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‘Doomsday sputnik’: Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

‘Doomsday sputnik’: Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

After years of delay, Russia plans to deploy this year the first satellite of its new constellation replacing the space component of the early warning system, Russian media reported. It will also double as an emergency communication satellite. The satellite […]


Russia’s Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russia’s Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russia’s new Angara launch vehicle will not be used as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, reports ITAR-TASS. “This will not be done. This is a space […]


3D Google smartphones to help NASA robots navigate in space

3D Google smartphones to help NASA robots navigate in space

NASA plans to send Google smartphones with state of the art 3D sensing technology into orbit to use them as eyes and brains for its newest sci-fi inspired machinery. The gadgets will be installed into hovering robots and boost the […]


SpaceX sues USAF, citing unfair contractor monopoly

SpaceX sues USAF, citing unfair contractor monopoly

Elon Musk, the inventor and technology billionaire who recently debuted a rocket that he hopes will travel to Mars, has filed suit against the US Air Force claiming the military currently relies on an unfair billing process that costs taxpayers […]


US may lose ‘star wars’ to Russia

US may lose ‘star wars’ to Russia

Cooperation with private firms will benefit the US space industry but cannot replace cooperation with Russia. Washington risks seeing its space projects hit hard if it abandons cooperation with Moscow, Bloomberg says. NASA has been actively promoting commercial projects to […]


Combat robots to become Russian army new recruits

Combat robots to become Russian army new recruits

Russia’s newly established military robot design lab has finally gone into operation, Oleg Bochkarev, deputy head of Russia’s governmental Military-Industrial Commission told ITAR TASS news agency. Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin was the first to have announced plans to […]


China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

The use of home-made servers in Beijing’s national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in the US-China relations, RIA Novosti reports. Chinese government institutions, including the […]


Moscow to suspend American GPS sites on Russian territory from June

Russia is going to suspend the operation of all American GPS sites on its territory, starting from June 1, said Russia’s deputy PM, Dmitry Rogozin, who is in charge of space and defense industries. “Starting June 1, we will halt […]


US sanctions against Russia’s space industry affect Europeans

US sanctions against Russia’s space industry affect Europeans

US sanctions against the Russian space industry are actually targeted against another competitor of the Americans – European companies, a source in the Russian space and rocket sector told Interfax-AVN on Wednesday. “Formally the US sanctions impede the export of […]


 
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