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US Intelligence Rings Alarm Bells Over Alleged Russian Space Nuke

While the war in Ukraine continues to dominate headlines, a new battleground is emerging – one far above the clouds. General Stephen Whiting, head of the US Space Command, issued a stark warning: don’t underestimate Russia’s growing space capabilities. Despite…

“The Future is in the Sky”: Space’s Ax-3 Mission – A Triumph of Collaboration, Science, and Interstellar Aspirations 

In a historic moment for space exploration, Axiom Space has successfully concluded its third all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission, aptly named Axiom Mission 3 (Ax-3), stands out as the first all-European commercial astronaut mission,…

Satellite Collisions Could Cause an Economic Crisis.

Two world leading space scientists have called for the number of satellites orbiting the earth to be “urgently” policed to avoid an economic catastrophe.  Professor Anu Ojha, a director with the UK’s Space Agency, believes the risk of a collision…

EXCLUSIVE: NSN speaks with former CIA expert Nicholas Eftimiades on Beijing’s sights on the Moon and NASA’s race back

NSN discusses China’s intelligence operations and motives in space exploration with author and educator Nicholas Eftimiades, an American government official who served in the CIA, DIA, and US Department of State, best known for his work on China and national…

Russia abandons the ISS to launch its own space station

RUSSIA’S PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN announced on 26 October, plans to launch a Russian orbital station in 2027, which Moscow sees as the next development in space exploration and a challenger to the 25-year old International Space Station.

China and Russia seeking military dominance over space, experts warn

China and Russia are building an arsenal of cosmic weapons in a bid to achieve military dominance in space.

Space Wars in Djibouti

The international race to commercialize and militarize space arguably began in earnest when American astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the moon on July 20th, 1969, uttering his famous phrase, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Now,…