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Russia to suspend nuclear, rocket cooperation with America, ban US tobacco & alcohol – draft law

Russian lawmakers have drafted a bill suspending cooperation with US companies in the nuclear, missile and aircraft-building spheres, as well as introducing restrictions on imports of alcohol and tobacco produced in the US. “The bill is about alcohol and tobacco products and about ceasing or suspending international cooperation in the nuclear sphere, rocket engine building and aircraft building between Russian ...

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Musk promises 1st ‘up-and-down flight’ for SpaceX Mars rocket next year

While admitting that his timelines often turn out to be way too “optimistic,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has claimed his company will conduct the first test flight of its giant Mars rocket early next year. “We are building the first ship, the first Mars or interplanetary ship, right now,” Musk told the South by Southwest convention in Austin, Texas on ...

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Musk's 'Mars murder plot': Redditors suggest sinister intentions behind rocket payload

Elon Musk has pulled off the incredible feat of sending a car into outer space, with a dummy astronaut behind the wheel. Conspiracy theorists suggest, however, there were more sinister intentions behind the unusual payload. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launched yesterday with the roadster on board, and it didn’t take long for the Reddit rumour mill to go into overdrive with ...

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SpaceX heavy rocket takes Tesla car into orbit in test blast-off (VIDEO)

SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy space rocket has launched on its maiden flight. The rocket departed from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying a Tesla car into orbit. The launch was delayed twice due to heavy winds in the upper atmosphere, but the countdown finally began for a 3:45pm EST (2045 GMT) blastoff on Tuesday. [embedded ...

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SpaceX plans audacious triple landing after launching ‘world’s most powerful rocket’

SpaceX is all set to launch its most powerful rocket to date in the form of the Falcon Heavy – and not only that, it’s planning a high-stakes triple landing for the core components. Falcon Heavy essentially looks like three SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets strapped together. When it launches on Tuesday, Elon Musk’s brainchild project will attempt to land all ...

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Commando op underway at crash site to trace MANPAD rocket origin – Russian MP

A Syrian special forces operation is reportedly underway in the area where a Russian Su-25 jet was downed by a MANPAD rocket on Saturday. The goal is to find evidence allowing the weapon to be traced to its origin. The Russian warplane was downed by a shoulder-fired anti-aircraft rocket, according to the Russian defense ministry. Moscow is very interested in ...

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SpaceX rocket booster defies laws of gravity to survive extreme water landing (PHOTO)

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket booster defied the odds and survived a high-powered water landing on Wednesday – surprising even company founder Elon Musk. The rocket launched a GovSat-1 communications satellite for Luxembourg and satellite operator SES from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Wednesday. SpaceX had decided not to land the Falcon 9’s first stage booster on one of ...

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‘The real rocket man’: Flat-Earther to launch himself into orbit from ghost town

Flat-Earther ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes intends to finally launch himself into orbit in a homemade rocket on Saturday – right over the Route 66 ghost town of Amboy, California. An earlier attempt to launch the steam-powered rocket was thwarted at the last minute by a US federal agency, saying Hughes had no permission to use public land. READ MORE: Launch to ...

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Covfefe, Little Rocket Man and ‘stable genius’: A year of Trumpisms

The ‘fire and fury’ of US President Donald Trump has translated into many memorable phrases that have baffled, amused or infuriated observers. RT looks at the top quotes from the first year of his presidency. January 2017: ‘You are fake news’ Trump had famously sparred with the media throughout his campaign. He reserved his ire for BuzzFeed and CNN, however, ...

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