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June 13, 2017
MOON DAILY
Russian aerospace firm to cooperate with China on Lunar exploration missions



Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 13, 2017
Russia's Lavochkin Research and Production Association is ready to work with China on designing lunar exploration missions, including orbital and return ones, Sergei Lemeshevsky, the Russian company's director general, told Sputnik on Thursday. Xu Yansong, the head of the International Cooperation Department of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), said on Wednesday that China and Russia were in talks on lunar exploration cooperation, because China's Chang'e-4, Chang'e-5, Chang'e-6 missi ... read more

MOON DAILY
New NELIOTA project detects flashes from lunar impacts
Paris (ESA) Jun 12, 2017
Using a system developed under an ESA contract, the Greek NELIOTA project has begun to detect flashes of light caused by small pieces of rock striking the Moon's surface. NELIOTA is the first system ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Proton returns to flight with US satellite after 12 month hiatus
Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 09, 2017
A Russian Proton rocket with a US telecom satellite Echostar-21 was successfully launched early Thursday from the Baikonur spaceport in southern Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Russia's New 'Federation' Spacecraft to be Launched from Baikonur in 2022
St. Petersburg (Sputnik) Jun 07, 2017
Russia's next-generation Federation piloted spacecraft will depart on a maiden journey on board the future Soyuz-5 medium-class carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan in 2022, S ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Roscosmos Says Cooperation With NASA Unaffected by 'Political Outbursts'
Beijing (Sputnik) Jun 07, 2017
Sergey Krikalev stated that the cooperation between Russia's Roscosmos space corporation and NASA is going normally and successfully. Russia's Roscosmos space corporation and NASA continue suc ... more
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SPACEMART
Thomas Pesquet returns to Earth
Paris (ESA) Jun 05, 2017
ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet landed on the steppe of Kazakhstan today with Russian commander Oleg Novitsky in their Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft after six months in space. Touchdown was at 14:10 GMT after ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Russia on the Way to Adopt New Program on Development of Space Centers
St. Petersburg (Sputnik) Jun 05, 2017
The federal program for the development of Russian space launch centers for the period of 2017-2025 may be adopted as early as by September, the head of Roscosmos State Space Corporation Igor Komaro ... more
NANO TECH
Nanosized silicon heater and thermometer combined to fight cancer
Saint Petersburg, Russia (SPX) Jun 05, 2017
Russian physicists from ITMO University have found out that spherical silicon nanoparticles can be effectively heated up, and simultaneously emit light depending on their temperature. According to t ... more
SPACEMART
New Horizons for Alexander Gerst
Paris (ESA) May 30, 2017
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is returning to the International Space Station next year and has revealed his mission name and logo: Horizons. Alexander is the first of ESA's class of 2009 astr ... more
EXO WORLDS
Viable Spores, DNA Fragments Discovery at ISS Justifies Biosphere's Expansion
Moscow (Sputnik) May 30, 2017
The discovery of viable spores and DNA fragments of Earth-based microorganisms resistant to unfavorable conditions 250 miles above the Earth's surface substantiates the proposal to expand the bounda ... more
SPACEWAR
Russia's Next-Gen Military Satellite Launched Atop Soyuz-2.1b Carrier - MoD
Plesetsk, Russia (Sputnik) May 26, 2017
Russia's Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a next-generation military satellite has successfully launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. The spacecraft was ... more


Russia aims for 15 remote sensing satellites in orbit by 2020

EARLY EARTH
New species of bus-sized fossil marine reptile unearthed in Russia
Liege, Belgium (SPX) May 30, 2017
A new species of a fossil pliosaur (large predatory marine reptile from the 'age of dinosaur') has been found in Russia and profoundly change how we understand the evolution of the group, says an in ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Russia to create new Super-Heavy Class rocket after 2025
Sochi (Sputnik) May 24, 2017
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin posed the task before Roscosmos to speed up creating a super-heavy class rocket. Russian President Vla ... more
CHIP TECH
Ultrafast tunable semiconductor metamaterial created
Moscow, Russia (SPX) May 23, 2017
An international team of researchers from Moscow State University (Russia), Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque (USA), and Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena (Germany) have devised an ult ... more
SPACEWAR
US Hypersonic Aircraft Will Not Catch Russia Flat-Footed
Moscow (Sputnik) May 18, 2017
Speedy as they are, moving at about 6 kilometers a second (3.7 miles a second), the US hypersonic aircraft are still not fast enough to avoid the eagle eyes of Russia's missile attack warning system ... more



