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November 23, 2014
STATION NEWS
Expedition 42 Trio Launches on Time to Station
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (SPX) Nov 24, 2014
The Soyuz TMA-15M launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:01 p.m. EST (3:01 a.m. on Nov. 24 Baikonur time). Terry Virts of NASA, Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency now are safely in orbit. Virts, Shkaplerov and Cristoforetti will dock with the station's Rassvet module at 9:53 p.m. Welcoming them aboard will be the current station residents, Expedition 42 Command ... read more
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EXO WORLDS

How to estimate the magnetic field of an exoplanet?
Scientists developed a new method which allows to estimate the magnetic field of a distant exoplanet, i.e., a planet, which is located outside the Solar system and orbits a different star. Moreover, ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia studies construction of its own orbital station
Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos is studying several options of creating a brand-new Russian orbital station, which could replace the International Space Station (ISS), deputy chief of Roscos ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday blame government officials for slow progress in the construction of the new Vostochny space center in the Far Eastern Amur region. "Implementat ... more
ENERGY DAILY


AEROSPACE

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight
Russian strategic bomber Tu-160 has completed its first flight after modernization, the aircraft's design bureau Tupolev said Wednesday. "On Nov. 16, 2014, the Tu-160 bomber performed the firs ... more


RUSSIAN SPACE

Launched Russian satellites to reach 150 by 2025
Russia will increase the number of its orbital satellites to 150 by 2025, head of Russia's United Rocket Space Corporation (URSC) said Monday. "According to the federal space program's new project, ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday
The Soyuz-2.1A carrier rocket has been successfully installed at the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and is scheduled for launch on October 29, the press service of the Russian ... more
GPS NEWS

Russia to place global navigation stations in China
Several ground bases of Russia's Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) will be deployed in China, a Russian company said on Tuesday. "We with our Chinese colleagues have already inspect ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

LAUNCH PAD

Japanese Satellites Orbited as Part of Russia-Ukraine Program
A converted RS-20B (SS-18 Satan) intercontinental ballistic missile has placed five Japanese satellites into orbit as part of a joint Russia-Ukraine program, a spokesperson for the Russian Strategic ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Five years of soil moisture, ocean salinity and beyond
ESA's SMOS satellite has clocked up more than one billion kilometers orbiting Earth to improve our understanding of our planet's water cycle. Marking its fifth birthday, all the data collected over ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Orbital likely to discontinue using Russian rocket engine
The US manufacturer of fallen unmanned cargo spacecraft Antares is likely to discontinue using the Russian rocket engine that it believes to be the cause of the vehicle launch crash in October, acco ... more
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STATION NEWS

ISS Agency Heads Issue Joint Statement
The heads of the International Space Station (ISS) agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia and the United States met in Paris, France, on Nov. 4, 2014. The following is a joint statement issued ... more
NUKEWARS

Russia Test-Fires Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Saturday a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwestern Russia, the country's Defense Ministry said. "The (M ... more
24/7 News Coverage
What agricultural 'ecosystems on steroids' are doing to the air

Geologists Shed Light on Formation of Alaska Range

From hurricanes to drought, LatAm's volatile climate

Volcano erupts in Cape Verde

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge

Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed

WEATHER REPORT

Analysing heat waves - new index allows predicting their magnitude
JRC scientists have developed a new index to measure the magnitude of heat waves, in cooperation with colleagues from five research organisations. According to the index projections, under the worst ... more
ABOUT US

Ancient genomes show the European meta-population
DNA recovered from a 36,000 year old fossil skeleton found in Russia shows early divergence of Eurasians once they had left Africa, and the deep shared ancestry of Europeans. The new study, ca ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

US to Continue Space Cooperation With Russia After Spacecraft Crashes
The United States plans to continue cooperation with Russia in the space industry amid US spacecraft crashes, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday. "We have continued to see ... more
NUKEWARS

Russia test-fires submarine-based ICBM
Russia has successfully tested a submarine-based inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. "The Sineva ICBM was launched from the underwater position. The warh ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Ratifies Cuba Space Deal
Russia's Federation Council has ratified the intergovernmental agreement with Cuba on cooperation in exploring and using space for peaceful purposes on Wednesday. The agreement was signed on F ... more

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ROCKET SCIENCE

Supersonic Laser-Propelled Rockets
Scientists and science fiction writers alike have dreamt of aircrafts that are propelled by beams of light rather than conventional fuels. Now, a new method for improving the thrust generated by suc ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia Puts Meridian Communications Satellite Into Orbit
A Meridian communications satellite has been put into orbit by a Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, launched from Russia's Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry's spokesperson told RIA Novosti Thursda ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

An alternative to 'Turing Test'

Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face

ROCKET SCIENCE

Orbital Sciences Considers Replacing Russian Engine Used on Antares

SUPERPOWERS

Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

SPACE TRAVEL

US space budget still exceeds rest of world's combined

RUSSIAN SPACE

Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Safe for Environment

DRAGON SPACE

China's Main Competitor in Space Exploration is India, Not Russia

STATION NEWS

Russian Progress-M Cargo Spacecraft Undocks From ISS

ROCKET SCIENCE

Russian Space Agency to Receive Designs of Super-Heavy Carrier Rocket by Year-End

STATION NEWS

Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October

STATION NEWS

Russian cosmonauts finish all planned work outside ISS

GPS NEWS

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

Proton-M Lofts Express-AM6 Satellite

Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Preps for Wednesday Spacewalk

Progress-M Cargo Ship To Undock From ISS On Oct 27

Inside the Milky Way

Russian 'Smart' Mini-Satellites to Go Into Orbit in 2016

Russia to Conduct Observation Flights Over Canada and US

NASA Exercises Authority to Proceed with Commercial Crew Contracts

Russian Luna-25 Mission to Cost Billions

New Batch of Lunar Soil to be Delivered to Earth in 2023-2025

Russia to make Moon exploration core part of space program

Soyuz Flight VS09 Report

Russian Phone Operators Could Become GLONASS Shareholders

Russia May Send Repeat Mission to Martian Moon Phobos in 2023

Russian Scientists Develop Mechanism for Rover's Descent to Mars

S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia's South

Russia to Launch New GLONASS Navigation System Satellite by Year End

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