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October 24, 2014
Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 24, 2014
Russian spacewalkers Max Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev closed the Pirs docking compartment hatch at 1:06 p.m. EDT ending the third spacewalk for Expedition 41. The cosmonauts were outside the International Space Station for three hours and 38 minutes. Two U.S. spacewalks took place Oct. 7 and 15. The duo's first task was to remove the Radiometriya experiment that was installed on the Zvezda service module in 2011 and which is no longer required for data collection. They jettisoned it for ... read more
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Proton-M Lofts Express-AM6 Satellite
Russia launched on Tuesday an Express-series communications satellite on board the Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said. "T ... more

Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off
A pair of cosmonauts suited up for a dry run of Wednesday's spacewalk while Dragon will hang on to the International Space Station for a few more days. Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer ... more

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System
Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. "The creati ... more


Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS
The Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) is set to offer financial support for domestic companies to develop projects using the GLONASS navigation system in Russia and abroad pending ... more


Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020
The Russian military will add nine advanced communications satellites to its orbital grouping by 2020, a senior military commander said Monday. "By 2020, the orbital grouping of military commu ... more
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Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake
Russian scientists have developed a theoretical model of quantum memory for light, adapting the concept of a hologram to a quantum system. These findings from Anton Vetlugin and Ivan Sokolov from St ... more

ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Preps for Wednesday Spacewalk
The Expedition 41 crew of the International Space Station geared up Tuesday for a pair of spacewalks. Two NASA astronauts wrapped up final preparations to head outside Wednesday and replace a power ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria


Progress-M Cargo Ship To Undock From ISS On Oct 27
The Russian M-24M cargo resupply spacecraft, will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on October 27, a spokesman for Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, told RIA Novosti Tuesday. " ... more

Inside the Milky Way
Is matter falling into the massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way or being ejected from it? No one knows for sure, but a UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist is searching for an answer. Carl G ... more

Russian 'Smart' Mini-Satellites to Go Into Orbit in 2016
The first group of Russian "smart" mini-satellites should be launched into orbit in 2016, Mikhail Sonkin, the Deputy Governor of Russia's Tomsk Region, said Wednesday. "The signing of an agree ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Russia to Conduct Observation Flights Over Canada and US
A team of Russian aviation inspectors will conduct observation flights over Canada and the United States under the Treaty on Open Skies, the head of the Russian National Center for Reducing Nuclear ... more

NASA Exercises Authority to Proceed with Commercial Crew Contracts
On Sept. 16, NASA announced U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station (ISS) from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts. The ... more
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Russian Luna-25 Mission to Cost Billions
The Luna-25 exploration mission will cost tens of billions of rubles, an official from Russian Federal Space Agency said Friday. "Let's say, we are talking tens of billions of rubles because i ... more

New Batch of Lunar Soil to be Delivered to Earth in 2023-2025
New samples of lunar soil will be delivered to Earth in 2023-2025, an official from a Russian aerospace company said Friday. "The program currently has four missions: the first demonstration l ... more

Russia to make Moon exploration core part of space program
Russia will take the Moon exploration as a core of its space program for the next decade, Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said Friday. "This year Roscosmos has prepared a long-term program of d ... more

Soyuz Flight VS09 Report
The Independent Inquiry Board formed to analyze the causes of the anomaly occurring during the orbital injection of satellites in the Galileo constellation by a Soyuz rocket launched from the Guiana ... more

Russian Phone Operators Could Become GLONASS Shareholders
Russian providers of mobile phone services could become shareholders in the Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) open joint-stock company, the Russian Kommersant daily reported Wednesday. ... more

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Russia May Send Repeat Mission to Martian Moon Phobos in 2023
Russia may attempt to repeat its mission to Mars' moon Phobos in 2023, Lev Zeleny, the head of the Russian Space Research Institute told RIA Novosti Friday. The Russian-led mission Phobos-Grun ... more

Russian Scientists Develop Mechanism for Rover's Descent to Mars
Russian scientists have developed a unique mechanism for the rover's descent to the surface of Mars, Lev Zeleny, the head of the Russian Space Research Institute said on Friday. "Our European ... more
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Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake


S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia's South


Russia to Launch New GLONASS Navigation System Satellite by Year End


Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018


Russia launches Proton-M rocket after accident


Proton Failure Review Board Concludes Investigation


New ISS Trio Launches to Expand Expedition 41 to Six


Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS


Crew selected for eight-month Mars simulation


Soyuz Rocket Awaiting Launch at Baikonur Cosmodrome


Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018

Russia to Launch Full-Scale Moon Exploration Next Decade

Mystery of rare 5-hour space explosion explained

Russia to Boost Space Microelectronics Production

Russia Unable To Reject Foreign Parts in GLONASS Satellites

Talks Over GLONASS Station Locations in US on Hold

More land, fewer harvests

Analyst: US to Finish Human Space Launcher by 2018 at Best

NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport US Astronauts to ISS

Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors

Astronauts eye China's future space station

Western Sanctions Fail to Impede GLONASS Satellite Production

Proton Launches May Compete on Price With US Falcons

Russian Defense Ministry Denies Reports that Its Satellite Exploded Above US

Helicopter-Type UAVs May Appear in Russian Navy in One Year

Geopolitical Tensions Not to Affect ISS Cooperation

Putin Approves Developing Super-Heavy Rockets With Up to 150-Ton Cargo Capacity

Control over Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Handed Over to Russian Government

Russian Navy to Get New Space Tracking System

Russia's Space Geckos Die Due to Technical Glitch Two Days Before Landing

Russian, US Scientists to Prepare Astronauts for Extreme Situations in Space

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