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August 23, 2017
SPACEWAR
Russia's Space Forces Assume Control Over New Military Satellite



Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
A new Russian military satellite has reached its final orbit after a launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakstan on Wednesday night. Russian Aerospace Forces assumed control over newest military satellite launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome earlier in the day, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. "The spacecraft launched in the interests of the Russian Defense Ministry from the Baikonur Cosmodrome was put to the final orbit at the estimated time and the ground facilities of the ... read more

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Astrophysicists explain the mysterious behavior of cosmic rays
Moscow (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
A team of scientists from Russia and China has developed a model which explains the nature of high-energy cosmic rays (CRs) in our Galaxy. These CRs have energies exceeding those produced by superno ... more
MOON DAILY
Roscosmos Approves Luna-25 Space Station Model in Moon Exploration Project
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
Russia's Roscosmos State Space Corporation on Friday said it approved a model of the Luna-25 space station created as part of the development project Luna-Glob Moon exploration program with the star ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Russian Space Cameras on ISS May Replace US Models in 2018
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
Russian-made cameras for recording the activities of astronauts in outer space may replace similar US-made models as early as next year, Russia's Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (RSC Energia) s ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Soyuz-2 Rocket to Arrive at Vostochny on September 20 for November Launch
Vostochny (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
Russia's Center for Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities, the operator of Russia's cosmodromes, will ensure the delivery of the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket for the first 2017 launch from the Vost ... more
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SPACEWAR
Russian Military Likely to Give Up Using Baikonur Spaceport Soon: Here's Why
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
Roscosmos and the Russian Ministry of Defense are likely to team up to facilitate the construction of the launch pad for the Angara heavy-lift carrier rockets, RIA Novosti contributor Andrei Stanavo ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Equipment for Angara heavy-class rocket arrives at Vostochny Cosmodrome
Vostochny (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
The first technological equipment for the launch of the Angara heavy class carrier rocket has been delivered to the Vostochny Space Center in Russian Far East, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry R ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ
We Have Liftoff: Soyuz Carrier Rocket Blasts Off From Baikonur
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 17, 2017
A Russian Soyuz-2.1a rocket carrying over 70 satellites blasts off from Baikonur Cosmodrome. The rocket is expected to deliver over 70 satellites to Earth's orbit, including the Kanopus-V-IK o ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Russia's S7 group plans to resume Zenit launches from Sea Launch platform
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 16, 2017
Russia's S7 Space Transportation Systems company plans to start launching Zenit-3SL carrier rockets from the Sea Launch floating platform and continue until 2023, the company said on its website Mon ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Russia could launch Spektr-RG space observatory with German telescope in 2018
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 16, 2017
Russia could launch the Spektr-RG (Spectrum Roentgen Gamma) space observatory with the German eRosita X-ray telescope in October 2018, a spokesperson of the Lavochkin Research and Production Associa ... more
SPACEMART
Airbus DS to expand cooperation with Russia
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 02, 2017
Airbus Defence and Space aerospace company is expanding its cooperation with Russia, Jean-Pierre Domenget, the head of Space Equipment, told Sputnik. "As you know, Synertech is a joint enterpr ... more


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SUPERPOWERS
NASA, ESA understand major setback inevitable if cooperation in stops
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 01, 2017
Russia's Roscosmos State Space Corporation, US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and European Space Agency (ESA) understand that possible suspension of cooperation may negatively ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Sea Launch to be modernized for Russia's Soyuz-5 carrier rocket
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 01, 2017
The Sea Launch international spacecraft launch service will be modernized to be suited for launches of Soyuz-5 medium-launch carrier rocket, the director general of Russia's Roscosmos state space co ... more
TECH SPACE
JV with Russia to build up to 50 satellite solid-state power amplifiers
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 02, 2017
The head of Space Equipment at Airbus DS stated that SynerTech company and Russian Space Systems is planning to make up to 50 solid-state power amplifiers within the next year. SynerTech compa ... more
SUPERPOWERS
Sky's the Limit for Joint Russian-Chinese Eurasian Air Defense Zone
Beijing (Sputnik) Aug 02, 2017
The commander of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has signaled China's intention to continue the development of full-fledged cooperation with Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces. Russian ... more



