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December 14, 2018 8:20 AM Russia to launch military satellite IN WEEKS

RUSSIAN defence chiefs are preparing to boost their military capabilities with the launch of the new-generation Meridian satellite in the New Year. Officials said the satellite would be taken into orbit on a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the first quarter of 2019. A source said: "The spacecraft is expected to be brought to Plesetsk 6

December 1, 2018 12:08 AM Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel. Super-high definition 8K pictures offer 16 times the resolution of HD TV. However, few people currently 10

December 1, 2018 12:01 AM WE’LL GO IT ALONE! Forget EU's Galileo... UK will build its OWN space defence, vows May

BRITAIN will build its own military satellite-navigation system costing billions after clashes with Brussels. Theresa May has told EU the UK will go it alone after being blocked from helping to develop its Galileo system despite handing over £1.2 billion to create the network. Developing an alternative satellite service is expected to cost around £5 billion 12

November 25, 2018 5:08 PM Russia’s ballistic missile programme set back by YEARS after embarrassing disaster

Dock collapse hits Putin's subs RUSSIA'S fleet of ballistic missile submarines could be hit "for years to come" after a floating dock collapsed in the Barents Sea. President Vladimir Putin was already facing embarrassment when the 80,000-ton dock in Murmansk sank, damaging Russia's only aircraft carrier. Flagship, Admiral Kuznetsov was hit by a 70-ton crane 10

November 24, 2018 2:05 AM MH370 BOMBSHELL: US judge dismisses flight MH370 lawsuit saying ‘Malaysia is RESPONSIBLE'

A US JUDGE has dismissed litigation brought forward by the families of the victims of the missing flight MH370, claiming the case belongs in Malaysia not the US. The lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 100 MH370 victims sought to hold the carrier, the insurer and Boeing accountable for the disaster. However, in Washington on Wednesday night, US District 13

November 22, 2018 9:36 AM Alaska volcano ERUPTION: Red aviation warning as Veniaminof spews ash 15,000 feet in air

ACTIVITY at Veniaminof, a volcano on the Alaskan Peninsula has intensified significantly, spewing ash 15,000 feet into the air, prompting the United States Geological Survey to increase the aviation colour code warning to red, while raising the overall warning level from watch to warning, with some communities warned to brace themselves for the possibility 11

November 14, 2018 2:20 PM Russia ‘blocked crucial transmissions during NATO exercise’ in Europe

RUSSIAN hackers jammed vital satellite transmissions in a bid to disrupt extensive NATO wargames in Northern Europe, according to security officials from Finland and Norway. The Finnish region of Lapland and northern parts of Norway close to the Russian border were affected by the blackouts with the Norwegian regional airline Widerøe confirming its pilots 15

October 24, 2018 1:43 AM Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico

Hurricane Willa, a storm described by forecasters as "life-threatening" and "potentially catastrophic", has made landfall in western Mexico. Currently a category three storm, it has maximum winds of 195km/h (120mph) and is causing "an extremely dangerous storm surge". Earlier this month areas of the US were devastated by Hurricane Michael, which left at least 13

October 22, 2018 6:41 PM Hurricane Willa: Where is Hurricane right now? What time will Willa make landfall?

HURRICANE Willa will bring torrential rain and powerful winds to Mexico as it has strengthened into a Category 5 storm. But where is Hurricane Willa right now and what time will Hurricane Willa make landfall? Willa strengthened into a “potential catastrophic” level in the Atlantic Ocean this afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) 17

October 20, 2018 3:11 PM WW3 THREAT: Surveillance reveals SECRET Russian nuclear operations along European border

NEW surveillance footage of top-secret Russian military operations have sparked terrifying fears on the outbreak of nuclear war - with new buildup spotted on the border of Europe. Shocking satellite images have pointed to evidence of Russian nuclear build-up on the border with Europe. New footage from CNN showed Russian military bases being rapidly upgraded 21