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November 06, 2012
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Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Nov 05, 2012
Both Yamal satellites launched earlier have successfully reached orbit, Russia's space agency Roscosmos confirmed on Saturday morning. "The separation of the Yamal-300K from the Briz-M booster went smoothly, and to schedule," a Roscosmos spokesman told RIA Novosti on Saturday, adding that the same was true of the Luch 5B relay satellite, and confirming that both had entered orbit. The Russian Proton-M launch vehicle carrying Yamal-300K telecoms satellite and Luch 5B relay satellite lifted of ... read more
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RUSSIAN SPACE

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NUKEWARS

Russia hails progress in arms reduction with US
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ENERGY TECH

Russia and China to drive the world oil market
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GPS NEWS

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS), a telecommunications arm of Russia's energy giant Gazprom, is planning to launch two Yamal class satellites by the end of 2012, the company's general designer Nikolai Se ... more
STATION NEWS

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks
Commander Suni Williams and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide configured tools they will use during a 6.5-hour spacewalk slated to begin at 8:15 a.m. Thursday. Williams and Hoshide will venture out to the ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

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Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

TECH SPACE

Space Station's Orbit Raised to Avoid Space Junk
The Russian Mission Control said the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) was raised on Thursday by one kilometer to avoid a possible collision with space junk. "The maneuver to adju ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket
Russian Aerospace Defense forces have successfully launched a short-range missile as part of the country's missile shield test, Space Forces spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin told reporters Tuesda ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
China military shuffle to preserve Hu role: analysts

Chinese ships enter disputed waters: Japan

Speculation intensifies over China's new leaders

China's painful past displayed under political shadow

China, Japan citizens back Obama for second term: poll

MISSILE DEFENSE
Trident II D5 Missile Achieves 143 Successful Test Flights

Lockheed Martin Submits Final Proposal for Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Targets

'No concrete results' in nuclear efforts with Iran: Amano

Russia hails progress in arms reduction with US

S. Korea considers extraditing Chinese man to Japan

MISSILE DEFENSE
Tiangong 1 Parked And Waiting As Shenzhou 10 Mission Prep Continues

China to launch 11 meteorological satellites by 2020

China makes progress in spaceflight research

Patience for Tiangong

China launches civilian technology satellites

MISSILE DEFENSE
China's Bo Xilai expelled from Communist Party

UN rights chief urges China to address Tibetan grievances

Toy helicopters restricted as China tightens security

China's urban-rural wealth gap narrowing: Beijing

China think-tank calls for end to one-child policy

TECH SPACE

Russian chemists land on the island of stability
Russian scientists from the Dubna research hub and their American counterparts have added two more names to the periodic table. The first experiments with superheavy elements began in the 1960s to p ... more
TECH SPACE

Russian Briz-M booster falls apart in orbit
Russia's Space Defense Forces have confirmed that the Briz-M propellant upper stage fell apart in the near-Earth orbit on October 16. Space Forces spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said Monday the ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

NUKEWARS

Russia to spend over 100 billion RUB on nuclear weapons
Russia's expenditures on nuclear weapons in 2013-2015 will amount to 101,15 billion rubles, Head of the Defence Committee of the Lower House of the Russian parliament Vladimir Komoedov said. Accordi ... more
TECH SPACE

Record space junk cloud could threaten ISS: report
The explosion of a failed Russian rocket upper stage has created a space junk cloud of 500 pieces which could threaten the International Space Station, a report said Thursday. In one of the bi ... more
STATION NEWS

New ISS Crew Confirmed
The crew for the next mission to depart for the International Space Station on Tuesday has been confirmed. Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin, as well as NASA astronaut Kevi ... more
DEEP IMPACT

Russia may build rocket to destroy Earth-threatening asteroids
Russia could start building a space rocket capable of destroying asteroids threatening the Earth, chief of rocket and space corporation Energia said Friday. "There are three large asteroids, i ... more
STATION NEWS

ISS Orbit to be Adjusted for Next Spacecraft
Specialists of the Moscow Region-based Mission Control Center will on Wednesday carry out a maneuver to readjust the orbit of the International Space Station, a spokesman for the center said. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Earth Observation Commercial Data Market Remains Strong Despite Slowdown in 2011
According to Euroconsult's latest research report Satellite-Based Earth Observation: Market Prospects to 2021,the market for commercial Earth observation (EO) data slowed significantly in 2011 with ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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GPS NEWS

Soyuz orbits two Galileo satellites for Arianespace
Arianespace's third Soyuz mission from French Guiana - and the company's seventh flight so far in 2012 with its Ariane 5 and Soyuz launchers - successfully orbited two satellites Friday for the Euro ... more
MOON DAILY

Russia to launch lunar mission in 2015
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia prepares a response to US missile defence plans
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FLOATING STEEL

Russia to Deliver Indian Carrier in Fall 2013 - Minister
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SPACEWAR
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

Packed Week Ahead for Six-Member Crew

SPACEWAR
Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

Globalstar Birds To Launch On Soyuz Next February

SpaceX Transitions to Third Commercial Crew Phase with NASA

Ariane 5s are readied in parallel for Arianespace's next heavy-lift flights

Japan Plans to Launch New Carrier Rocket in 2013

SPACEWAR
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SPACEWAR
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SPACEWAR
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China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

SPACEWAR
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Integrated Missile Defense System Test Sees Multiple Targets Engaged

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Patriot, SM-2 engage ballistic and cruise missile targets in sophisticated test scenario

SPACEWAR
Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

Russia may build rocket to destroy Earth-threatening asteroids

SPACEWAR
Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

Scientists Monitor Comet Breakup

Protoplanet Vesta: Forever young?

Dawn Sees "Young" Surface on Giant Asteroid

Dawn On Route To Ceres

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