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August 04, 2015
RUSSIAN SPACE
Kazakh Cosmonaut to be Sent to ISS Instead of Sarah Brightman
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 04, 2015
Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said Friday it had approved the main and the substitute crews of the Expedition 45/46 scheduled to be sent to the International Space Station on board the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft on September 2. The main crew comprises Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov, European Space Agency flight engineer Andreas Mogensen, who will become the first Danish astronaut, and Kazakh cosmonaut Aydin Aimbetov. Aimbetov got a chance to join the crew after famous British sopran ... read more
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EARLY EARTH

Piecing together the Pangea puzzle
Two hundred and fifty million years ago, all the major continents were joined together, forming a continent called Pangea (which means "all land" in Greek). The plate thickness of continents can now ... more
SPACEWAR

Guarding Space: Russia Creates a New Branch of the Armed Forces
Russia has created a new branch of its armed forces by merging the nation's air force, air defense, anti-missile and space forces into the Aerospace Forces; their first combat duty started on August ... more
STATION NEWS

Political Tensions Have No Impact on Space Cooperation- Roscosmos
A Russian Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft successfully brought Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui and NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren to the ISS earlier in Thursday. "Diffi ... more
ENERGY DAILY


GPS NEWS

Russia develops national high-end navigation system
According to a press release from Russian Space Systems, the company has embarked on a new project: the creation of the National High-Precision Satellite Positioning system. Work is getting un ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia, Vietnam Sign Agreement on Construction of Nuclear Plant
NIAEP-ASE United Company (part of Russia's Rosatom state nuclear corporation) and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) signed a Master Framework Agreement in Hanoi for the implementation of the first phase ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Private Space Stations, East-West Tensions Won't Spark Space Race
Private space stations will be constructed within the next 10 years, and escalating tensions between China, Russia and the United States will not result in a new space race, according to a new surve ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Moscow Close to Selling Air Defense System Better Than S-300 to Tehran
Negotiations on delivery of a more modernized Russian air defense system than S-300 to Iran are close to a successful conclusion, a source in the Iranian Defense Ministry told Sputnik on Saturday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Guarding Space: Russia Creates a New Branch of the Armed Forces

China's Growing Maritime Power May Look Like Mini US Navy by 2020

China Building New Aircraft Carrier... Possibly Nuclear Powered

Communications satellite system ready for military use

Lawmaker: Majority in US House oppose Iran nuclear deal

Kerry in Qatar to assure Gulf allies over Iran deal

The Iran nuclear deal and the 'what next' question

SPACEWAR

Russian space surveillance system now four times more capable
A Russian-operated space surveillance system located in Tajikistan, Okno-M, has reached its full capacity, making it four times more powerful, the Russian Ministry of Defense reports. Upgrades ... more
STATION NEWS

Launch, docking returns ISS crew to full strength
Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan have arrived at the International Space Station to continue important research that advances NASA's journey to Mars while making d ... more
SPACEWAR

Airbus Defence and Space UK delivers Sentinel-5 Precursor for testing
The Sentinel-5 Precursor platform and the TROPOMI instrument have been integrated together to form the satellite which will be leaving the UK for testing. Airbus Defence and Space, the world's ... more
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FLOATING STEEL

Russia to build 5th-Gen nuke subs by 2020
The construction of fifth-generation nuclear-powered submarines could begin at the Sevmash shipyard in northern Russia by 2020, the company's general director Mikhail Budnichenko said. "The mo ... more
STATION NEWS

Russia Extends Life of International Space Station Until 2024
The Russian government has agreed to prolong life of the International Space Station (ISS) until 2024, the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos Igor Komarov said. "The government has approv ... more
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Take a trip through the brain

4 million years at Africa's salad bar

Vatican sceptical about close encounters of the third kind

Robotic insect mimics Nature's extreme moves

Earth's magnetic shield is much older than previously thought

Study calculates the speed of ice formation

Body size increase did not play a role in the origins of Homo genus

STATION NEWS

Russia Launches New Crew to International Space Station
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui and NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren are expected to make a six-hour trip to the space station and dock to the Rassvet mini-research modu ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Construction of 2nd phase of India's Kudankulam NPP to start in 2015
A general framework agreement on the construction of the second phase, which includes a third and fourth power unit for the nuclear power plant, was signed by Russia and India in 2014. "The Go ... more
STATION NEWS

Rocket carrying Russian, Japanese, US crew docks with ISS
Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States Thursday docked successfully with the International Space Station under six hours after they launched, NASA television showed. The Soyuz TMA ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots
From the frozen forests of Russia to the scorching sands of the Kalahari Desert, leopards are the most widely distributed large cat on earth. Their iconic spotted coat has been admired and coveted b ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Starts Implementation of Fundamental Space Industry Reform
Russia is starting to implement comprehensive reforms to its space industry, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday. The establishment of two large holdings, specialized in engi ... more
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NUKEWARS

Russia Puts Eight ICBMs Into Service
Eight intercontinental ballistic missiles have been put into service in Russia's Strategic Missile Forces in the second quarter of 2015, the country's Deputy Minister of Defense Yuriy Borisov said T ... more
SPACEWAR

Pentagon alarmed at Russian milsat maneuvering
The maneuverability of Russia's Cosmos-2504 military satellite launched on March 31 from the Plesetsk test site has alarmed the US Air Force, which thinks it may potentially be an "on-orbit anti-sat ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Scientists offer explanation for electron heat loss in fusion plasma

Fukushima operator says 20 tons of rubble lifted from destroyed reactor

US Energy Department Offers $40Mln for New Nuclear Reactor Designs

DuPont PV work with CRES to boost reliability and risk management

Russia, Vietnam Sign Agreement on Construction of Nuclear Plant

Cooking up altered states

Ultra fast UV imaging unlocks plasma modification of polymer films

MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia Will Knock Out US Missile Shield Installations If Attacked

RUSSIAN SPACE

Export revenue to help Russian space industry cut expenditures

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Will Start Selling Enriched Uranium to Europe

GPS NEWS

Russia's GLONASS Proves More Than a Match for America's GPS

FLOATING STEEL

New Russian 'Storm' Supercarrier Design Wows Chinese Media

GPS NEWS

Russia, Brazil to track space junk with GLONASS

WATER WORLD

Ocean warming leads to stronger precipitation extremes

MISSILE NEWS

Russia to launch space based missile warning system

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Putin, Zuma consider development of South African nuclear energy priority

GPS NEWS

Russian, Chinese Navigation Systems to Accommodate BRICS Members

Russia building multipurpose missile launchers for new warships

New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

Has US Already Lost in the Arctic

America needs Russian rocket engines to fly to space

Boldly going into space for 1,000 days presents a series of health risks

Russia's Lower House Passes Law on Roscosmos Space Corporation

Pentagon plans Space-War Center to defend against adversaries

Russia to Launch Large-Scale Space Projects With China

Siberia Home to New Russian Space Monitoring Complex

Russia to first satellite for Space Defense Network in November

Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Russian Tu-160 and PAKDA Strategic Bombers to Use Star Power

Cosmonaut Padalka Sets World Record in Combined Flight Duration

US Space Command warns on overly fast Russian rocket engine phase out

McCain Blows His Top Over US Inability to Abandon Russian Rocket Engines

Russia launches Soyuz Progress with supplies for ISS

Russia Puts Military Satellite Into Orbit

Russia to Develop System to Block Satellite Signals, Shut Down Missiles

Secret Russian Hypersonic Nuke Glider Can Pierce Any Missile Defense

Russia to Receive Fifth-Generation Nuclear Submarine by 2020

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