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January 25, 2015
Rogozin Says Russia Must Continue International Space Cooperation
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Jan 23, 2015
Introducing the new head of Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, Rogozin, who oversees Russia's defense and space industries, said that the creation of the Roscosmos state corporation would help developing this cooperation. Igor Komarov was appointed Wednesday the head of Roscosmos until the establishment of the corporation on the basis of the current federal agency and the United Rocket and Space Corporation. The new reforms are being introduced in response to Russian launch vehicle fai ... read more
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US Emergency Services to Depend On Russian Satellites?
Russia's GLONASS precision navigation and timing satellite system may be used in the US to locate people calling 911 from their mobile phones, the Washington Times newspaper reported. Trey For ... more

Singer Sarah Brightman in training for space tourist role
British singer Sarah Brightman has started a gruelling 72-hour survival course in a snowy Russian forest to train for her upcoming role as a space tourist, Russia's cosmonaut training centre said Friday. ... more

SES Entrusts Arianespace With SES-12
SES has announced that the company has selected Arianespace to launch the powerful new hybrid communications satellite, SES-12, on board an Ariane 5 booster from the European Space Center in Kourou, ... more
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Optic fiber for recording temps in extreme industrial environments
The system they have developed is able to measure the temperature of mechanical or cutting processes in areas where conventional techniques do not have access. In these environments, thermogra ... more


Optimizing optimization algorithms
Optimization algorithms, which try to find the minimum values of mathematical functions, are everywhere in engineering. Among other things, they're used to evaluate design tradeoffs, to assess contr ... more
Military Radar Summit 2015
Small Modular Reactors - USA - 2015
Nuclear Decommissioning Conference Europe May 2015

Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

New method to generate arbitrary optical pulses
Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a new technique to generate more powerful, more energy efficient and low-cost pulsed lasers. The technique, which was developed by ... more

Stepping Stones to NASA's Human Missions Beyond
"That's one small step for (a) man; one giant leap for mankind." When Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon, many strides came before to achieve that moment in history. The same is true fo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Anti-IS coalition talks focus on jihadist threat

Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict

New Iran-US nuclear talks this week in Switzerland

Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

Russia Ready to Supply India With Anaerobic Submarines

EU Forced to Oppose Russian Resolution on Arms Ban in Space

Journalist linked to Anonymous gets five years' prison


NASA Spinoff 2015 features space tech to make life better on Earth
NASA technologies are being used to locate underground water in some of the driest places on the Earth, build quieter and more fuel-efficient airplanes, and create shock absorbers that brace buildin ... more

The Perils of Launch Vehicle Reusability
On January 10, 2015, SpaceX launched Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission number 5, or CRS-5, on a special Falcon 9 launch vehicle. This particular vehicle included a first stage that was inte ... more

Advocates pressure US Congress to let small drones fly
Letting small drones fly for profit in US airspace would give a big lift to the development of unmanned aerial vehicles of all sizes, a Congressional committee heard Wednesday. ... more
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Russia to Test Strategic Missile Forces in Unscheduled Drills
Russia has kicked off its first unannounced drills of the year for the country's Strategic Missile Forces with over 1,200 active duty servicemen in western Siberia, Russian Defense Ministry spokesma ... more

Google aboard as Musk's SpaceX gets $1 bn in funding
The private space exploration firm SpaceX said Tuesday it had secured a $1 billion investment that could help founder Elon Musk's plan to build a satellite Internet network. ... more
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Subglacial Lakes Seen Refilling in Greenland

Doubt cast on global firestorm generated by dino-killing asteroid

Alamo Impact Crater: New Study Could Double Its Size

Scientists develop strategy to contain GMOs to the lab

What has gone wrong with the IPCC models?

Hong Kong financiers challenge China in newspaper advert

Australian boy, 4, gets 'world first' artificial pancreas


European spaceplane is "powered up" for its Feb 11 launch
Next month's flight of the light-lift Vega vehicle in Arianespace's launcher family will involve a highly unusual mission profile: a suborbital trajectory with an unmanned European spaceplane that b ... more

Upgraded Atlas ready to go wireless at next DARPA Robotics Challenge
A total of $3.5 million in prizes will now be awarded to the top three finishers in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), the final event of which will be held June 5-6, 2015, at Fairplex in Pomona, C ... more

BAE Systems support contract for Typhoon fighters extended
BAE Systems personnel will continue to help provide in-service support for the fleet of Typhoon fighters flown by Britain's Royal Air Force. ... more

USAF orders addditional Boeing rescue radios
The U.S. Air force has ordered additional rescue radios for aircrew and upgrades to the rescue systems ground station network from Boeing. ... more

Musk donates $10M to keep Artificial Intelligence friendly
American entrepreneur Elon Musk has announced that he would contribute $10 million to the Future of Life Institute (FLI) for a global research program aimed at ensuring that artificial intelligence ... more

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Russia Could Export 30 More Rocket Engines to US
Russian rocket manufacturer Energia is currently in talks with US space launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) over a contract to deliver 30 additional RD-180 rocket engines, Energia head Vlad ... more

Client Pauses Launch of Proton Rocket Carrying British Satellite
The Russian Federal Space Agency has postponed until February 1 the launch of a Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a UK-built Inmarsat satellite upon request of the client, the agency's spokesperson t ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Scientists set quantum speed limit

Oil Price Collapse Hurting Some More Than Others

Scientists 'bend' elastic waves with new metamaterials

Study yields surprising insights into the effects of wood fuel burning

Exotic, gigantic molecules fit inside each other like Russian nesting dolls

Is glass a true solid?

Protection against radiation exposure


Australia calls for MH370 recovery tenders as search goes on


Families of China stampede dead criticise compensation


World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates


China removes four officials over Shanghai stampede


Protection against radiation exposure


Self-destructive effects of magnetically-doped ferromagnetic insulators


Amplification process set to transform communications, imaging, computing


Phenomenon that fights with superconductivity universal


Artificial intelligence future wows Davos elite


China-backed Thai railway construction to begin in September

China luxury market shrank in 2014: consultancy

Graphene enables all-electrical control of energy flow from light emitters

Tech barons paint rosy future at Davos despite security fears

This robot has the mind of a worm

China's economy not headed for 'hard landing': PM

Hong Kong's Li Ka-shing buys British train firm for $3.8 bn

Training the next generation of power engineers

Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday

Can Musk's Pipe Dream to Come True

Third MUOS Satellite Launched And Responding To Commands

MUOS-3 satellite ready for launch

U.S. food headed for ISS stalled in Russian customs

A new step towards using graphene in electronic applications

BAE Systems announces new thermal weapon sight

Pope euphoria quickly fades in Philippine typhoon zone

Energia's International Work Unaffected by US Sanctions

UN saw drones before Israeli air strike on Syria

Watch SpaceX nearly land rocket on floating barge

Pope attracts world-record crowd in wet Philippines

China bank lending up in 2014 as govt seeks credit boost

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