Space

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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60 Years in Space Since Gagarin’s “Poekhali!”

60 years ago on 12 April 1961, the first human space flight was carried out by Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet citizen. Today marks the the International Day of Human Space Flight. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. ‘Today our industry is not only celebrating the anniversary and remembering the past, we also focus on the…
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Burana Reusable Spaceplane Project Under Development

A new civilian reusable complex with an orbital aircraft, Burana, is being developed in Russia, said Olga Sokolova, General Director of the NPO Molniya Scientific and Production Enterprise,  a subsidiary of the Kalashnikov conglomerate.   Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   "Over the past year, we have made significant progress in terms of developing…
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Glavkosmos & Orbital Express to Promote Space Services in the Global Market

Glavkosmos (part of Roscosmos) and the Russian private company Orbital Express have signed an agreement on cooperation in promoting services to the global space market with the help of the Russian rocket and space technology. The document was signed on 10 March at the Glavkosmos headquarters in Moscow. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. “Glavkosmos…
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Russi & China Sign MoU on Lunar Research Cooperation

Russia's ROSCOSMOS the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed on 9 March a the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Russian Federation Regarding Cooperation for the Construction of the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Dmitry Rogozin, General Director…
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UAE Is the Fifth to Make it to Mars Successfully

The United Arab Emirates added a new historic achievement as it has become the fifth country to enter the orbit of the red planet. The United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) comes fifth after four space agencies have successfully made it to Mars: NASA, the former Soviet Union space program, the European Space Agency, and the Indian…
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Turkey’s National Space Programme Launched

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveiled on Tuesday Turkey's National Space Programme, a roadmap based on realistic and competitive goals. According to this plan, the country intends to reach the Moon and send a Turkish astronaut under this new programme. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The launch of the country's national space programme took…
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Iran’s Zoljanah Satellite Carrier Launched

Iran released on Monday a video of the launch of its Zoljanah Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV), the launch was aired on the Iranian state TV. The satellite launch vehicle has been developed by domestic experts, said the Iranian Ministry of Defence in a statement released on 1 February. The place and time of the launch were…
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Russia’s Manned Lunar Programme Coming in 2028

The Roscosmos State Corporation of Russia is holding with China, and other international partners talks on the creation of a joint Moon base. Russia's manned lunar programme is set to start in 2028 said the Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "We are consulting with all international partners, primarily…
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Chang’e-5 Probe Unfurls China’s Flag on the Moon

On 4 December,  the China National Space Administration (CNSA) released photos showing China's national flag unfurled from the Chang'e-5 probe on the moon. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. According to Xinhua News, a panoramic camera installed on the lander-ascender combination of the probe took these images. Right after taking these photos, the ascender took off…
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