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January 02, 2013
LAUNCH PAD
Rokot Launch Set for January 15
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Jan 02, 2013
The launch of a Rokot carrier rocket, postponed indefinitely in early December over technical issues, is scheduled for January 15, Russian Space Forces spokesman Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said on Saturday. "A state commission resolved at a session on Friday that the launch of the light-class Rokot rocket will be held on January 15," the spokesman said. The blastoff had initially been scheduled for December 8, but was postponed to fix malfunctions in the Briz-KM booster. The failure was no ... read more
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SPACE MEDICINE

Houston, we have another problem
As if space travel was not already filled with enough dangers, now a new in the journal PLOS ONE shows that cosmic radiation could accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease. "Galactic cosmic radia ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

China's Chengdu aiming to be world's next Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurs in China's southwest are dreaming of turning the city of Chengdu into the world's next Silicon Valley as the government encourages more investment outside the booming coastal regions. ... more
EXO WORLDS

ALMA Sheds Light on Planet-Forming Gas Streams
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have seen a key stage in the birth of giant planets for the first time. Vast streams of gas are flowing across a g ... more
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EXO LIFE

ASI, ISRO hold planetary science workshop
The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) in association with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) organized a planetary science workshop on Dec 27 and 28, here. Astro-biologist, cosmologi ... more


MARSDAILY

ARCA will test the parachutes for the ExoMars spacecraft
ARCA and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a 1,1 mil. $ contract for the ExoMars, High Altitude Drop Test - Balloon Flight Services Program (HADT-BFS). During the contract, ARCA will contribute ... more
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EXO LIFE

The toughest animal on Earth...and in space!
An animal that can live without water, resist extreme temperatures and strong radiation, and has survived the vacuum of space; that is a basic description of a Tardigrade. More commonly called the ' ... more
EXO WORLDS

A stray planet
Some time ago, scientists discovered that there are planets that do not rotate around any star, like the Earth rotates around the Sun, but "travel" in the universe all alone. Till now, scientists ha ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

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SPACE TRAVEL

NASA's Destination Station Exhibit Opens In Mesa, Arizona
Arizonans can get a sense of what spaceflight is like at NASA's Destination Station exhibit at the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa. The interactive exhibit reveals the inside of America's ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer's: US study
Long journeys into deep space, including a mission to Mars, could expose astronauts to levels of cosmic radiation harmful to the brain and accelerate Alzheimer's disease, said US research Monday. ... more
STATION NEWS

Expedition 34 Ready to Ring in New Year
The new Expedition 34 trio of Flight Engineers Chris Hadfield, Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn wrapped up its first full week aboard the International Space Station on Friday. They along with Comm ... more
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Explore Your Curiosity with New Rover-Themed Badge on Foursquare
NASA and the mobile application Foursquare have teamed up to help you unlock your scientific curiosity with a new rover-themed Curiosity Explorer badge. Users of the Foursquare social media platform ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Investigation into Proton Launch Anomaly Continues as Root Cause is being Evaluated
The Russian Commission, convened by Khrunichev, continues its investigation and is preparing a report concerning the root cause of the December 8th ILS Proton launch anomaly with the Yamal 402 satel ... more
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MARSDAILY

Curiosity Rover Takes Detailed Self-Portrait on Mars
A series of photos taken by NASA's Curiosity and combined into a single composite picture offer a rare, detailed glimpse of the rover patrolling the surface of Mars on a rocky terrain with its targe ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia to Launch New Light Class Carrier Rocket in 2013
The first launch of a new Russian light class carrier rocket has been scheduled for the beginning of 2013, Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces Commander Maj. Gen. Alexander Golovko said on Thursday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia upgrading booster rocket for NASA manned missions
Russia was modernizing a booster which U.S. space agency NASA would use for manned flights, a Russian rocket engine manufacturer said Wednesday. "We are adjusting the RD-180 engine for manned missio ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
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ROCKET SCIENCE
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ROCKET SCIENCE
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ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia Designs New Spaceship
Russian space rocket corporation Energia has completed the technical design of a new manned spacecraft whose flight tests are due to begin in 2017, Energia President Vitaly Lopota said on Wednesday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

China forms key lab for cryogenic propellant
China has established its first key national laboratory for space cryogenic propellant research, which will provide technological support for the country's future space missions. Established i ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Investigation into Proton Launch Anomaly Continues as Root Cause is being Evaluated
The Russian Commission, convened by Khrunichev, continues its investigation and is preparing a report concerning the root cause of the December 8th ILS Proton launch anomaly with the Yamal 402 satel ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

SKorea retrieves NKorean rocket engine debris
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MARSDAILY

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MARSDAILY

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TECH SPACE

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EXO LIFE

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MOON DAILY

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