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October 26, 2016
Russia plans to revive lunar rover moon exploration program
Moscow (Sputnik) Oct 26, 2016
The Russian Academy of Sciences' Space Council has plans to revive a moon exploration program using lunar rovers, Russian media reported, citing a laboratory head from the academy's Space Research Institute. According to the Izvestia newspaper, there are plans to start work on the design of a spacecraft in 2016 within the framework of the Luna-Lunokhod project. "Yes, the decision on the Luna-Lunokhod project has been made and work is about to begin," Igor Mitrofanov, the head of nuclear plan ... read more

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China to enhance space capabilities with launch of Shenzhou-11
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Roscosmos Sets New Date for Soyuz MS-02 Launch to Orbital Station
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Import Substitution: Glonass Satellites to Switch to Russian Electronics
By 2020 a Russian GLONASS K-2 global positioning satellite in place, built entirely from Russian-made parts as part of the government's ongoing effort to substitute imports amid sanctions, Izvestia ... more

US eyes hypersonic glider project as Russia, China pursue own programs
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