US Bans Technology Export for Russian Spektr-UV Telescope Project

Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Nov 28, 2014

The United States is trying to block the implementation of a major international project on the creation of a satellite observatory by banning the supply of certain technology to Russia, the Izvestia newspaper reported Thursday.

“…this year, the United States introduced additional restrictions on the supply of high-tech products to Russia and this has affected our contract,” Boris Shusto —> Read More Here

Star Trek-like invisible shield found thousands of miles above Earth

Boulder CO (SPX) Nov 28, 2014

A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered an invisible shield some 7,200 miles above Earth that blocks so-called “killer electrons,” which whip around the planet at near-light speed and have been known to threaten astronauts, fry satellites and degrade space systems during intense solar storms.

The barrier to the particle motion was discovered in the Van Allen radiati —> Read More Here

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