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International Space Station |  Is the West ready for a Russian withdrawal?

International Space Station | Is the West ready for a Russian withdrawal?

Russia is blowing hot and cold in space. Last Tuesday, the new big boss of Roscosmos announced during a television interview with Vladimir Putin the end of his collaboration with the International Space Station (ISS) “after 2024”. But another senior official indicated the same day, in a Russian magazine, that the country would remain a …

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James-Webb telescope, closer to the first glimmers of the Universe

James-Webb telescope, closer to the first glimmers of the Universe

400, 350, 300, 220… For the past two weeks, millions of years have passed like so many sporting results in a summer competition. Last week, works announced with fanfare the observation of a galaxy which existed only 300 million years after the big bang. Record beaten on Wednesday July 27 by an international team, including …

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Russia will leave the International Space Station "after 2024"

Russia will leave the International Space Station “after 2024”

Published on : 07/26/2022 – 15:55Modified : 07/26/2022 – 16:11 Moscow will no longer participate in missions to the International Space Station (ISS) “after 2024”, Yuri Borissov, the new boss of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, announced on Tuesday. A decision taken when Moscow lost the monopoly of space shipments in 2020 and when Russian-Western …

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