Topic: Russian space programs
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday Russia should develop its own space exploration program.
"I believe this is a very important topic, even in terms of our scientific ambitions," Medvedev said. "If we do not do this, we will fall behind."
Russia is not in a position to carry out global space programs single-handedly and should team up with India and Kazakhstan, rocket scientist Boris Chertok said in January.
He said Russian space programs are grossly underfunded compared to similar projects in the United States and China.
Russian researchers are working on an unmanned spacecraft similar to the U.S. Boeing X-37 Orbital Test Vehicle, Space Troops chief Oleg Ostapenko said last month.
Russia's Khrunichev research center plans to develop a new super-heavy carrier rocket that will be used to launch piloted spacecraft to Mars.
MOSCOW, February 8 (RIA Novosti)
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- firstname.lastname@example.orgSpace programs ignite the imagination of the people06:02, 09/02/2011Space programs ignite not only the imagination of the people but of the kids especially. My job is to promote the creation of artwork from public school students.
Some of the most amazing and creative art I receive is of the Russian Space Program and its accomplishments.
Students in Russia love the space program! It captures their attention and passion like nothing else.
Space programs are also valuable for driving technology.
So I agree 100% with an increased Russian space program. Only good things can come from this.
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The Ozone Layer Can Be Recovered Artificially Using Space Technologies and Chemical Theories.
This will stand-in for natural recovery posited to occur in 50years.
Details of the Study Is Reported At:
Man may need to resort to this since effects of Climate Change and Ozone Depletion affects his and the environment.
- stephazOzone Hole Recovery18:40, 04/05/2011Depleted parts of the Ozone Layer can be repaired artificially by injecting oxygen gas through aircraft to the ozone layer to join in combination and dissociation reactions in the stratosphere. A detailed report of this is available at:
This research is extremely important for man and the environment since in-50 years natural repair may not do for today combinational effects of ozone depletion and climate change.
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