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December 16, 2014
Plans to Create Russian National Orbital Station Confirmed
Moscow (Sputnik) Dec 16, 2014
Russia's space agency Roscosmos is currently looking at plans to create a national space station that may be included in the new Federal Space Program, Roscosmos head Oleg Ostapenko said Monday. "I confirm that we are looking at this variant as a likely direction," Ostapenko said. Ostapenko added that the high-altitude station is also being considered as a base for Russia's lunar program. "There is also this variant, we are currently considering it," he said. In September, Roscosmos said it ... read more

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Russia Opens New National Defense Control Center
The creation of the National Defense Control Center began in May 2013. President Vladimir Putin has announced that the council will improve the military's central command system. From April 1 to Dec ... more
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US Bans Technology Export for Russian Spektr-UV Telescope Project
The United States is trying to block the implementation of a major international project on the creation of a satellite observatory by banning the supply of certain technology to Russia, the Izvesti ... more
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Russia postpones Proton-M launch over defect
Russia's space agency said Wednesday it was postponing the launch of a Proton-M rocket carrying a satellite in order to correct a defect, in just the latest problem to ground the rocket. ... more
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Russia studies construction of its own orbital station
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 Roscos ... more
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Rebuilding Russia's leadership role in space
Russia will regain its Soviet-era reputation of space exploration leader if the Federal Space Program for 2016-2025, which includes a flight to Mercury, plays out as planned, Lev Zeleny, director of ... more
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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
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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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US to Continue Space Cooperation With Russia After Spacecraft Crashes
The United States plans to continue cooperation with Russia in the space industry amid US spacecraft crashes, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday. "We have continued to see ... more
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Russia Ratifies Cuba Space Deal
Russia's Federation Council has ratified the intergovernmental agreement with Cuba on cooperation in exploring and using space for peaceful purposes on Wednesday. The agreement was signed on F ... more
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Russia Puts Meridian Communications Satellite Into Orbit
A Meridian communications satellite has been put into orbit by a Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, launched from Russia's Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry's spokesperson told RIA Novosti Thursda ... more
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Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Safe for Environment
Fuel that is supposed to be used for rocket launch at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Trans-Amur Territory is safe for environment, the government of the Amur Region said on its official web ... more
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Russian 'Smart' Mini-Satellites to Go Into Orbit in 2016
The first group of Russian "smart" mini-satellites should be launched into orbit in 2016, Mikhail Sonkin, the Deputy Governor of Russia's Tomsk Region, said Wednesday. "The signing of an agree ... more
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Russia launches Proton-M rocket after accident
Russia on Sunday successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a satellite into orbit in the first such launch since one of the rockets fell back to Earth soon after liftoff in May. The Pro ... more
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First Proton Carrier Rocket Installed on Launch Pad After May Accident
The carrier rocket Proton-M with the Luch spacecraft onboard has been installed on the launch pad at the Baikonur space center, Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center representative t ... more
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Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018
Russia will build a network of advanced laser-optical and radar stations in the next four years to boost its space object recognition capability, the Defense Ministry said Friday. "The new net ... more
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Russia to Boost Space Microelectronics Production
Russia will boost its production of space microelectronics, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told Rossiya-24 television Monday. Western sanctions against Russia have two main objectives, R ... more
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    Russia Plans to Launch 5 Angara Heavy Rockets Per Year by 2025
    The United Rocket and Space Corporation (URSC) is planning to start launching five Angara heavy rockets a year by 2025, according to the program of financial recovery at the Khrunichev Center, prese ... more
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    Control over Vostochny Cosmodrome Construction Handed Over to Russian Government
    Roscosmos is going to hand over the reins of the construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome to the Russian government, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. "The President s ... more
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    Chilly end for geckos sent into space by Russia
    Five geckos sent into orbit to test the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives have all died, the Russian space agency said on Monday. ... more
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    Russian official criticizes excessive use of foreign space equipment
    The decision to use foreign hardware in Russian space rocket industry was a strategic mistake which had harmed reliability of the final products, a senior Russian official in the space industry said ... more
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    Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System
    Russia intends to create a new powerful satellite communication system that will provide global coverage and communication security, Izvestia newspaper reported Thursday. The development of su ... more
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    Russia to Give 'Tough' Response to Western Sanctions Soon
    Russia will soon unveil a series of protective economic measures - including in the sensitive space industry - aimed at taking the edge off recent Western sanctions, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rog ... more
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    Russia to Draft Import Substitution Program for Space Industry
    An import substitution program for Russian space companies will be ready by the end of 2014, the head of the United Rocket and Space Corporation said Thursday. Igor Komarov told a news confere ... more
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    Soviet-Era Satellite Burns Up in Atmosphere After 34 Years of Service
    The Kosmos-1151, a Soviet-era satellite appears to have burned up upon reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, Russian Aerospace Defense Forces spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said Tuesday. " ... more
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