Erdogan says top Turkish general must accept demotion
Istanbul (AFP) Aug 21, 2017
Tresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday warned a top Turkish general who played a key role in defeating last year's failed coup and led a cross-border operation in Syria that he must accept a surprise demotion without rancour. In a rare show of tension between the military and Erdogan, Turkish media reported that Lieutenant General Zekai Aksakalli had wanted to resign from the armed forces ... more
New Delhi (AFP) Aug 21, 2017
India says China stand-off will end soon
Vijfhuizen, Netherlands (AFP) July 17, 2017
On third MH17 anniversary, families unveil 'living memorial'
Tokyo (AFP) Aug 18, 2017
Top American general says attack on Japan same as on US
US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions
Seoul (AFP) Aug 21, 2017
Seoul and Washington began annual war games on Monday, with South Korean President Moon Jae-In warning the nuclear-armed North not to use them as an excuse to perpetuate the "vicious cycle" of tensions. Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops are taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated exercise that runs for two weeks in the Sou ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 22, 2017
Boeing, Northrop Grumman receive development contracts for new ICBM
Tehran (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
Iran back to high enrichment 'in 5 days' if US quits nuclear deal
Washington (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
US sanctions Chinese, Russians over N.Korea support
China's satellite sends unbreakable cipher from space
Beijing (XNA) Aug 14, 2017
Chinese scientists have become the first to realize quantum key distribution from a satellite to the ground, laying the foundation for building a hack-proof global quantum communication network. The achievement based on experiments conducted with the world' s first quantum satellite, Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), was published in the authoritative academic journal Nature on T ... more
Xi'an, China (XNA) Aug 14, 2017
Xian Satellite Control Center resolves over 10 major satellite faults in 50 years
Beijing (XNA) Jul 10, 2017
China develops sea launches to boost space commerce
Beijing (XNA) Jul 07, 2017
Chinese satellite Zhongxing-9A enters preset orbit
Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court
Hong Kong (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges. Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were sent to prison last Thursday for their leading role in the initial protest that sparked the months-long Umbrella Movement of 2014 - demonstrations and street blockades calling for democrati ... more
Beijing (AFP) Aug 19, 2017
Chinese crime writer arrested for murders 22 years ago
Hong Kong (AFP) Aug 20, 2017
Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed
Beijing (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
Second academic journal pressed to censor China content
A quick and easy way to shut down instabilities in fusion devices
Plainsboro NJ (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
Scientists have discovered a remarkably simple way to suppress a common instability that can halt fusion reactions and damage the walls of reactors built to create a "star in a jar." The findings, published in June in the journal Physical Review Letters, stem from experiments performed on the National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U), at the Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Phy ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 16, 2017
IV and cellular fluids power flexible batteries
Liverpool, UK (SPX) Aug 23, 2017
ULEMCo plans a fuel cell approach to extend range of electric vans
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 16, 2017
A battery-inspired strategy for carbon fixation
Integrated Air and Missile Defense 2017 - Sept 27-29 - Washington DC
82nd Airborne tests in-flight communication system for paratroopers
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2017
The U.S. Army's Global Response Force composed of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division successfully conducted an airborne exercise using the En route Mission Command tactical networking system. The system, mounted on C-17 cargo planes, provided plane-to-plane and plane-to-ground audio, video, and data communications to the 1st Brigade's commander and subordinate commander ... more
McLean, VA (SPX) Jul 14, 2017
North Dakota UAS Training Center Depends on IGC Satellite Connectivity
Washington (UPI) Aug 9, 2017
Envistacom wins $10M Army communications contract
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 14, 2017
New SQUID-based detector opens up new fields of study with new level of sensitivity
Energized fabrics could keep soldiers warm and battle-ready in frigid climates
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 22, 2017
Soldiering in arctic conditions is tough. Protective clothing can be heavy and can cause overheating and sweating upon exertion. And hands and feet can grow numb despite wearing such gear. To keep military personnel more comfortable and battle-ready in bitterly cold climes, scientists are now conducting research aimed at creating high-tech fabrics that heat up when powered and that capture ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
University of Florida, US Army develop model for lighter armor
Washington (UPI) Jul 17, 2017
LOC Performance receives $49.1 million Bradley upgrade contract
Washington (UPI) Aug 14, 2017
Lockheed wins Special Operations logistics contract
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Merkel wants to 'restore trust' in diesel after scandal
Berlin (AFP) Aug 21, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that trust must be restored in diesel cars after the emissions cheating scandal and spoke out against plans to ban them from some inner cities. She said she was "angered" by German auto giants who in the "dieselgate" scandal either broke the law or used legal loopholes, but also pointed to the at least 800,000 jobs in the crucial industrial sector. ... more
