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Turkey plans to launch two satellites in two years

Ankara will launch two satellites in the next two years, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said. According to him, Turkey will launch Turksat 5A satellite in the third quarter of 2020, and the first indigenous …

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Russia to carry out about 50 space launches in 2020

In 2020, the state-owned corporation Roscosmos plans to carry out about 50 space launches. This year, Russia conducted 25 space launches: 13 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, 8 from Plesetsk, one from Vostochny and three from Kourou. …

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U.S. bracing for space war with China - Bloomberg

The U.S. intelligence community is updating its assessment of space warfare capabilities of Russia and China. Air Force General John Hyten requested the National Intelligence Estimate before he left his prior command at …

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Ilham Aliyev receives chairman of Azercosmos

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received Chairman of Azercosmos Open Joint Stock Company Rashad Nabiyev yesterday. Earlier, it was reported that Baku got the right to host the International …

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First person to spacewalk Alexei Leonov passes away

Legendary cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first person ever to spacewalk, passed away at the age of 85 in Moscow. The memorial service and the funeral are expected to take place on October 15, at the Federal Military …

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Proton-M to be launched from Baikonur on October 9

On October 9, the Proton-M launch vehicle, installed on the launch site at the Baikonur cosmodrome, will deliever the Eutelsat 5 West B and Mission Extension Vehicle-1 telecommunications satellites into the orbit, Roscosmos reports. …

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Iran considers space exploration

Despite the US sanctions, Iran plans to send its first astronaut into space with the help of other countries, Iranian Information and Communication Technology Minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi said today, the Iranian news …

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Nazarbayev’s Start to send Russian Soyuz into space

The space-rocket complex for launching promising medium and light heavy carrier rockets Soyuz-6 and Soyuz-5 from Baikonur will be named in honor of the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev,  Roskosmos reports. The …

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U.S. sanctions Iran's space program

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran’s civilian space agency and two research organizations yesterday, saying they were being used to advance Tehran’s ballistic missile program. The U.S. Treasury sanctions …

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Trump launches U.S. Space Command

U.S. President Donald Trump launched a new Pentagon command dedicated to space warfare. The U.S. president hosted a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden yesterday for the creation of space command within the …

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Iran's satellite launch fails due to technical issues

An Iranian rocket exploded on its launch pad at Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran before its scheduled launch, an Iranian official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The launch was due to have taken place despite U.S. …

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