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Mysterious 'Fireball' Was Actually Russian Spy Satellite, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.21.2014 | Science

A mysterious fireball that was spotted moving across the night sky and breaking apart above the Rocky Mountains earlier this month left observers tota...

Tragic End For Sex Gecko Space Experiment

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.02.2014 | Science

Five brave geckos sent to space for zero-gravity sex experiments have died, Russian officials announced. On Monday, the descent module containing t...

Sex Geckos Circle The Earth In Out-Of-Control Russian Satellite

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.25.2014 | Science

Next time you look up at the sky and spot a passing satellite, consider this: It just might be an out-of-control Russian spacecraft loaded with sexual...

With Ecuador's Only Satellite Hit by Russian Space Debris, Liability Should be Established

Wang Ting | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science
Wang Ting

Ecuador's first and only satellite collided with a Russian rocket fragment last week, reigniting the debate over the need for an international organization that would monitor space debris and find those who ignored international norms liable for costs.

MILLION-DOLLAR SCRAP METAL

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology

MOSCOW, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Russia failed to launch two multimillion-dollar satellites that were to have provided Indonesia and Russia...

Why Are There 15,000 Pieces Of Junk In Orbit?

| David Wright | Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

Early in the Space Age, little thought was given to objects left in orbit as part of satellite launches. But as the number of those objects has grown,...

Russian Spacecraft May Crash Into Atlantic

AP | Posted 01.13.2012 | Science

MOSCOW — Russia's space agency has adjusted its forecast for the crash of a failed spacecraft, saying it may shower its fragments into the south Atl...

Russia Loses Contact With Newly Launched Satellite

AP | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia lost contact with a communications satellite shortly after its launch Thursday, the government space agency said, the latest in a ser...