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Russian Soyuz rocket sends classified military payload to orbit

Home News Spaceflight Russia’s ministry of defense sent a classified payload into orbit on a Soyuz rocket Thursday (Sept. 9), according to state media outlet TASS.The spacecraft lifted off Thursday (Sept. 9) at 3:59 p.m. EDT (1959 GMT or 10:59 p.m. local time in Moscow) from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia, a Russian-language TASS…

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Best App to Learn Russian For Effective And Quick Learning In 2021

Do you want to learn Russian? It is an essential language for understanding Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Learning this language will help you with your career, travel, and other opportunities.With so many apps available on the market today, it can be difficult to find one that meets all of your needs and…

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How to watch two Russian cosmonauts spacewalk outside the ISS this week

This Thursday, September 9, two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station (ISS) to continue preparing the newly arrived Nauka module for science operations. You can watch along at home as they step out of the station and work on the new module, hooking it up to existing systems so it can be…

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Russian startup tests technology that filters SpaceX Starlink passes from astronomical observations

Home News Skywatching Stealth Transit’s system detects approaching satellites and uses an active shutter to interrupt exposure to protect astronomical observations from unwanted effects of the passing satellites. (Image credit: Stealth Transit) A Russian startup is testing a technology that filters out disruptive passes of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites from astronomical observations.Developed by St. Petersbourg, Russia-based…

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Russian rocket launches 34 new UK satellites

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A Russian Soyuz rocket has blasted into space carrying 34 new satellites from British operator Oneweb, which aims to provide broadband internet everywhere in the world. The rocket operated by Europe’s Arianespace took off successfully at 2213 GMT Saturday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Roscosmos space agency said in…

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Russian space officials try to blame NASA astronaut for Soyuz air leak in 2018: report

Home News A closeup image of the suspected drill hole that astronauts discovered in the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft in 2018. (Image credit: NASA)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s head of human spaceflight says the agency stands behind its astronauts following claims that a U.S. crewmember at the International Space Station sabotaged a Russian Soyuz spacecraft in…

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Russian woman who stormed out of wedding feared dead in bear attack

August 11, 2021 | 11:41pm | Updated August 12, 2021 | 12:35am Enlarge Image Yana Balobanova may have been eaten by bears after leaving a wedding, according to officials. EAST2WEST NEWS A Russian woman stormed off from a wedding only to be eaten alive by a pack of bears, officials fear. Yana Balobanova, 24, made…

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Russian Module Briefly Destabilized ISS and More Boeing Starliner Delays

Last Thursday, the Russian Multipurpose Laboratory Module (MLM) called Nauka had unplanned firing of MLM thrusters that caused the station to move out of orientation. NASA ground teams regained attitude control and the motion of the space station is stable. The crew was never and is not in any danger, and flight controllers in Mission…

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Russian Oligarchs Are Bludgeoning Western Media With Their Wealth

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been one of the most consequential world figures of the past two decades, and yet it wasn’t until last year that an English-language writer delivered a definitive account of his rise. Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took On the West, by Reuters correspondent Catherine Belton,…

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Russian Subway Dogs (PSV)

by Adam Cartwright , posted 9 hours ago / 2,002 ViewsIn my last seven years of reviewing Vita games I’ve played some truly unique gaming concepts. I’ve invaded college dorm rooms as inquisitive aliens, checked passports at the border of a Soviet-inspired state, rolled up giant balls of stuff as the Prince of the Cosmos,…