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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 […]


China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to cooperate in developing navigation satellite systems. The document was signed on Monday by the China Satellite Navigation Office and Russian Federal Space Agency on the sidelines of the on-going […]


Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


Proton Rocket Failure Probe Finds No Evidence of Deliberate Misconduct

Proton Rocket Failure Probe Finds No Evidence of Deliberate Misconduct

The interdepartmental state commission investigating the recent Proton-M carrier rocket launch failure has so far found no evidence supporting the theory that it was caused by deliberate misconduct, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said Thursday. “The human factor version, including the […]


Fully qualified Flash Memory optimizes Satellite Data Storage

Fully qualified Flash Memory optimizes Satellite Data Storage

The flash memory Solid-State Recorder (SSR) products of Airbus Defense and Space have passed all NASA space qualification test requirements successfully. In addition, the company’s flash-based SSR has exceeded 20 months of operation in orbit onboard SPOT 6, the first […]


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 […]


Russian Proton rocket carrying advanced satellite crashes

Russian Proton rocket carrying advanced satellite crashes

A Russian Proton rocket with an advanced satellite on board crashed outside of Kazakhstan’s territory after lift-off, RIA Novosti cited a source as saying. There are so far no reports of damage or casualties. The rocket could have crashed over […]


Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel’s Defense Ministry has successfully launched Ofek 10, a next-generation satellite that will provide highly-targeted surveillance of specific locations – such as Iran’s nuclear sites. “We continue to increase the vast qualitative and technological advantage over our neighbors,” said Defense […]


Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua

Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua

Russian lawmakers have endorsed draft legislation to allow the country to set up a satellite navigation monitoring system in Nicaragua, a Cabinet committee said Tuesday. “The agreement is aimed at creating an organizational and legal framework for mutually beneficial partnership […]


 
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