Εμφάνιση αναρτήσεων με ετικέτα Rusia. Εμφάνιση όλων των αναρτήσεων
Εμφάνιση αναρτήσεων με ετικέτα Rusia. Εμφάνιση όλων των αναρτήσεων

Τρίτη, 18 Νοεμβρίου 2014

Rusia acuerda con Google filmar la naturaleza del Ártico

Las autoridades rusas y la compañía Google llegaron a un acuerdo para la realización de unas grabaciones en el Ártico ruso.

“Hemos acordado que probarán sus equipos en nuestros territorios árticos para filmar imágenes únicas”, dijo el ministro ruso de recursos Naturales, Serguéi Donskói.


Agregó que las grabaciones serán posteriormente publicadas en internet para que todos los turistas interesados en viajes ecológicos puedan acceder a ellas.

Además, Rusia colaborará con la revista National Geographic, a la que concederá diversos datos sobre los territorios árticos para su posterior publicación en las páginas de la publicación.
  
  http://sp.ria.ru/ecology/20141118/163134124.html

18/11/14
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Δευτέρα, 29 Σεπτεμβρίου 2014

Russia Successfully Places Satellite into Orbit

Russia's rocket Proton has managed to bring its telecommunications satellite called Beam into orbit, Russian space agency Roskosmos has announced.

Beam is expected to help GLONASS, the Russian satellite navigation system of the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces, to improve its precision.

The upgrade will make GLONASS virtually identical to the American GPS, the Russian Times wrote Sunday.


It will also improve communications with the Russian part of the International Space Station and also with launchers of other space devices.

The result of the operation was widely expected after an attempt with a similar rocket failed. - See more at: http://www.novinite.com/articles/163664
28/9/14
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Παρασκευή, 16 Μαΐου 2014

The carrier rocket Proton-M has burnt up in the dense layers of the atmosphere. - Where did fragments of Proton-M fall

The carrier rocket Proton-M, which was launched from Baikonur together with the communications satellite Express-AM4R, has burnt up in the dense layers of the atmosphere, an official of Russia's Federal Space Agency has told Itar-Tass.
"Some small fragments of the rocket could fall onto Earth. An impact area is being ascertained," the space official said. According to the data given by him, the engine of the third stage of the carrier rocket failed at an altitude of 161 km because of deviation of the Proton-M from the flight path. "There was an angle-and-bank error," he said.

According to the source, the toxic components of the rocket fuel remaining in the third stage of the Proton and the booster unit Briz-M most likely burned up in the dense layers of the atmosphere. Satellites of the Exress series have been insured for 2.5 billion roubles.

Contact was lost in the 540th second

An emergency cutout of the propulsion unit of the Proton-M carrier rocket occurred between the separation of the second and third stages, an official at Roscosmos (Russia's Federal Space Agency) has told Itar-Tass.

"Contact with the carrier rocket was lost in the 540th second after liftoff," the official specified, adding, "It is known that the nose cone did not separate from the rocket". Third-stage engines for Proton space rockets are manufactured at the Voronezh-based OAO "Khimavtomatika Design Bureau" (KBKhA) space-rocket industry enterprise.
The carrier rocket Proton-M was to deploy into orbit the highest-powered and technologically effective commsat which was intended to become a third spacecraft of the Express series launched in 2014.

Non-deployment of the satellite

The non-deployment of the communications satellite Express-AM4R into orbit was caused by an abnormal situation, Irina Zubareva, press secretary of the Roscosmos director, told Itar-Tass on Friday.
"An abnormal situation developed during the insertion in the operation of the third stage of the carrier rocket, and the spacecraft Express-AM4R was not deployed into orbit. State commission members are now busy analyzing telemetric data, seeking to find out the causes of the abnormal situation," she said.

Where did fragments of Proton-M fall 

Fragments of the carrier rocket could fall in unforeseen debris impact areas, a space industry source has told Itar-Tass. "In any case, Proton-M rocket fragments did not fall in the grounds of Baikonur, or in general in the territory of Kazakhstan. Most probably, this happened (when the rocket was) already far away, in an off-normal impact area," the source said.

