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November 21, 2014
Russia studies construction of its own orbital station
Moscow (XNA) Nov 20, 2014
Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos is studying several options of creating a brand-new Russian orbital station, which could replace the International Space Station (ISS), deputy chief of Roscosmos Denis Lyskov said Monday. "We are looking into various options, while building an orbital station as a substitute for ISS is one of them," Lyskov said without giving any further details. Earlier in the day, Moscow's Kommersant business daily reported that Russia has been designing a multi-func ... read more
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NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge
NASA has selected eight teams from middle and high schools across the country to participate in the 2014-2015 NASA Student Launch Challenge, April 7-12, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Cen ... more

China launches Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite
China sent the Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite into a scheduled orbit at 3:12 p.m. on Thursday from the Jiuquan satellite launch center. Yaogan satellites will mainly be used for scientific ... more

Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday blame government officials for slow progress in the construction of the new Vostochny space center in the Far Eastern Amur region. "Implementat ... more
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A new approach to the delivery of satellites to orbit
Celestia Aerospace starts operations in Barcelona for the development and launch of low weight satellites with an innovative approach. Its primary goal is to offer turnkey solutions, which encompass ... more


Astronauts to get 'ISSpresso' coffee machine
Ristretto or lungo? Not a question astronauts on the International Space Station normally have to contemplate, but that is about to change thanks to a new zero-gravity coffee machine being delivered this weekend. ... more
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Mutualink and C2UK Partner to Deliver Interoperable Comms
C2UK and Mutualink have announced a partnership to jointly develop the UK and Middle East markets for the Mutualink product portfolio. Mutualink offers state-of-the-art, secure, interoperable commun ... more

Eutelsat and Spacecom Create Unified Neighbourhood
Eutelsat Communications and Spacecom have announced the signature of a partnership agreement that will drive expansion of digital entertainment services at one of Africa's fastest-growing video neig ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014


An efficient method to measure residual stress in 3D printed parts
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have developed an efficient method to measure residual stress in metal parts produced by powder-bed fusion additive manufacturing. This 3D pr ... more

Holiday Season Makes Most of NASA Aeronautics Gifts
Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are falling, and the countdown is on to the busiest time of year for air travel around the nation. The industry association Airlines for America predicts 24.6 m ... more

NASA Awards NASA Balloon Operations Contract
NASA has awarded the NASA Balloon Operations Contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation of Greenbelt, Maryland for engineering and operations services to support the NASA Balloon Program. This c ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Elon Musk thinks robots could turn on us in the next five years
One couldn't be blamed for thinking Elon Musk knows something important that the public doesn't, since he's been sounding the alarm on dangerous robots recently, and now he's presented a timeline. ... more

US military looks for the elusive mothership
It's a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying "mothership" that launches smaller aircraft. ... more
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Fresh snow hits northeastern US in killer storm

Global October temperatures record high for month: US

$9.3 bn pledged to help poor nations combat global warming

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

Cut the salt: Green solutions for highway snow and ice control


DARPA-Funded Inflatable Robotics Helps Spark Idea for Silver Screen Star
The giant, balloon-like inflatable robot named Baymax in Disney's Big Hero 6 has its roots in real-world research conducted by iRobot Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University and Otherlab under DARPA ... more

GenDyn Canada contracted to connect military to WGS system
General Dynamics Canada is building a network of antenna anchor stations for the Canadian military's access to the Wideband Global Satellite system. ... more

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll
A refurbished and upgraded radar facility for air and surface surveillance has been returned to the Swedish armed forces. ... more

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight
Russian strategic bomber Tu-160 has completed its first flight after modernization, the aircraft's design bureau Tupolev said Wednesday. "On Nov. 16, 2014, the Tu-160 bomber performed the firs ... more

Marines get counter-IED training from A-T Solutions
Training to counter improvised explosive devices is to be provided to the U.S. Marine Corps Engineer School by A-T solutions. ... more
Orbital Debris Workshop - On November 18-20 - University of Maryland Joint One Radio


China expects to introduce space law around 2020
China will always abide by international space law and is making great efforts to introduce its own laws in 2020, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said on Monday. Xu Dazhe, direc ... more

Launched Russian satellites to reach 150 by 2025
Russia will increase the number of its orbital satellites to 150 by 2025, head of Russia's United Rocket Space Corporation (URSC) said Monday. "According to the federal space program's new project, ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
South Korea urged to build facility for nuclear waste by 2055

Cloaking device hides across continuous range of angles

UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials

China unveils energy strategy, targets for 2020

Two new baryon particles discovered; aligns with York prediction

Ageing Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at home

Apple, Xiaomi trade smartphone barbs in China


NASA Skunkworks Team Set to Deliver 6U CubeSat


Elbit to Supply DIRCM Systems to German A400M Aircraft


Britain's RAF receives first A400M airlifter


France to buy 12 Airbus tankers worth 3 bn euros


F-35Cs complete initial testing from aircraft carrier


Law firm forms unit for civilian UAV issues


China launches new remote sensing satellite


Boeing Stacks Two Satellites to Launch as a Pair


CubeSat Instruments to Demonstrate NASA Firsts


New sites will boost European search and rescue

European Space Agency and Airbus sign on to Orion mission

Eurofighter unveils 1.0-billion-euro radar upgrade

Northrop Grumman updating aircraft targeting system

U.S. contracts CPI Aerostructures for F-16 wing components

US can pursue 'reckless' drone flyers, panel rules

Italy faces billion euro bill for killer rainfall

Cloaking device hides across continuous range of angles

Ageing Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at home

Apple, Xiaomi trade smartphone barbs in China

Versatile bonding for lightweight components

China firm signs $12 bn deal to build Nigerian railway

Risky rewards for China's overseas investment boom

Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies

Trace amounts of radiation detected along U.S. West Coast

Uber hits brakes on talk of finding dirt on reporters

Toyota rolls out world's first mass market fuel-cell car

New York's Times Square lit up by huge digital billboard

Nokia plans comeback with 2015 tablet launch in China

ICANN chief urges wide Internet control

New technique to help produce next-generation photonic chips

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