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Russia to refit Vostochny spaceport for crewed launches

Russia will start work in early 2021 to design ground infrastructure for launching cosmonauts from the Vostochny spaceport, Deputy CEO of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos for Capital Construction Yuri Roslyak told TASS on 15 July 2020. “From January 2021, the work on its design will just begin,” the deputy …

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Roscosmos says ready to ensure safe spacewalk for tourists

Specialists of Roscosmos will take all measures to ensure a safe spacewalk for tourists and the Russian state space corporation is ready to provide these services, its head Dmitry Rogozin said in an interview with Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station. The Roscosmos chief noted that during the spacewalk a tourist will be accompanied …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Dr. Bleddyn Bowen on War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Dr. Bleddyn E. Bowen, Lecturer in International Relations, Space Policy/Warfare Expert at University of Leicester talked about his new book War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics Dr. Bleddyn E. Bowen talked about his new book War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics He also answered relevant …

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Lunapolitics: US, Russia, Japan, Canada, and European Space Agency To Hold Lunar Talks On 9 June

By John B. Sheldon The heads of the space agencies from the United States, Russia, Japan, Canada, and the European Space Agency (ESA) are scheduled to meet on 9 June 2020 via video conference in order to discuss cooperation on lunar exploration and the International Space Station (ISS). The meeting …

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Chinese And Russian Officials Criticise US And Allied Military Space Programmes

In separate media appearances last week, Russian and Chinese diplomatic and military officials have criticised US – and allied – military space programmes and ambitions. In an interview with Russian TV news channel Zvezda TV Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the United States, said that the United States and its …

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Roscosmos Chief Touts Role Of Proposed Russian Orbital Station

Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos, has said that Russia is designing a new “orbital” station where crews will build deep space probes to explore the Solar System. One concept for Russia’s orbital station seems to centre on a crewed space station in low-Earth orbit …

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Lunapolitics: Russia And China Mull Lunar Base Cooperation

By John B Sheldon Russia and China are currently in talks to pool their resources for joint lunar operations, according to several Russian and international news media sources. The two countries are believed to have created a bilateral working group to draw up plans for a shared base on the …

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Russia To Develop Space Surveillance Satellite To Monitor Space Debris As Part Of Milky Way SSA Network

The Russian state space corporation Roscosmos is to develop a low-Earth orbit (LEO) space surveillance satellite that will help monitor space debris and should be launched by 2027, according to a senior Roscosmos official in remarks to the TASS news agency on 28 May 2020. The satellite will be part …

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Russia’s Sputnix Inks Deal With Mitsui & Co To Supply Satellite Components

Sputnix, a Russian privately-owned satellite component manufacturer, has signed a memorandum with Mitsui & Co. Moscow, the Russian subsidiary of Japanese company Mitsui & Co., on 25 May 2020. The agreement allows Sputnix to manufacture and export microsatellite components as well as provide microsatellite-based services for Mitsui & Co. “Within …

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