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August 25, 2016
Space Station's orbit adjusted Wednesday
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 25, 2016
A planned change of the orbital altitude at the International Space Station (ISS) will take place on Wednesday as a preparation to an upcoming Soyuz spaceflight, the Russian mission control center said. "The maneuver is to increase the ISS orbital altitude is scheduled for August 24... In accordance with the ballistics' estimates, the average altitude will increase by approximately 2.3 kilometers [1.4 miles] and will amount to around 404 kilometers [251 miles]," a source in the control center told ... read more

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Russia to spend big upgrading rocket engine reliability
Russian state space corporation Roscosmos is allocating over 1.9 billion rubles ($29 million) to upgrading carrier rocket engines, rocket boosters and spacecraft, according to materials published on ... more

Russia touts hypersonics as ABM Killer
Russian defense analyst Vladimir Tuchkov analyses Russian, Chinese and American developments in hypersonic weapons technology, including the expected timeframe for their deployment, which is sooner ... more

Russian Space Corporation, US Boeing Reach Deal on Dispute Over Sea Launch
Russia's S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia and the US aircraft manufacturing company Boeing reached an agreement to solve dispute over the Sea Launch project, Energia's General ... more


Space tourists eye $150mln Soyuz lunar flyby
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Russia to design super-heavy carrier rocket
Russia's S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia General Director said that state space corporation Roscosmos has started work on designing a new super-heavy class carrier rocket on ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Moscow's No-Fly Zones: Russia to Get New Long-Range Missile Interceptor
An advanced long-range missile interceptor is due to be put into service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in the near future, according to the Forces' Deputy Commander-in-Chief Viktor Gumenny. ... more

Russia Unique in Being Able to Use Fast Breeder Reactors in Nuclear Industry
According to chief designer of the Fast Neutron Reactors Department in Rosatom's Afrikantov Experimental Design Bureau for Mechanical Engineering, Russia is the only country able to introduce fast b ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Tech issues cause most drone accidents

Cybersecurity researchers design a chip that checks for sabotage

Northrop Grumman to Provide Navigation System for German Satellite

Northland College signs joint UAV deal with Northrop Grumman

NIST's compact gyroscope may turn heads

Lockheed Martin delivers NOAA's GOES-R weather satellite to launch site

New 10-foot dish will connnect ASU researchers directly with satellites


Russia, Egypt to Sign Final Contract to Build Nuclear Plant by Year-End
Egypt plants to finalize the signing of a raft of contracts to build its first nuclear power plant by the end of this year, the nation's President Abdel Fattah Sisi told newspapers. The 1,000- ... more

Russia develops protected alternative to satellite communication
Russian engineers have invented a long-range protected communication technology which can duplicate satellite communications, matching them in both speed and distance. Russia's United Instrume ... more

Roscosmos to spend $7.5Mln studying issues of manned lunar missions
The Russian state space corporation Roscosmos will spend 478 million rubles ($7.5 million) on studying issues of manned flights to the moon, data published on the Russian public procurement web port ... more
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Scientists explain why Russian tuberculosis is the most infectious
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Scientists count microscopic particles without microscope
Scientists from Russia and Australia have put forward a simple new way of counting microscopic particles in optical materials by means of a laser. A light beam passing through such a material splits ... more
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Global climate models do not easily downscale for regional predictions

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Japan takes aid show to Africa in China's shadow

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Boko Haram's Shekau 'wounded' in air strike: Nigeria

Study quantifies haze's role in China's urban heat island effect

Friends become foes when environments become 'benign'


Unleaded Zeppelin: Why Airships May Again Start to Compete With Planes
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Russian Scientists Adjust Innovative Satellite Control System
Russian scientists have started the adjustment of the innovative guidance, navigation and control (GNC) system on the Aist-2D satellite that was launched from the Vostochny space center in April, th ... more

Russia Could Cut Down International Space Station Crew
The head of Piloted Space Programs and cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev said that Russia's space agency Roscosmos plans to cut down the number of cosmonauts on the International Space Station. Russia ... more

Russia teases with Hypersonic Nuclear Glider Armed With ICBMs "Program"
The lethal hypersonic nuclear glider that looks to revolutionize defense aviation could travel the distance from Moscow to London within 13 minutes and could penetrate NATOs missile defense system. ... more

Making a solar energy conversion breakthrough with help from a ferroelectrics pioneer
Designers of solar cells may soon be setting their sights higher, as a discovery by a team of researchers has revealed a class of materials that could be better at converting sunlight into energy th ... more


Russia to Develop Unmanned Harvester Running on Glonass Navigation by 2018
Russia is set to develop unmanned agricultural machinery running on the Russian Glonass navigation system by 2018, Russian Izvestia newspaper reported Tuesday, citing the developer. According ... more

Launch of US Antares Rocket Powered by Russian Engine Postponed
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Nanofur for oil spill cleanup

Battery you can swallow could enable future ingestible medical devices

Scientists develop nanofur material to soak up oil

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Russia's Ray Guns: The Military Capability of Moscow's Secret Laser Weapons


Seoul Confirms Russian Carrier Rocket to Put Korean Satellite Into Orbit in 2020


Russia to Launch Angara-1.2 Rocket With Korean Satellite KOMPSAT-6 in 2020


Iran, Roscosmos Discuss Price of Remote-Sensing Satellite Construction, Launch


Hot 'new' material found to exist in nature


Turbulence brings together Germany, Ukraine, and Russia


Russia Plans to Use Atmospheric Satellite 'Sova' to Develop North, Siberia


Russia's First Solar-Powered Satellite Completes Test Flight


China Mulls Ramping Up Its Missile Defense With Russia


Russia's 'New Efficient Solutions' to Counter Washington's Upgraded B61-12 Nuke

Scientists find a way of acquiring graphene-like films from salts to boost nanoelectronics

US Air Force to Introduce Space Based Surveillance System in 2021

Russia's Advanced New Surveillance Satellites to Keep an Eye on US Carriers

Engine burn gives Mars mission a kick

Roscosmos May Supply Components for Iranian Satellites

Russia About to Drastically Boost Its Orbital Surveillance Capabilities

Russia Postpones Launch of Proton Rocket With US Satellite Until October 10

Will Russia and China Build an SCO-Based Joint Missile Defense System

Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

Russian physicists discover a new approach for building quantum computers

The preventive destruction

One of a Kind Nuclear Power Unit to be Connected to Electrical Grid

Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard

Russia, US Discuss Lunar Station for Mars Mission

A 'matryoshka' in the interstellar medium

Russia's TVEL Makes First Batch of Fuel for New Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers

New Naval Sonar Network to Allow Russia to 'Hear' Enemy Subs Via Satellites

Faster Speeding Bullets: Russia Test-Fires Its Own Railgun

Russian and US engineers plan manned moon mission

Seven Soyuz Rockets to Be Constructed for Russian Defense Ministry in 2016

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