"All the causes and a possible impact area are being ascertained. No information has been received from Baikonur so far, since people monitoring the Proton-M liftoff are in a bunker at the moment of liftoff proper," the source specified. He added, "The breakdown occurred during the operation of the third stage of the carrier rocket, prior to the acceleration unit's separation".
"The Proton-M carrier rocket at this moment is most likely in a non-intended orbit. The propulsion unit emergency cutout, which happened in the 540th second (of the flight) during the operation of the third stage, was not necessarily to result in its fall," a source at Russia's Federal Space Agency has told Itar-Tass.
[itar-tass.com]
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Παρασκευή, 14 Φεβρουαρίου 2014

Proton Rocket Carrying Turkish Satellite Readies for Launch (video Launch of Sirius FM-6)

MOSCOW, February 14 (RIA Novosti) – A Proton rocket carrying a Turkish satellite is scheduled to lift off early Saturday in the first launch of Russia’s largest rocket this year, the Russian space agency told RIA Novosti.
The launch from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan will be the sixth since a three-month suspension after one of the rockets exploded shortly after liftoff in July. The accident sent 600 tons of highly-toxic flaming propellants raining down on the surrounding Kazakh countryside.

The Turksat-4A, manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric of Japan, arrived at Baikonur by plane last month and was rolled out atop a Proton-M earlier this week.
The five-metric-ton telecommunications satellite will be stationed in a geosynchronous orbit through successive burns of the Russian Briz-M upper stage.
It will provide television broadcast and data services for customers in Turkey as well as in Europe, Central Asia, Africa and the Middle East, according to Turksat.

  • Moscow and Astana quarreled over the nearly $90 million cleanup bill following the July accident. Kazakhstan has repeatedly called for a reduction in launches of the rocket over concerns about the environmental impact of its highly-toxic fuel.
The Russian space agency Roscosmos said last year that the Proton is slated for retirement after 2020, following the introduction later this decade of the new Angara rocket to be launched from Russia’s Far Eastern Vostochny Cosmodrome.
Kazakh media reported earlier this week that a bilateral working group in Moscow would finalize recommendations on the frequency of launches of the Proton. A Kazakh space official said last week that there would be 10 launches of the Proton this year, down from a planned manifest of 14, without explaining the decrease.
Moscow currently leases Baikonur – the launch site of Sputnik and Yury Gagarin and the only facility capable of launching the Proton – from Kazakhstan for $115 million annually.
 http://en.ria.ru/russia/20140214/187533128/Proton-Rocket-Carrying-Turkish-Satellite-Readies-for-Launch.html
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Σάββατο, 26 Οκτωβρίου 2013

Russia’s Proton-M Rocket Puts US Satellite,Sirius FM-6, into Orbit.(video)



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MOSCOW, October 26 (RIA Novosti) - A US telecoms satellite, Sirius FM-6, was put into orbit on Saturday by Russia’s Proton-M rocket, a spokesman for the Russian space agency Roscosmos said.
“Satellite Sirius FM-6 separated from the Briz-M upper stage at the designated time,” the spokesman said.
The launch of the US satellite, which took place on October 25, was originally scheduled for October 20, but was twice delayed on the request of the US space agency NASA because a US communications station in South Africa was not working properly.


Sirius FM-6 is a high-power geostationary satellite built by Space Systems/Loral for SiriusXM, America’s largest radio broadcaster by revenue and one of the world’s largest pure-play audio entertainment companies.

The six-ton satellite, which has a service life of 15 years, “will help with the delivery of commercial-free music and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and Latin programming, traffic and weather to more than 25 million subscribers,” according to International Launch Services (ILS), the operator of Proton launches.
ria.ru
26/10/13
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Τρίτη, 2 Ιουλίου 2013

Unsuccessful launch rocket "Proton-M". Explosion of rocket Proton-M. Baikonur (VIDEO online)


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A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying three GLONASS navigation satellites crashed soon after takeoff from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome.
Immediately after takeoff, the rocket swerved to one side, tried to correct itself, but instead veered in the opposite direction. It then flew horizontally and started to come apart with its engines in full thrust.

