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August 21, 2014
Russia's First Exoskeleton to Help Physically Impaired
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Aug 19, 2014
A team of Russian exoskeleton designers said Monday they were looking for disabled patients who would agree to volunteer for human tests in the country's unique ExoAtlet Project, according to Izvestia newspaper. "Preclinical trials are scheduled for autumn: we will look at how comfortable it is for different people to move around in an exoskeleton, and use the feedback to tune the control system," Ekaterina Berezy, the project leader, told Izvestia. "If the exoskeleton is cleared for certifi ... read more
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Russian Cosmonauts Conclude EVA Ahead of Schedule
Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev successfully concluded a spacewalk, where they conducted science experiments using equipment on the exterior of the International Space Stati ... more

ISS Spacewalkers Deploy Nanosatellite, Install and Retrieve Science
Two Expedition 40 spacewalkers, clad in Russian Orlan spacesuits, wrapped up a 5-hour, 11-minute excursion outside the International Space Station at 3:13 p.m. EDT Monday. Flight Engineers Alexander ... more

Russian Cosmonauts Carry Out Science-Oriented Spacewalk Outside ISS
Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev on Monday ventured outside the International Space Station (ISS) to conduct a planned six-hour and 15-minute spacewalk focused on scientific ... more


Asteroid Defense - Casualty in Chilled US-Russia Relations
Space cooperation and even asteroid defense agreements between the United States and Russian governments have been sacrificed as a result of poor international relations, but according to a spokeswo ... more


Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System
Russia intends to create a new powerful satellite communication system that will provide global coverage and communication security, Izvestia newspaper reported Thursday. The development of su ... more
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Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz

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Ukraine's Next Crisis? Economic Disaster
Ukraine's next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furthering weakening the energy sector ... more

US Suppliers Could Lose Global Space Market Share Over Sanctions
US companies producing space-qualified components could lose some of their global market share due to Washington's sanctions, which prevent them from trading with Russia, the head of Russia's United ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
USAF selects GenDyn to study ICBM guidance system

New F-16 configuration features AESA radar

China likens Xi to Deng Xiaoping for anniversary

Harris' tactical manpack radio gets NSA certification

British Falklands warship towed away for scrap

Military sensor needs focus of Swedish symposium

Taiwan's ex-China affairs official accused of leaking secrets


ATV completes final automated docking
In a flawless demonstration of technology and skill, ESA's fifth and final ATV, Georges Lemaitre, docked with the International Space Station, fixing itself firmly for a six-month resupply and reboo ... more

Astrophysicists Detect Destruction of Three Stars by Black Holes
Researchers from MIPT and the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences have reported registering three possible occasions of thetidal destruction of stars by supermassive black ho ... more

Russia to Give 'Tough' Response to Western Sanctions Soon
Russia will soon unveil a series of protective economic measures - including in the sensitive space industry - aimed at taking the edge off recent Western sanctions, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rog ... more
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ESA's cargo vessel ready for space delivery
ESA's latest Automated Transfer Vehicle is set to dock with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering more than six tonnes of crucial supplies and scientific experiments to the orbiting ... more

Who Needs Russia? Ukraine Will Destroy Itself With New Gas Tax
Ukraine doesn't need Russia to take it down-Kiev is doing fine destroying itself, most recently with a new tax code that doubles taxes for private gas producers and promises to irreparably cripple n ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Increase in reported flooding a result of higher exposure

Toothless 'dragon' pterosaurs dominated the Late Cretaceous skies

Older coral species more hardy

Science team criticizes adoption of 'novel ecosystems' by policymakers

Waterloo makes public most complete Antarctic map for climate research

Evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures

Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury


Russia to Decide on Future of Sea Launch Project by End of 2014
Russia will decide on the future of the Sea Launch project, which uses Russian-Ukrainian Zenit-SL rockets to put commercial cargo into orbit, by the end of the year, the head of Russia's United Rock ... more

Russia to Draft Import Substitution Program for Space Industry
An import substitution program for Russian space companies will be ready by the end of 2014, the head of the United Rocket and Space Corporation said Thursday. Igor Komarov told a news confere ... more

Soviet-Era Satellite Burns Up in Atmosphere After 34 Years of Service
The Kosmos-1151, a Soviet-era satellite appears to have burned up upon reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, Russian Aerospace Defense Forces spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said Tuesday. " ... more

Baikonur Cosmodrome Could Stop Receiving Financing in 2016
Russian Ministry of Finance might stop financing Baikonur cosmodrome in 2016, Izvestia newspaper reported Friday citing a source in Roscosmos. "In previous versions of draft budget for 2016 it ... more

Russian Space Scientists Hope Sanctions Don't Impede Projects
Russian scientists hope that the western sanctions, imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, will not impede the implementation of space projects, according to the director of the Lebedev Physi ... more


NASA Experts, Russia Sign Radiation Safety Protocol Despite Sanctions
NASA experts have signed a protocol with Russia on radiation safety for space flights despite the new set of US sanctions against Moscow, the director of Moscow State University's Institute of Nucle ... more

US EVAa Delayed; Crew Preps For Russian EVA, Robonaut Upgrades
The six-person Expedition 40 crew of the orbiting International Space Station spent Wednesday conducting medical research, gearing up for a Russian spacewalk and preparing the station's robotic crew ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
First Indirect Evidence of So-Far Undetected Strange Baryons

Disney tops and yo-yos with stable spins despite asymmetric shapes

Researchers prove stability of wonder material silicene

Electrical engineers take major step toward photonic circuits

How fast you drive might reveal where you are going

Asian inventions dominate energy storage systems

'Cavity protection effect' helps to conserve quantum information


Russia To Construct Landing Pad For ExoMars Mission


Russia Looking To China For Military, Aerospace Components


Absence of Russia Instrument On NASA Mars Rover Not Political


Manned Moon Mission to Cost Russia $2.8 Bln


Russian Bio-Satellite Back From The Dead


'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite


ISS Crew Opens Cargo Ship Hatch, Preps for CubeSat Deployment


As Russia's Isolation Grows, Oil Companies Caught in Middle


Scientists Find Way to Maintain Quantum Entanglement in Amplified Signals


Chelyabinsk Meteorite Sheds Light on Dinosaur Extinction Mystery

Russian Spacecraft To Host Experiments After ISS Supply Run

Next ISS Cargo Spacecraft Rolls Out to Pad

Russian Resupply Spacecraft to Deliver Snails to ISS for Experiments

Manned mission to Moon scheduled by Roscosmos for 2020-2031

New UAV for background radiation monitoring

US Refusal to Host GLONASS Base a Form of Competition with Russia

Russian GLONASS to Boost Yield Capacity by 50 percent

Sanctions on Russian launchers confers advantage to others

First Launch of Proton After Crash Scheduled for September 28

China's Fast Track To Circumlunar Mission

Russia's Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russian Scientists Develop Liquid Test System for ISS

First Angara Test Launch Successful

Russia Launches Rokot Carrier Rocket with Three Satellites

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

Eco-Friendly 'Angara' Rocket Installed On Plesetsk Launch Pad

Space junk damages ISS US segment

New type of soot particle discovered from wildfire emissions

Russia Sees No Progress in GLONASS Talks with US

Scientists Develop Force Sensor from Carbon Nanotubes

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