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February 10, 2016
Ukraine's Space Sector Lost 80% of Revenue
Washington DC (Sputnik) Feb 10, 2016
The Ukrainian Space Agency potentially lost about 80 percent of its revenue in 2014 after contracts cancellation by Russia, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report on Monday. "Additional losses [of state companies] could stem from... contract cancellation by Russian clients in the space and military industry (potentially 80 percent of revenue for companies managed by the State Space Agency or UAH [Ukrainian Hryvnia] 2 billion per year)," the report stated. In June 2015, Ukrain ... read more
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SpaceX to carry military payloads as US phases out Russian rocket engines
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Organic crystals allow creating flexible electronic devices
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The forgotten moon landing that paved the way for today's space adventures
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Kazakhstan Ratifies Protocol With Russia for Baikonur Cosmodrome Incidents
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The mystery of the Red Sea
The Red Sea is known as one of the best tourist destinations for good relaxation and scuba-diving, but no one can even imagine that this place is inhabited by many sea creatures that are still waiti ... more

Moscow Slams Washington Over Development of 'Prompt Global Strike' System
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Nasr cruise missiles delivered to Iranian Air Force

The eyes in the sky over North Korea

Iran nuclear deal delays bomb by 10-15 years: IISS chief

Iraq's Ramadi retaken, but rebuilding it a huge task

Saudi Patriot 'intercepts' Scud fired from Yemen capital

West's advantage in military tech 'eroding': think-tank


Russia to Debut 3D Printed Armata Tank
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Next-Gen S-500 Offers 'World-Beating' Features to Guard Russia's Skies
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Russia to Deliver Three Advanced Spacesuits to ISS in 2016
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US Air Force Bolsters Space Defense to Counter Russian, Chinese 'Threats'
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India Connects First Unit of Kudankulam NPP to National Electric Grid
The first unit of India's Russian-designed Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) was connected to the country's electric grid after a recent relaunch, a source in India's nuclear sector said Saturday ... more
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Will Space Debris be Responsible for World War III?
In recent weeks there has been a bit of speculation that collisions between active satellites and space debris could spark WW III. Vitaly Adushkin from the Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of ... more

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James describes way forward to Space-Launch System
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SecAF testifies on military space launch
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Russian Army rolls out strategic missile systems for drills
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Russia postpones manned Lunar mission to 2035

Russia starts assembling Soyuz 2.1a carrier rocket

US to Test First ICBM Intercept in 2016

Russian Space Agency discussing possible training of Iranian astronaut

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Japanese astronaut learned Russian to link two nations

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