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Russia to pull out of International Space Station in 2025

Russia’s decision to abandon the ISS within four years also comes as Moscow looks instead to China as a partner for its future space ambitions. Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, said abandoning its section of the …

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Construction of Russian space station will not interfere with  Moscow-Beijing space cooperation between

Russia will withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) after reaching its planned lifespan in 2024 and is working on a new station to replace it, Russian media reported on Sunday. Chinese observers said that Russia's decision to build its own space station is consistent with its self-reliant principle of developing the aerospace industry but it will not overlook the option to cooperate on China's upcoming space station, as the craft might be the only operational station in orbit that will be open to foreign partners following the retirement of the ISS

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NASA explains mystery rainbow on Mars

A "rainbow" pictured on Mars is simply a lens flare, NASA has revealed. The NASA Perseverance Mars Rover account tweeted a photo on Tuesday which appeared to show a rainbow on Mars. It was …

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US may send a native Azerbaijani to the Moon

One of the candidates for a flight to the Moon became known in the US - a native of Azerbaijan, US Air Force officer Alekber (Allen) Tarlan oglu Mirgadirov. It is known that Allen Mirgadirov is 42 years old, he was born …

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Russia has begun spaceplane project

Russia is developing a reusable spaceplane, a subsidiary of the Kalashnikov conglomerate, in Russia’s first such project since the late Soviet Union’s ill-fated Buran space shuttle. A full-size model of the plane was …

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Russia and U.S. hold consultation on space security

Russian-U.S. consultations on space security were held on Tuesday in a videoconference format, the Russian foreign ministry said. "The sides exchanged views on a wide spectrum of problems of security of space activities and …

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SpaceX delays Falcon 9 launch of Starlink satellites

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has delayed the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with 60 Starlink satellites by a day. "Auto-abort at T-1:24 ahead of tonight’s Falcon 9 launch of Starlink; next launch opportunity is tomorrow, …

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Turkey to develop hybrid rocket tech for moon mission

An Istanbul-based space technology firm is expected to develop the authentic hybrid engine technology that will enable Turkey to successfully achieve its mission to the moon, Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank said. …

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