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Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

Posted November 5, 2018 by Nataliya Vasilyeva

A Russian space investigation has found that sensor that was damaged during assembly forced a Russian rocket to abort its trip two minutes after it was launched, a top Russian official said Nov. 1. The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin failed shortly into the Oct. 11 flight, sending…

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Headlines – November 2, 2018

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News President Trump: Border force could grow to 15,000 troops – President Donald Trump said Oct. 31 that the number of troops he is sending to the U.S.-Mexico border could grow to as many as 15,000 active duty and National Guard personnel, putting the deployment on par with the military’s wartime operations in Afghanistan.  …

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News Briefs – November 2, 2018

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NATO, Russia expected to behave during dueling Nordic drills NATO’s secretary general said Oct. 30 he is confident the Western military alliance and Russia “will act in a respectable way” as both hold training exercises in the same area off Norway’s coast. “This is not a Cold War situation,” Jens Stoltenberg said as he attended…

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The AV Wall will be on display at the Palmdale Amphiteater Nov. 8-13.
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

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Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! As we look forward to the coming week’s Veterans Day observances here in Aerospace Valley, we take time to…

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Headlines – October 31, 2018

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News Mattis sets 30-day deadline for Yemen ceasefire – “We’ve admired this problem for long enough down there,” the defense secretary said.   Yemeni rebels unveil new missile – The Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) unveiled a guided version of its Badr-1 artillery rocket on Oct. 28, potentially giving it a weapon system that…

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News Briefs – October 31, 2018

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Mattis: Military already moving equipment to southern border U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the military has already begun delivering jersey barriers to the southern border in conjunction with plans to deploy active duty troops there as a caravan of Central Americans slowly heads across Mexico toward the United States. Mattis says details of the…

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Headlines – October 29, 2018

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News 800 active-duty troops to be sent to Mexican border – The military is preparing to send 800 more troops to the Mexican border to help the Border Patrol, as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants continues to move north.   Some F-35s grounded again for new round of inspections – The F-35…

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News Briefs – October 29, 2018

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NATO’s biggest peacetime drill kicks off, angering Moscow NATO’s biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War have started in Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country’s sovereignty after an attack by a “fictitious aggressor.” Russia, which shares a border with Norway, was briefed by NATO on the Trident Juncture 2018 drill…

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Headlines – October 26, 2018

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News Putin: Russia will target nations hosting U.S. missiles – “If they are deployed in Europe, we will naturally have to respond in kind,” Putin said at a news conference. “The European nations that would agree to that should understand that they would expose their territory to the threat of a possible retaliatory strike.”  …

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News Briefs – October 26, 2018

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U.S. stealth bomber lands in Colorado after emergency The Air Force says a Missouri-based B-2 stealth bomber landed in Colorado Springs after an unspecified emergency. A spokesman for the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Sgt. Brian Bender, says the base’s first responders responded to an emergency involving the plane at about 4:20…

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