesuits While Advanced Microgravity Science Continues

US not able yet to remove dependency on Russian rocket motors

US expects to continue partnership with Russia on ISS after 2020

Soyuz Rocket puts Russian GLONASS-M navigation satellite into orbit

Proton Accident Investigation Complete - Roscosmos

Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket to undergo final testing

Week Begins With Spacesuit Checks Before Thursday Spacewalk

ISS cosmonauts detect little smoke, space crew is safe

Russian Space Corporation Says Unable to Conduct Complete Overhaul of Space Industry

Western sanctions unlikely to affect Russian space program

Russia may join forces with China to compete with US, European satnavs

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