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A new interview with Yuri Borisov, the head of Roscosmos, contains many very unexpected and unusual theses. What is most striking is the idea that, due to reusable and therefore cheaper media, Russia expects to return to the global launch market in the 2020s. Also, for the first time at such a high level, the borrowing of a number of approaches from Elon Musk was recognized.
Colonel Khodarenok: it is important for the Russian Armed Forces to build on success before new supplies of weapons to the Armed Forces
Last week, Russian troops completed the breakthrough of the long-term, deeply layered enemy defense and stormed the city of Avdiivka, an important communications hub and a stronghold of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Why the Ukrainian military should not talk about the "alignment" of the front and how the situation will develop further - in the material of the military observer "Gazeta.En" by Mikhail Khodarenka.
On the eve of the next anniversary of the formation of the leading think tank of the Russian Armed Forces, a representative of the Red Star met with the Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Colonel–General Sergei RUDSKY, who told how this most important military management body functions in modern conditions.
"A hole in the military might of the United States." Why Biden was afraid of Russia's anti-satellite weapons
Colonel Khodarenok: US assets in space are not protected and are a profitable target
The United States has new intelligence about the Russian nuclear potential in space. Washington started talking about a serious threat to national security, and Joe Biden ordered a direct dialogue with Moscow. What was so scared in the United States and how dangerous the anti-satellite weapons of the Russian Federation are for Washington, the military observer of the Newspaper understood.En" Mikhail Khodarenok.
Advance: The United States has raised panic over new Russian nuclear weapons in space
US intelligence agencies have warned that Russia has made great progress in developing new nuclear weapons for space, Advance writes. Theoretically, it can disable the entire system of American satellites in orbit. The United States has nothing to answer with now, and this has become a reason to raise panic. But not only that.
A potential anti-satellite weapon. What threat did the United States suddenly see to itself from the Russian Federation
Washington claims that Moscow is developing some kind of anti-satellite weapon that can become a threat to national security for the United States. John Kirby, coordinator for strategic Communications at the National Security Council, gave details of American fabrications at a briefing at the White House, and Jake Sullivan, Assistant to the President for National Security, announced a closed meeting for key congressmen.
Rostec's enterprise, the Obninsk Scientific and Production Enterprise "Technologiya" named after A.G. Romashin, also contributes to the scientific glory of Obninsk, the first science city of modern Russia. Hundreds of technologies for the production of products made of glassy and composite materials for aerospace and other equipment, including the famous Buran spacecraft, were created here.
Kenneth Bowersox, head of the Manned Flight Program at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, stressed that both sides receive valuable scientific and technical data.
The US Department of Defense considers it appropriate to use SpaceX's Starship heavy transport system, which was originally developed for flights to the Moon and Mars, as a fast "deliverer" of military cargo anywhere in the world. This was told by the military at a conference on space mobility held by the Space Forces in Orlando in early February. If the carrier is ready in the near future, its first test "military flight" may take place as early as 2026.
American scientists have conducted a number of experiments on chickpea cultivation in a simulation of lunar regolith using fertilizers and arbuscular mycorrhiza. The results showed that the mixture helps the plants to bloom, however, chlorophyll deficiency was observed in all samples.
The American resource "Defense One" in Sam Skove's article "Russia is using SpaceX's Starlink satellite devices in Ukraine, sources say" ("Russia uses SpaceX's Starlink satellite devices in Ukraine, sources say") reports that the Russian armed forces, apparently, use the SpaceX Starlink satellite Internet communication service on the territory of Ukraine, which "suggests that Elon Musk's company SpaceX, famous for its help to the defenders of Ukraine, is now also helping their opponent."
"Mistakes were taken into account": Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences spoke about the future of the Russian lunar program
Lev Zeleny, Scientific director of the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the first stage of the Russian lunar program, told what lessons were learned from the failed Luna-25 mission and how Russia is going to conquer the Earth's natural satellite in the coming years.
On February 8, the Topographic Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation celebrates 212 years since its formation.
The head of the Military Topographic Department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Chief of the Topographic Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Major General Alexander Zaliznyuk, told Krasnaya Zvezda about the past, busy everyday life and prospects for the development of military geodesy and cartography.
Chang 'e samples were delivered to Earth by the Chang'e-5 mission
Chinese planetary scientists have discovered that samples of the new lunar mineral Chang'eite, delivered to Earth by the Chang 'e-5 mission, were formed in the Aristarchus crater as a result of a fairly large asteroid falling on the Moon. This was reported by the press service of the American Institute of Physics with reference to an article in the scientific journal Matter and Radiation at Extremes.
He will check the operation of the life support systems of the Gaganian spacecraft before people can go into orbit
India intends to send a humanoid robot named Vyommitra into orbit in the third quarter of 2024. Minister of State Jitendra Singh, who oversees the nuclear and space industries in the Indian government, told reporters. The robot will check the operation of the life support systems of the Gaganian spacecraft before people can go into orbit.
Rostec will present more than 100 samples at the exhibition, including combat and transport aircraft, armored vehicles, drones, precision ammunition, small arms, and other developments
Russian defense enterprises will present twice as many samples of weapons and equipment at the international exhibition World Defense Show - 2024 compared to 2022. The event will be held in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) from February 4 to 8.
Oleg Kononenko, commander of the Roscosmos cosmonaut detachment, TASS special correspondent on the International Space Station (ISS), has become the new world record holder for the total duration of space flights. Currently, the cosmonaut is on an annual expedition aboard the ISS, the flight is the fifth in his career. In an interview with TASS, Kononenko spoke about his attitude to the new achievement and the secrets of professional longevity, the main disadvantages of the ISS and his vision of a promising Russian orbital station (ROS).
Both American and Chinese developers are also working on the urgent task of laser data transmission between devices of multi-satellite communication groups.
The Franco-Italian company demonstrated the assembly process of the modules of the first private space station
After the start of the special operation and the introduction by the West of many sanctions against the Russian Federation and Russian companies, as one of the retaliatory measures, the state Corporation for Space Activities Roscosmos almost completely curtailed cooperation with the American NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA).
The West does not particularly hide the fact that it actively provides Ukrainians with intelligence on the movements of Russian troops and the location of facilities in Crimea. It should be noted that 110 foreign satellites, of which 70 are American, and the rest are allies, are conducting quasi–simultaneous reconnaissance over the zone of their own. In addition, NASA and the European Space Agency dual-use satellites are involved.