Making a huge arch in the air, the rocket plummeted back to earth and exploded on impact close to another launch pad used for Proton commercial launches....


The crash was broadcast live across the country and fears of a possible toxic fuel leak immediately surfaced following the incident. While no such leak has been confirmed, the rocket was initially carrying over 600 tons of toxic propellants.
There have reportedly been no casualties to surroundings structures and the town of Baikonur was not affected.  

An accident board headed by Aleksandr Lopatin, deputy head of Russia’s space agency Roskosmos, has been created to investigate the crash.
 http://rt.com
2/7/13
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****Se estrella el cohete ruso Proton-M segundos después de su lanzamiento
El cohete portador ruso de clase pesada Proton, que llevaba tres satélites del sistema de navegación GLONASS, se estrelló menos de un minuto después de su lanzamiento desde el Cosmódromo de Baikonur (VIDEO YouTube)

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Παρασκευή, 26 Απριλίου 2013

Rare earth metals: will demand be in line with supply?

Russian state-owned Rostekh and ICT Group plan to invest at least one billion dollars in a joint holding that would extract and refine rare-earth metals at the Tomtor deposit in the Russian republic of Yakutia, Russian media reported on Friday.

The construction of a hydro-metallurgical plant that would process rare earth metals is due to be completed by 2018.
Rare earth metals, or rare earth elements, are a set of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table that are used in the manufacture of tablet computers and smart phones, as well as in aircraft engineering, automotive and atomic energy industry and the military sphere.
In February 2013, the Russian government approved a state program on producing rare earth elements in the country, something that was then hailed by head of Yakutia Yegor Borisov who touted ICT Group as a “strategic investor.” Borisov was echoed by Moscow-based investment expert Nikolai Sosnovsky.

"Earlier, ICT Group successfully implemented a spate of projects pertaining to the production of ferro-alloys and precious metals, Sosnovsky says, praising ICT Group’s mining expertise. As for Rostech, it represents the state because the production of rare earth elements is a strategic sector."
The past several years have seen an ever-increasing demand for rare earth metals due to the development of the economy. China presently produces more than 95 percent of the world’s rare earth metals, something that enables Beijing to restrict rare metal exports and push up prices. Nikolai Sosnovsky once again.
"China managed to consolidate practically all global production of rare earth elements, Sosnovsky says, pointing to low-cost labor and low environmental requirements in China. These factors are of great importance to the production of rare earth metals, he concludes."
Other major players react angrily to China’s monopoly on rare earth elements, with Russia, the United States, India and Brazil trying to start their own production.
Analysts say that Russia accounts for only 2 percent of production and consumption of rare earth metals. Another Moscow-based investment expert, Vasily Kuligin, says that Russia has yet to create more refining capacities.
The Russian government has repeatedly signaled its readiness to develop those innovation areas that badly need rare earth metals. Experts say, however, that if the production of rare earth elements outpaces the domestic demand for them, Russia will have to significantly increase rare earth metal exports.
In any case, the diversification of Russia’s raw material industry is of paramount importance, experts say, adding that a global demand for rare earth elements is likely to grow.
 http://english.ruvr.ru/2013_04_26/Rare-earth-metals-will-demand-be-in-line-with-supply/
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Δευτέρα, 24 Δεκεμβρίου 2012

Purchase contract and Transmission Agreement signed for Uzbek gas

Led by Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, the Gazprom delegation paid today a working visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan.

As part of the visit, Alexander Medvedev and Shokir Faizullaev, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekneftegaz signed in the presence of Rustam Azimov, First Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan a contract for the purchase of Uzbek gas by Gazprom and an Agreement for Gas Transmission via Uzbekistan over 2013 to 2015.
Moreover, the parties agreed to set up a joint working group for elaborating a new long-term Agreement of Strategic Cooperation between Gazprom and Uzbekneftegaz.