Japan clears way for first emperor abdication in over 200 years
Tokyo (AFP) June 9, 2017
Japan's parliament passed a law Friday that clears the way for its ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, in what would be the first imperial abdication in more than two centuries. The popular 83-year-old monarch shocked the country last summer when he signalled his desire to take a back seat after nearly three decades on the Chrysanthemum Throne, citing his age and health problems. The un ... more
Kiev (AFP) June 8, 2017
Ukraine MPs back NATO application push
Washington (AFP) June 9, 2017
Trump says US committed to NATO's mutual defense pledge
Washington (AFP) June 9, 2017
Pentagon praises 'very helpful' Russia in southern Syria
N Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month
Seoul (AFP) June 8, 2017
North Korea launched a volley of surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, Seoul's defence ministry said, the latest in an accelerating series of tests defying global pressure to rein in its weapons program. The launches come less than a week after the United Nations expanded sanctions against Pyongyang in response to recent ballistic missile tests. "North Korea fired ... more
Washington (AFP) June 13, 2017
Mattis warns N. Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace
United Nations, United States (AFP) June 8, 2017
UN condemns N. Korean missile launches, but no council meeting
Seoul (AFP) June 9, 2017
N. Korea coal export sinks to zero after China import ban: UN data
What China's space ambitions have to do with politics
Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 13, 2017
Experts told Sputnik they believe China's space ambitions are driven not only by the goal of space exploration itself but also by politics. Tommy Yang - China's commitment to its space exploration programs is driven by the same sense of national pride that fueled the "space race" between the Soviet Union and the United States in the 1960s, experts told Sputnik. China's space programs toppe ... more
Beijing (XNA) Jun 08, 2017
Reusable craft are in CASIC's plans
Beijing (XNA) Jun 08, 2017
China's 1st astronaut details projects for orbital station, manned lunar visit
Beijing (XNA) Jun 12, 2017
Moon or Mars - humanity's next stop
Hong Kong wealth gap hits 46-year high
Hong Kong (AFP) June 9, 2017
Hong Kong's wealth gap was on Friday revealed to be at its highest in nearly 50 years, with living conditions fuelling discontent in the city as it prepares to mark two decades under Chinese rule. Sky-high prices and the cost of living outstrip many ordinary residents' salaries in Hong Kong, with apartments becoming increasingly cramped and generations of families forced to share. In a r ... more
Taipei (AFP) June 12, 2017
Taiwan lawmakers launch support group for Hong Kong democracy
Beijing (AFP) June 9, 2017
Chinese firm tied to Communist Party critic stands trial
Shanghai (AFP) June 11, 2017
China web users take aim at property clampdown
Low cost, scalable water-splitting fuels the future hydrogen economy
University Park PA (SPX) Jun 08, 2017
The "clean-energy economy" always seems a few steps away but never quite here. Fossil fuels still power transportation, heating and cooling, and manufacturing, but a team of scientists from Penn State and Florida State University have come one step closer to inexpensive, clean hydrogen fuel with a lower cost and industrially scalable catalyst that produces pure hydrogen through a low-energy wate ... more
West Lafayette IN (SPX) Jun 06, 2017
'Instantly rechargeable' battery could change the future of electric and hybrid automobiles
Washington DC (SPX) Jun 12, 2017
Batteries from scrap metal
Beijing, China (SPX) Jun 08, 2017
Scientists develop divide and conquer approach for more stable power generation
Integrated Air and Missile Defense 2017 - Sept 27-29 - Washington DC
Airbus provides German troops with support communications at 15 sites worldwide
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jun 08, 2017
Airbus has successfully rolled out support communications to German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) troops deployed to military bases in Lithuania. Labelled "Connect-D", Airbus now supplies telephone, internet and media services to a total of 15 deployed Bundeswehr units around the world, including Mali, Iraq, Djibouti, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Cyprus and Lithuania. The launch of Connect-D at ... more
Singapore (SPX) May 30, 2017
Airbus further extends channel partner program for military satellite communications in Asia
Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017
Radio communications have surprising influence on Earth's near-space environment
Washington DC (UPI) May 15, 2017
Navy receiving data terminal sets from Leonardo DRS
BAE Systems integrates motion sensors in GXP software
Washington (UPI) Jun 6, 2017
BAE Systems is helping intelligence analysts identify intelligence threats through the use of motion sensors integrated into its Geospatial eXploitation Products line of software. The capabilities added include complex multi-tracking analytics, movement interpretation, and activity from video, radar, and other types of motion sensors that enable the tracking of people and vehicles, BAE ... more
Washington (UPI) May 30, 2017
European country orders Elbit ground intel systems
Washington (UPI) May 23, 2017
Boeing awarded $1B contract for Redesigned Kill Vehicle
Washington (UPI) May 25, 2017
Orbital ATK supplying Army with .50-caliber ammunition
InterDrone 2017 Las Vegas - Sept 6-8
New benchmark set for global electric vehicle sales
Washington (UPI) Jun 8, 2017
A goal of 30 percent new electrical vehicle sales by 2030 could help make a dent in the emissions from the transportation sector, leaders said from Beijing. A campaign steered by North American, European and Asian powers aims to drive the sale of electrical vehicles higher under plan outlined at a clean-energy conference in Beijing. Fatih Briol, the head of the International Ener ... more
