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Russian launch goes awry; 19 satellites lost

Russia’s Meteor-M 2-1 weather satellite and 18 nanosatellites went missing today after their launch aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far East. Among the lost spacecraft were 10 satellites that were supposed to be put … Continue reading

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Russia makes late cargo delivery to space station

Almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies were delivered to the International Space Station today aboard a robotic Russian Progress cargo spaceship. The spacecraft was launched on Saturday from Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, two days after an initial countdown was … Continue reading

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Russia joins NASA to look into Deep Space Gateway

The space station band is getting back together again: Russia and NASA today signed a joint statement voicing support for a Deep Space Gateway in lunar orbit that’s designed to serve as a jumping-off point for beyond-Earth exploration. To be … Continue reading

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Boeing is in the middle of NASA-Russia deal

NASA is considering a convoluted arrangement to reserve five more seats on Russian Soyuz capsules heading to and from the International Space Station, with the Boeing Co. as the middleman. The plan to reserve more trips to orbit would give … Continue reading

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Trump says he’ll beef up ‘hacking defense’

President-elect Donald Trump says he’ll turn to the tech industry leaders he met with last month to help his administration come up with better measures to guard against hackers in Russia and elsewhere. During today’s first formal news conference since … Continue reading

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Cyber sleuths lay out details of Russian hacking

Two groups of Russian hackers used a blend of spearphishing, booby-trapped websites and remote-access malware to worm their way into the Democratic National Committee’s computers and hurt the party’s prospects in last month’s presidential election, experts from the FBI and … Continue reading

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Russian cargo shipment lost in space

A robotic Russian Progress spaceship and its cargo were lost today, minutes after its launch to the International Space Station from Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome. Russia’s Roscosmos space agency reported the failure of the mission’s Soyuz rocket and the fiery re-entry of … Continue reading

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