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June 26, 2016
DRAGON SPACE
China launches new carrier rocket: state media
Beijing (AFP) June 25, 2016
China blasted off its "Long March-7" new generation carrier rocket on a successful inaugural voyage Saturday from a new launch centre, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme. The medium-sized, two-stage rocket is expected to become the main carrier for China's future space missions. It can carry up to 13.5 tonnes to low-Earth orbit - a payload one and a half times greater than those of China's existing rockets. "The more our rockets can lift, t ... read more

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MARSDAILY

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OUTER PLANETS

Pluto's Subsurface Ocean Likely Exists Today
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IRON AND ICE

Asteroid Impacts a Possible Solution to "Faint Young Sun Paradox"
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

First "Wind Nebula" Found Around a Magnetar
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Successful first observations of galactic center with GRAVITY
The GRAVITY instrument is now operating with the four 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes of ESO's Very Large Telescope, and even from early test results it is already clear that it will soon be producing wor ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts: A 3D Step Toward Standard Candles
A new way to use the most powerful explosions in the Universe to calibrate its expansion has been developed by a team of researchers (Sergey Postnikov, Xavier Hernandez from Institute of Astronomy , ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Missile test could give N. Korea ICBM by 2020: US think-tank

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Washington hopes to wrap up anti-missile deal with SKorea

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US Navy keeps electromagnetic cannon in its sights

N. Korea rejects UN rebuke, warns tensions 'uncontrollable'

Brexit a possible boon for China, say analysts

SPACEWAR

Hyten's Commander's Strategic Intent - We're All In Space Together
While Gen. John Hyten's "Commander's Strategic Intent" is meant to offer a roadmap of the future for the 22,000 airmen and 9,000 civilians of Air Force Space Command, that's hardly its limit. The Ge ... more
SPACEWAR

Russia to Publish Catalog Disclosing US Military Satellites
Russia is planning to release to public its catalog of near-Earth objects, including US military satellites, a Russian official said. Russia will publicly release its own database of Earth orbiting ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

NKorea test shows need for expanded missile defense: Pentagon chief
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OUTER PLANETS

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Active volcanoes get quiet before they erupt

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WATER WORLD

Breathing space for the Gulf Stream
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ENERGY TECH

Stanford researchers find new ways to make clean hydrogen and rechargable zinc batteries
A Stanford University research lab has developed new technologies to tackle two of the world's biggest energy challenges - clean fuel for transportation and grid-scale energy storage. The researcher ... more
TECH SPACE

Quantum calculations broaden the understanding of crystal catalysts
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CARBON WORLDS

Diamond-based resonators might become highly sensitive detectors
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ENERGY TECH

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ROBO SPACE

Robotic motion planning in real-time
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MARSDAILY

Hardware for Journey to Mars is a 'Big Catch'
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SATURN DAILY

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TECH SPACE

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EXO LIFE

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China preparing for new era of space economy

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Newborn Planet Discovered Around Young Star

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Ariane 5 delivers its heaviest commercial payload

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