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SpaceX Launches ‘National Security’ Missions

GPS III SV05 will launch on a Falcon 9 Block 5 using a reused booster stage, marking a first for a military satellite. On 17 June, SpaceX launched the second of five GPS III satellites after being awarded the contract to carry them into orbit. The rocket used the same booster that launched its predecessor…
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ILRS Roadmap Presented at GLEX 2021

As part of the events of the IAF Global Space Exploration Conference GLEX-2021 St. Petersburg, Russia and China presented the roadmap of the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS), a joint lunar research project. [newslist]   A joint session of the ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) was held on the…
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President of TUA: Turkey is Against the Weaponisation of Space

Turkey is committed to the peaceful use of outer space and is strongly against the weaponisation of space, this was stated by the president of the Turkish Space Agency (TUA), Serdar Hüseyin Yildirim, in an interview with the New Defence Order. Strategy journal on Tuesday. Yildirim is heading the Turkish Delegation at the Global Space…
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Rogozin: I Would Not Want to Monetise everything

Astronauts will control the implementation of the State Order, young scientists will fly to the International Space Station (ISS), and the European Union will participate in the lunar project of China and Russia. Dmitry Rogozin, Director General of the State Corporation ROSCOSMOS, said this at a press conference on the opening day of the IAF…
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The Future of Moon and Mars Exploration at GLEX 2021

16 June was intensive day at the IAF Global Space Exploration Conference – GLEX 2021. The day started with a Highlight Lecture by Xiaojun WANG, President of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT), on space transportation for future Human Mars Exploration missions, on Tianwen-1’s successful three-months Mars remote sensing mission, and on the…
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Saudi-Russian Joint Space Manned Mission

Saudi Arabia and Russia are preparing for a joint space manned mission, the Russian Government announced in a statement on Tuesday. The progress of the joint Russian-Saudi mission was discussed at the seventh meeting of the Russian-Saudi Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation. [newslist] "Speaking about the work of the two countries…
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European Robotic Arm Installed on the Nauka MLM

State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS announced today that the specialists of RSC Energia (part of ROSCOSMOS) together with the European Space Agency have completed the final installation of the European Robotic Arm (ERA) on the body of the new "Nauka" (Science) module.   [newslist]   The Russian Space agnecy assured that work on programme of factory control…
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Vostochny Cosmodrome: 5 Years Since the First Launch

On April 28, 2016 at 05:01 Moscow time, the first launch was carried out from the new Russian Vostochny cosmodrome. The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle took off successfully, the Volga launching unit delivered the Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 spacecraft to the calculated orbits. This launch showed the readiness of the Russian cosmodrome for regular operation.  …
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Russian Space Station Coming in 2025

The first module of the new Russian Space Station will be ready by 2025. This was announced by the head of State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS, Dmitry Rogozin. Prior to that, Russia announced its withdrawal from the ISS project and the creation of its own orbital complex.   Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   “The…
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UAE Announces 2 New Astronauts

The Prime Minister, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, announced the selection of two new Emirati astronauts, including the first Arab female astronaut. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid wrote on his official page on Twitter: "We announce the first Arab female astronaut,…
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