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Hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile to be ready by 2017

Jointly developed with collaboration of Russia and India, the first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile, having Mach 5-Mach 7 speed capabilities, will be ready for flight testing in 2017, as per an official source saying. “I think we will need about five years to develop the first fully-functional prototype(of the hypersonic missile. [...]

Three-man Soyuz crew lefts for space station

Russia’s first manned spaceship Soyuz carrying two Russians and one American blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) today. NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba, Russians Gennady Padalka and Gennady Padalka, started their space journey by launching the Soyuz TMA-04M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to source.

Russia introduces Space Plan beyond 2030

As per recent announcement, Roscosmos, Russian space agency planned to send a man to the moon by 2030, currently developing a “prospective manned transportation system” to be sent to the moon. Before finalizing its manned mission to moon, Moscow has set different space exploration activities- 2015, 2020, 2030 as the footpath for mission.

India successfully test fires Brahmos cruise missile

Brahmos supersonic cruise missile, a joint project of India and Russia, performed successful its trial test today by Indian Army. The missile having air launch range of up to 290 km with 200 to 300 kg carrying warhead capacity was test fired with two regiments of the Army at Chandipur off Odisha coast as part [...]

Russian court dismisses Bhagvad Gita ban

Applauding Russian court’s verdict to dismiss a petition of State prosecutors in the Siberian city of Tomsk against publication of a translated version of Bhagvad Gita, the followers across the world appreciated this. They identified the Holy Scripture as “extremist” with the words that were of extreme views, full of hatred and insult to non-believers [...]

Heavy protest in Russia over Putin’s Presidential Election

More than a dozen people has arrested by Moscow police on Saturday in charge of protesting against Vladimir Putin who has won the earlier Russian’s presidential election by margin. The crowd of more than 20,000 protesters came in opposition on a central Moscow avenue Saturday while the victory of Vladimir Putin’s presidential election announced. The [...]