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March 30, 2015
STATION NEWS
Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA
Moscow (AFP) March 28, 2015
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024. Russia and NASA recently agreed to keep operating and financing the ISS until 2024, but future joint space projects have remained in doubt, as relations between Russia and the US have plunged to post-Cold War lows over the Ukraine conflict. "Roscosmos together with NASA will work on the programme of a future orbit ... read more
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A Year in Space
Two humans are getting ready to say farewell to Earth for nearly 12 months. On March 27, 2015, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will launch to the International Spa ... more
SKY NIGHTLY

Astronomers Upgrade Their Cosmic Light Bulbs
The brilliant explosions of dead stars have been used for years to illuminate the far-flung reaches of our cosmos. The explosions, called Type Ia supernovae, allow astronomers to measure the distanc ... more
ROBO SPACE

Artificial hand able to respond sensitively using smart metal wires
Engineers at Saarland University have taken a leaf out of nature's book by equipping an artificial hand with muscles made from shape-memory wire. The new technology enables the fabrication of flexib ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Black hole winds pull the plug on star formation
Astronomers using ESA's Herschel space observatory have found that the winds blowing from a huge black hole are sweeping away its host galaxy's reservoir of raw star-building material. Found at the ... more


STELLAR CHEMISTRY

NASA's Hubble, Chandra Find Clues that May Help Identify Dark Matter
Using observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's New Soil Moisture Mapper Goes for a Spin
Mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, have commanded the 20-foot (6-meter) reflector antenna on NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory ... more
SPACE SCOPES

New broadband communication centre opened at NMMU
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, welcomed the launch of the new Centre for Broadband Communication at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth. The c ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

Europe resumes Galileo satnav deployment

What an Iran nuclear deal could look like

When SWU met LEU: The Iran nuclear talks jargon A-to-Z

Philippines hits back at Beijing over South China Sea

Taiwan leader backs joining China-led infrastructure bank

Wanted - Automated Lookouts for Unmanned Surface Vessels

TIME AND SPACE

Science: Theory of the strong interaction verified
The fact that the neutron is slightly more massive than the proton is the reason why atomic nuclei have exactly those properties that make our world and ultimately our existence possible. Eighty yea ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Increased Rainfall in Tropics Caused by More Frequent Big Storms
A new study based in part on NASA satellite data has shown that an increase in large, well-organized thunderstorms is behind increased rainfall in the wettest regions of the tropics. Many scientists ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Russia to Consider Training First Guatemalan Cosmonaut
Moscow will consider a request for a Guatemalan cosmonaut to be trained in Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. "We have received a request to consider whether a Guate ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries
China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defence spending as "ridiculous" on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever helicopter carrier. ... more
SPACEWAR

Japan launches replacement spy satellite
Japan on Thursday successfully launched a replacement spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, as an existing device comes to the end of its working life. ... more
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CHIP TECH

Superfast computers a step closer as a silicon chip's quantum capabilities are improved
The team demonstrated a quantum on/off switching time of about a millionth of a millionth of a second - the fastest-ever quantum switch to be achieved with silicon and over a thousand times faster t ... more
STATION NEWS

Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS for year-long mission
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three crew on board successfully docked at the International Space Station Saturday after blasting off from Kazakhstan, NASA said, launching a year-long mission on the orbiting outpost. ... more
TECH SPACE

Scuttling satellites to save space
It takes a lot of ingenuity - not to mention a massive quantity of sheer force - to get satellites into orbit. Now space engineers are applying comparable ingenuity to the challenge of getting their ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Best view yet of dusty cloud passing galactic center black hole
A supermassive black hole with a mass four million times that of the Sun lies at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy. It is orbited by a small group of bright stars and, in addition, an enigmatic dust ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Dark matter not as sticky as once thought
Astronomers using observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with each other. This means that it inte ... more

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MISSILE DEFENSE

N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russia
North Korea weighed in Thursday on the proposed deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, criticising it as a Cold War-era move to "contain" China and Russia. ... more
SKY NIGHTLY

Automation offers big solution to big data in astronomy
It's almost a rite of passage in physics and astronomy. Scientists spend years scrounging up money to build a fantastic new instrument. Then, when the long-awaited device finally approaches completi ... more
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    MISSILE NEWS

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    ROCKET SCIENCE

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