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August 26, 2016
MOON DAILY
Space tourists eye $150mln Soyuz lunar flyby
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 23, 2016
Russia's S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia is preparing a Moon expedition on board an upgraded Soyuz spacecraft with eight space tourists interested in a trip, Energia's General Director Vladimir Solntsev said Friday. Energia has been cooperating with the US-based Space Adventures space tourism company to find potential tourists wishing to fly around the Moon. "We have a preliminary design for upgrading the Soyuz spacecraft, which was conceived with the possibility of o ... read more

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Roscosmos to spend $7.5Mln studying issues of manned lunar missions
The Russian state space corporation Roscosmos will spend 478 million rubles ($7.5 million) on studying issues of manned flights to the moon, data published on the Russian public procurement web port ... more
MOON DAILY

Lockheed Martin, NASA Ink Deal for SkyFire Infrared Lunar Discovery Satellite
Lockheed Martin has just signed a contract with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for a miniature infrared satellite to provide scientists with advanced imaging of the Moon ... more
MOON DAILY

As dry as the moon
Data sent back to the Earth by Chinese lunar probe Chang'e 3 has proved for the first time that there is no water on the moon, said a Chinese astronomer. The Chang'e 3 has gathered data on the ... more
INTERN DAILY


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US company gets historic nod to send lander to moon
US startup company Moon Express said Wednesday it had received approval from the government to send an unmanned lander to the moon next year, in a first for private industry. ... more


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China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover dies in blaze of online glory
China's troubled but beloved Jade Rabbit lunar rover has whirred its last, state media said Wednesday, after it bid humanity farewell on social media. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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Heart hazard for Apollo astronauts: study
NASA's Apollo astronauts, the only humans to have travelled beyond Earth's protective magnetosphere, die disproportionately of heart and blood vessel diseases, researchers said Thursday, blaming radiation. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Russia, US Discuss Lunar Station for Mars Mission
Russia's Roscosmos Corporation and NASA are in discussions about future of joint space missions following the conclusion of the ISS project in 2024; one proposal is to create a space base close to t ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
A new generation of cheap networked nuclear-radiation detectors

Philippines' Duterte warns China of 'reckoning'

Japan tells China to stop violating territory in East China Sea

Iranian navy in 'unsafe' intercept of US destroyer: defense official

UN chief says N.Korea missile launch 'deeply troubling'

New flexible material can make any window 'smart'

Russia to design super-heavy carrier rocket

MOON DAILY

Asteroid that formed moon's Imbrium Basin may have been protoplanet-sized
Around 3.8 billion years ago, an asteroid more than 150 miles across, roughly equal to the length of New Jersey, slammed into the Moon and created the Imbrium Basin - the right eye of the fabled Man ... more
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Russian and US engineers plan manned moon mission
Engineers in Russia and the US are completing a plan for a collaborative space program. The initiative would preserve the multinational alliance developed when the International Space Station (ISS) ... more
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Taiwan to make lunar lander for NASA moon-mining mission
Taiwan is building a $47 million lunar lander as part of the first ever moon-mining project, officials said Monday. ... more
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SSTL and Goonhilly announce partnership and a call for lunar orbit payloads
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd (GES) have announced a new partnership to go beyond Earth's orbit and provide a new model of low cost, high value, space exploration a ... more
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NASA camera catches moon 'photobombing' Earth
For only the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth. "For the ... more
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Analog DNA circuit does math in a test tube

Water shortage: The demise of the Maya civilization

Whiskers help animals sense the direction of the wind

Molecular signature shows plants are adapting to increasing CO2

The relationship between erosion and tectonics in the Himalayas

Researchers image roots in the ground

MOON DAILY

Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars
The project to create a nuclear-power transport module, intended to fly to the moon and Mars, will receive 3.81 billion rubles ($60 million) in funding in 2016-2018, according to the public procurem ... more

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