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September 01, 2014
Russia's Foton-M Satellite Landing Scheduled for September 1
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Sep 01, 2014
The landing of Russia's Foton-M biosatellite with geckos, fruit flies, silkworm eggs, mushrooms and seeds of higher plants on board is appointed for the Knowledge Day, September 1, in the Orenburg region, Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti. "The program of scientific experiments has been completed. The State Commission decided to land Foton-M at 13.18 (9:18 GMT) on September 1 in the Orenburg region," according to the statement. The biological mission of the Foton ... read more
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Russian Military plans switch to Soyuz, Angara launchers From 2016
The Russian Defense Ministry has decided to stop using the Rokot light rocket carrier from 2016 because of its reliance on imported parts and will switch to the Soyuz and Angara carriers, Aerospace ... more

Galileo Satellites Incident Likely Result of Software Errors
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Russian official criticizes excessive use of foreign space equipment
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Russia to develop scavenger to collect cosmic debris by 2025
The Russian space agency is allocating around $297 million to design and construct a spacecraft that would clean circumterrestrial space of disabled communication satellites and upper-stage rockets ... more

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Russia's First Exoskeleton to Help Physically Impaired
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 Izvest ... more

NASA Awaits Boeing's Completion of Soyuz Replacement
NASA has announced that the US is currently close to completing development of its new commercial space taxi, which is designed to transport American astronauts to the International Space Station, r ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Space Debris Tracking Site To Be Build In Western Australia

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

N. Korea fires short-range 'projectile' into sea

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Turkish army warns over 'red lines' in Kurdish peace talks

Israel downs drone from Syria over occupied Golan: army

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker


US to Stop Using Soyuz Spacecraft, Invest in Domestic Private Space Industry
NASA is expected to sign a multibillion-dollar deal with a private company to launch US astronauts from the United States instead of paying Russia to use its Soyuz spacecraft, according to The Washi ... more

Has sea plankton been discovered on the ISS outer hull
Russian scientists say they made a "unique" discovery while analyzing samples from the exterior of the International Space Station - traces of tiny sea creatures on the station's windows and walls. ... more

Calculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles
Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step to ... 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

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
24/7 News Coverage
Leading Ebola researcher says there's an effective treatment for Ebola

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Snails Tell of the Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

Together, humans and computers can figure out the plant world

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins


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

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


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
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Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

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Experiments explain why some liquids are 'fragile' and others are 'strong'

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway


Russia to Give 'Tough' Response to Western Sanctions Soon


ESA's cargo vessel ready for space delivery


Who Needs Russia? Ukraine Will Destroy Itself With New Gas Tax


Russia to Decide on Future of Sea Launch Project by End of 2014


Russia to Draft Import Substitution Program for Space Industry


Soviet-Era Satellite Burns Up in Atmosphere After 34 Years of Service


Baikonur Cosmodrome Could Stop Receiving Financing in 2016


Russian Space Scientists Hope Sanctions Don't Impede Projects


NASA Experts, Russia Sign Radiation Safety Protocol Despite Sanctions


US EVAa Delayed; Crew Preps For Russian EVA, Robonaut Upgrades

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

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