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Turkey to send astronauts into space

Turkey's authorities plan to send astronauts into space, and this task is planned to be realized after the country creates a national space agency, a source in the Turkish government said. The source said that currently work is …

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Trump: US need 'space force'

US President Donald Trump said his new national security strategy recognizes that space is a theater of war, and he floated the idea of creating a Space Force, a branch of the military that would operate outside of earth's …

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Progress MS-08 to be launched to ISS today

Soyuz-2.1a rocket will be launched with Progress MS-08 resupply ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today at 11:13 Moscow time, Roscosmos said in a statement. "The launch of the Progress MS-08 cargo spacecraft is scheduled for the …

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Progress MS-08 launch rescheduled for February 13

Launch of Soyuz-2.1a carrier with Progress MS-08 cargo ship was rescheduled for a reserve date of February 13, press service of the space authority, Roskosmos said on Sunday, TASS reports. "During the start, came an order for …

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Azerbaijan to launch another satellite in spring

Azerspace-2 satellite is planned to be launched into orbit in April 2018, the head of Azercosmos OJSC, Rashad Nabiyev, said at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers chaired by President Ilham Aliyev and dedicated to the …

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 Skull-shaped asteroid approaching Earth

Asteroid 2015 TB-145, reminiscent of the shape of the skull, is approaching the Earth. The closest rapprochement will occur in November 2018. Astronomers are already preparing for the next fly-by as another opportunity to collect more …

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Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS

Russia’s spacecraft Soyuz MS-07 carrying a crew of three has docked at the International Space Station in the automatic mode, Mission Control near Moscow said. "The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft has successfully docked at the ISS in …

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Descent capsule with ISS crewmembers lands in Kazakhstan

The descent capsule of the Russian Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft with three crewmembers of the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan’s steppe 147 km southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan, Russia’s Flight Control Center …

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 Second Soyuz Rocket launched from Vostochny spaceport

The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b space rocket with a Meteor-M 2.1 spacecraft and the secondary payload of 17 satellites was carried out as scheduled at 8.41 a.m. Moscow Time (5.41 a.m. GMT) today, a spokesman for the Roscosmos space corporation …

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Oleg Kotov: Kerim Kerimov is a legend of space industry

Today the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) hosted an international conference in honor of one of the founders of Soviet space program, long-term leader of Soviet cosmonautics, Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of Lenin and State …

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Russia and US to build moon's first space station

Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars. Russia's space agency Roscosmos said that a cooperation …

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Soyuz MS-04 descent module lands in Kazakhstan

The descent module of Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three people on board landed in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, the Russian Mission Control center said, TASS reports. "Landing done," a speaker of the Mission …

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Twelve spacecrafts to be launched from Baikonur

12 spacecraft,  including the Kanopus-V-IK satellite for remote sensing of the Earth, will be launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The corresponding order was given by the head of the Russian government, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. …

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