Washington (AFP) Aug 18, 2017
Uber's ousted CEO calls investor lawsuit unfounded
Manila (AFP) Aug 15, 2017
Uber bows to Philippines suspension after show of defiance
Beijing (AFP) Aug 21, 2017
China's Great Wall Motor plans Fiat Chrysler purchase
Study gives first proof that the Earth has a natural thermostat
Paris (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
New data provides the first proof that the Earth has a natural thermostat which enables the planet to recover from extremes of climate change - but the recovery timescales are significant. This work was presented at the Goldschmidt conference in Paris, and has just been published in the peer-reviewed journal Geochemical Perspectives Letters*. The idea of a natural temperature thermostat wa ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 17, 2017
Incomplete drought recovery may be the new normal
Washington (UPI) Aug 17, 2017
Asian Development Bank finds new climate finance stream
Washington (UPI) Aug 14, 2017
Heat map showcases extreme temperatures in Southern Europe
System tests prepare Orion for deep space exploration
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
Hurtling beyond the Moon at a speedy 25,000 mph for a three-week mission requires a space processor capable of operating with guaranteed reliability, in a high radiation environment tens of thousands of miles in deep space, at 480,000,000 instructions per second to execute thousands of commands and sequences for controlling the hundreds of spacecraft systems and components to ensure crew safety ... more
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
An era of continuous space communications of with TDRS
Cape Canaveral AFS FL (SPX) Aug 21, 2017
NASA launches latest TDRS communications satellite
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 23, 2017
Turning human waste into plastic, nutrients could aid long-distance space travel
250 US-led strikes in, around Raqa in past week: coalition
Baghdad (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
At least 250 US-led air strikes have pounded the Syrian city of Raqa and surrounding territory in the past week, the coalition fighting the Islamic State group said Tuesday. Coalition spokesman Colonel Ryan Dillon told AFP that the air raids targeted the greater Raqa area. Activists and monitoring groups have reported that intensifying coalition bombardment of the city has left scores of ... more
Geneva (AFP) Aug 17, 2017
IS-held Raqa 'worst place' in Syria: UN
Beirut (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
US-led strikes kill 17 in Syria's Raqa: monitor
Bogota (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
Colombia gives protection to demobilized FARC
Qatar, US stage joint military exercise
Doha (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
Qatari and US paratroopers held a joint training exercise in crisis-hit Doha on Tuesday which American officials said reinforced "the enduring military-to-military" partnership between the two countries. The "Friendship Jump" comes at a time of high political tension in the Gulf, where a boycott of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain has entered its third month. M ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 22, 2017
BHP Billiton looking to unload its U.S. shale portfolio
Washington (UPI) Aug 22, 2017
sees Mexico as important gas export market
Chicago (AFP) Aug 22, 2017
Dakota pipeline company sues environmental groups
82nd Airborne tests in-flight communication system for paratroopers
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2017
The U.S. Army's Global Response Force composed of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division successfully conducted an airborne exercise using the En route Mission Command tactical networking system. The system, mounted on C-17 cargo planes, provided plane-to-plane and plane-to-ground audio, video, and data communications to the 1st Brigade's commander and subordinate commander ... more
McLean, VA (SPX) Jul 14, 2017
North Dakota UAS Training Center Depends on IGC Satellite Connectivity
Washington (UPI) Aug 9, 2017
Envistacom wins $10M Army communications contract
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 14, 2017
New SQUID-based detector opens up new fields of study with new level of sensitivity
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Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam
Tokyo (AFP) Aug 12, 2017
Japan deployed its Patriot missile defence system on Saturday after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over the country towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, local officials and reports said. Regional tensions are mounting as Washington and Pyongyang ratchet up their war of words, with President Donald Trump warning Pyongyang would "truly regret" any hostile action against ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 9, 2017
Jacobs Technology awarded $4.6B contract for missile defense services
Washington (AFP) July 30, 2017
US successfully tests missile intercept system
Seoul (AFP) July 29, 2017
S. Korea speeds up US missile defence over North's missile test
Air Force stands up new Space Operations Directorate
Washington (UPI) Aug 18, 2017
The U.S. Air Force has announced that its new Space Operations Directorate begins initial operating capability this coming Monday. The 43-member staff of the directorate, or AF/A11, is composed of military, government and contractor personnel. Shawn Barnes has been named assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln will serve as mobilization Assista ... more
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 21, 2017
Russia's Space Forces Assume Control Over New Military Satellite
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Air Force, mission partners prepare satellite for August launch
Vandenberg AFB CA (AFNS) Aug 21, 2017
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