San Francisco (AFP) June 8, 2017
Uber woes mount ahead of workplace probe report
Washington (UPI) Jun 7, 2017
Electric vehicle sales up, but incentives needed to drive growth
Hiroshima, Japan (SPX) Jun 08, 2017
New millimeter-wave technology could make future vehicles much safer
US isolated as allies vow accelerated action on climate change
Bologna, Italy (AFP) June 12, 2017
US allies in the G7 said Monday that action to contain devastating climate change was irreversible and could even be accelerated, despite Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris accord. A two-day meeting of environment chiefs from the Group of Seven club of industrialised democracies ended with the US again disassociating itself from a statement underlining the imp ... more
Bologna, Italy (AFP) June 11, 2017
Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet
Beijing (AFP) June 9, 2017
China rolls out green carpet for California on climate
Tel Aviv, Israel (SPX) Jun 07, 2017
Earliest human impact on geological processes took place 11,500 years ago
Pence hails new NASA astronauts as 'best of us'
Miami (AFP) June 7, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday hailed 12 new NASA astronauts as "the best of us," after they were selected from a record-breaking pool of more than 18,000 applicants. The seven men and five women who will be part of the US space program as it presses on to Mars and other deep-space destinations in the coming decades include military pilots, emergency physicians and marine biologists. ... more
Huntsville AL (SPX) Jun 07, 2017
Additional Astronaut on the Space Station Means Dozens of New Team Members on the Ground
Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 12, 2017
To Be or Not to Be: At 20 ISS Goes Strong, But for How Long
St. Petersburg (Sputnik) Jun 07, 2017
Russia's New 'Federation' Spacecraft to be Launched from Baikonur in 2022
Slovenia hideouts spill Cold War secrets
Kocevje, Slovenia (AFP) June 12, 2017
Almost three decades after the end of the Cold War, secrets from the era of espionage and power games are now resurfacing in Slovenia. In Kocevje, a forested region in the south, authorities have opened a massive 1950s bunker - complete with tunnels, narrow passages and chunky blast-resistant steel doors - to the public this month for the first time. Until recently, the existence of th ... more
Washington (AFP) June 13, 2017
Mattis 'shocked' by US military readiness
United Nations, United States (AFP) June 9, 2017
UAE boosts Libyan faction's air power: UN report
Bogota (AFP) June 9, 2017
US seeks Colombian rebel freed in peace deal
Report: Big oil could find portfolio balance with renewables
Washington (UPI) Jun 12, 2017
The world's biggest oil and gas companies could capitalize on renewable energy momentum and decrease portfolio risk, a consultant group found. Wood Mackenzie said wind and solar energy are emerging as commercial prospects that could help diversify legacy oil and gas assets in companies from Chevron to BP. "The growth opportunity in renewables cannot be ignored," Tom Ellacott, a s ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 12, 2017
Democrats aim to block Atlantic energy surveys
Washington (UPI) Jun 12, 2017
Iran prioritizes development of shared oil fields
Washington (UPI) Jun 12, 2017
Kuwaiti media: Deeper OPEC cuts may be needed
Airbus provides German troops with support communications at 15 sites worldwide
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jun 08, 2017
Airbus has successfully rolled out support communications to German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) troops deployed to military bases in Lithuania. Labelled "Connect-D", Airbus now supplies telephone, internet and media services to a total of 15 deployed Bundeswehr units around the world, including Mali, Iraq, Djibouti, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Cyprus and Lithuania. The launch of Connect-D at ... more
Singapore (SPX) May 30, 2017
Airbus further extends channel partner program for military satellite communications in Asia
Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017
Radio communications have surprising influence on Earth's near-space environment
Washington DC (UPI) May 15, 2017
Navy receiving data terminal sets from Leonardo DRS
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Seoul trapped between a rock and a THAAD place; NK tests cruise missile
Seoul (AFP) June 9, 2017
Installing a controversial US missile defence system in South Korea was never going to be easy but, caught between Beijing's opposition and American insistence, the country's new president has a strategy: delay. Seoul suspended deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system this week following a furious campaign of economic sanctions and diplomatic protests by Beijing a ... more
Seoul (AFP) June 7, 2017
S. Korea to freeze new THAAD deployment pending probe
Saint Petersburg (AFP) June 3, 2017
Russia nears deal to sell air-defence system to Turkey
Washington (UPI) May 31, 2017
U.S. firms tout missile defense test
Russia's Next-Gen Military Satellite Launched Atop Soyuz-2.1b Carrier - MoD
Plesetsk, Russia (Sputnik) May 26, 2017
Russia's Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a next-generation military satellite has successfully launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. The spacecraft was sent from pad 4 of Plesetsk's Site 43 at 06:34 GMT. "The Aerospace Forces' Space Forces combat crew successfully implemented the launch of 'Soyuz-2.1b' medium capacity carrier rocket with a next ... more
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Secretary of the Air Force's first visit emphasizes space and cyber
Washington DC (AFNS) May 24, 2017
Defense Officials Describe Priorities for Operating in Contested Space Domain
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