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March 27, 2015
SPACE TRAVEL
Feud on Earth but peace in space for US and Russia
Moscow (AFP) March 26, 2015
Hundreds of kilometres below on Earth, their governments are locked in a standoff over Ukraine - but up in space, Russian cosmonauts and American astronauts are still working together side by side. The International Space Station (ISS) is one of the rare areas of US-Russian cooperation that has not been hit by the Ukraine crisis and in the latest show of commitment, the next joint mission is set to blast off from Kazakhstan on Friday. The crew will include two space veterans - American Scott K ... read more
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Russia Launches Satan Missile With S Korean Kompsat 3A Satellite
The launch was completed at 01:08 a. m. Moscow time on Thursday (22:08 GMT on Wednesday) from the Yasny launch site located in Russia's Orenburg Region, according to the spokesman. The RS-20B missil ... more
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United Launch Alliance Launches Second Mission in Less than Two Weeks
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the ninth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 2:36 pm Thursday from Space Launch Complex-37. ... more
GPS NEWS

Countdown Begins for ISRO's Navigation Satellite Launch
The countdown for the lift of an Indian rocket with the country's fourth navigation satellite as the sole passenger began at 5.49 am Thursday, the ISRO said. According to Indian Space Research ... more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Russia Plans to Boost Space Tourism at Orbital Outpost
Russia may reduce the number of cosmonauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) in order to optimize the commercial use of its ISS segment, the Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, said Tuesda ... more


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UAE Moves to Purchase Russian Spacecraft Launch Platform
The United Arab Emirates is interested in the acquisition of the international spacecraft launch platform "Sea Launch". It is a sea-based launch system that allows launches of commercial freights on ... more
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RUSSIAN SPACE

Cost of Russian Space Projects Grows by 27 percent
Russian space projects have risen in price on average by 27 percent due to the current economic situation, Yuri Koptev, a representative of the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos said Tuesday. "Al ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Soyuz ready March 27 flight to deploy two Galileo navsats
Authorization has been given for tomorrow's Arianespace Soyuz launch from French Guiana, providing the "green light" for this medium-lift mission that will further expand Europe's Galileo global nav ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

Army tests missile launch demonstrator

Japan launches replacement spy satellite

Saudi strikes Yemen rebels as Iran warns of 'dangerous step'

Taiwan protesters scuffle with police over China flight route

UK data hub will maximize benefits of Europe's EO program

N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russia

ENERGY TECH

New technology converts packing peanuts to battery components
Researchers have shown how to convert waste packing peanuts into high-performance carbon electrodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that outperform conventional graphite electrodes, represent ... more
ROBO SPACE

Snake robots learn to turn by following the lead of real sidewinders
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who develop snake-like robots have picked up a few tricks from real sidewinder rattlesnakes on how to make rapid and even sharp turns with their undulating, ... more
GPS NEWS

Galileo satellites enclosed for Friday's launch
Thousands of engineers have worked on the seventh and eighth navigation satellites of Europe's Galileo constellation in recent years, but last Friday marked the very last time the spacecraft were gl ... more
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UAV NEWS

Tern enables small ships to host their own UAVs
DARPA has awarded prime contracts for Phase 2 of Tern, a joint program between DARPA and the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR). The goal of Tern is to give forward-deployed small ships the ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia warns US against sending missile defence system to South Korea
Russia on Tuesday warned the United States against sending a ballistic missile defence system to South Korea, saying it could threaten regional security. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
A mile deep, ocean fish facing health impacts from human pollution

Global water use may outstrip supply by mid-century

Rethinking wetland restoration: Smaller wetlands more valuable than previously thought

Carbon nanotube fibers make superior links to brain

Snowflakes become square with a little help from graphene

Japan Plans 250-Mile Chain of Sea Walls to Fend Off Tsunamis

New membranes deliver clean water more efficiently

GPS NEWS

Europe poised to launch more navigation satellites
Europe is all set to launch the seventh and eighth satellites for its navigation constellation that will ultimately consist of 30 orbiters, operators said on Wednesday. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

50 years ago today, space welcomed its first sandwich
Fifty years ago, on March 23, 1965, space welcomed a sandwich - a corned beef sandwich, snuck aboard the Gemini 3 probe. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Army tests missile launch demonstrator
The tube integrity and missile stack integration of a demonstrator multi-mission launch system has been successfully verified in U.S. Army testing. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russia
North Korea weighed in Thursday on the proposed deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, criticising it as a Cold War-era move to "contain" China and Russia. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

NATO country orders tactical radios
An unidentified country belonging to NATO has ordered secure tactical radios for its military from the Harris Corporation of the United States. ... more

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AEROSPACE

Northrop Grumman delivers first shipset for Australian Growler
The first major sub-assembly for EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft for the Australian Air Force has been delivered to Boeing by Northrop Grumman. ... more
AEROSPACE

AW announces new maintenance deal for Royal Navy helicopters
AgustaWestland has won a five-year award from Britain's Ministry of Defense for maintenance support for the Royal Navy's AW101 Merlin MK3 and MK3 helicopters. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
'Goldilocks material' could change spintronics

Behind the dogmas of good old hydrodynamics

Better debugger

Can perovskites and silicon team up to boost industrial solar cell efficiencies?

New kind of 'tandem' solar cell developed

Physicists solve low-temperature magnetic mystery

Japan's NRA confirms fault line under nuclear reactor on west coast active

RUSSIAN SPACE

Cosmonaut Leonov Marks 50 Years Since Mankind's First Spacewalk

MISSILE NEWS

Canada orders missile protection system

MILTECH

Squid-inspired 'invisibility stickers' could help soldiers evade detection

UAV NEWS

DARPA, Navy contract for new UAS-ship capability

AEROSPACE

USAF releases requirements for new trainer jet

MILTECH

U.S. company Leidos to manage Britain's military logistics

AEROSPACE

Netherlands seeks billion-dollar helicopter deal

UAV NEWS

Amazon says US too late on drone rules

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DoD Works to Build Competition Into Space Launches

DRAGON SPACE

China completes second test on new carrier rocket's power system

Japan Plans 250-Mile Chain of Sea Walls to Fend Off Tsunamis

Gust of severe storms damage: insurer Swiss Re

Indonesia's Widodo supports China-led investment bank

Canada orders two crew in cockpits always, after Alps crash

China denies seeking veto power in new bank

EU slaps anti-dumping duties on China, Taiwan steel

Bank of China net profit up 8% in 2014

China approves three more free-trade zones

Cheap eurozone takeaway fuels Chinese appetites

'Made in China' tops EU list of unsafe products

Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday

3-D satellite, GPS earthquake maps isolate impacts in real time

Denmark could face nuclear attack if joins missile shield

Robot finds bodily posture may affect memory and learning

UN ask for $30mn to help cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu

Robotic materials: Changing with the world around them

India test fires Astra missile

US allows Amazon to test drones

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