Background

The Agreement of Strategic Cooperation in the gas industry between Uzbekneftegaz and Gazprom was signed on December 17, 2002. In particular, the Agreement provides for long-term procurement of Uzbek gas between 2003 and 2012, Gazprom's participation in natural gas production projects in the Republic of Uzbekistan on the PSA terms as well as cooperation aimed at the Uzbek gas transmission infrastructure development and Central Asian gas transmission through the Republic.
In the framework of the Agreement of Strategic Cooperation, gas purchase contracts and Agreements for natural gas transmission via Uzbekistan were concluded at different times. The documents are valid through December 31 of the current year.
 .gazprom.com
24/12/12

Παρασκευή, 21 Δεκεμβρίου 2012

Τις Προοπτικές Επίλυσης των Διαφορών τους στο Φυσικό Αέριο Συζήτησαν Gazprom και Λιθουανία

Πραγματοποιήθηκε στις 20 Δεκεμβρίου, συνάντηση στο Βίλνιους μεταξύ του Αναπληρωτή Προέδρου της Διοικούσας Επιτροπής της Gazprom, Alexander Medvedev και του Yaroslav Neverovich, Υπουργού Ενέργειας της Λιθουανίας.

Τα δύο μέρη συζήτησαν όλα τα ζητήματα αναφορικά με την μεταξύ τους συνεργασία στον ενεργειακό τομέα, και ειδικότερα την κατάσταση της αγοράς φυσικού αερίου και τις πρωτοβουλίες για την επίλυση των υπαρχουσών διαφωνιών καθώς και την εφαρμογή του Τρίτου Ενεργειακού Πακέτου. Όπως συμφωνήθηκε από κοινού, οι συζητήσεις θα συνεχιστούν.


«Η Λιθουανία παραμένει μία σημαντική αγορά, στην περιοχή της Βαλτικής, για τον όμιλο Gazprom. Ειμαστε έτοιμοι για την εξεύρεση λύσεων σχετικά με τα σημαντικά προβλήματα μέσω της από κοινού προσπάθειας” δήλωσε ο Alexander Medvedev. 
.energia.gr
21/12/12 
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  • [1] Gazprom and Lithuania discuss prospects for settling energy disputes
Vilnius hosted today a working meeting between Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Jaroslav Neverovic, Energy Minister of the Republic of Lithuania.


The meeting discussed cooperation issues in the energy sector, in particular, the situation on the gas market, and prospects for cooperation between the parties in settling the disputes as well as implementation of the European Union's Third Energy Package. The parties agreed to continue the consultation process.

“For Gazprom Group Lithuania remains an important market in the Baltic region. We are ready to look for solutions in disputes through cooperative efforts,” said Alexander Medvedev.

Background

Natural gas is exported to the Republic of Lithuania under long-term agreements effective through to 2015.
Some 3.2 billion cubic meters of natural gas are expected to be supplied to Lithuania in 2012.
Lietuvos Dujos deals with gas purchase, transmission and distribution in the Republic of Lithuania as well as with Russian gas transit to the Kaliningrad Region. Gazprom holds a 37 per cent stake in the company.
http://www.gazprom.com/press/news/2012/december/article152323/
20/12/12

Πέμπτη, 13 Σεπτεμβρίου 2012

Brigadas mixtas defenderán los intereses de Rusia en el Ártico

Rusia creará brigadas mixtas formadas por militares profesionales y reclutas para defender sus intereses en el Ártico, declaró hoy el viceministro de Defensa, general Dmitri Bulgákov.
"El Estado Mayor podría dar una respuesta más precisa, pero parece que serán unas brigadas mixtas", contestó el general preguntado por periodistas.
En julio de 2011, el titular ruso de Defensa, Anatoli Serdiukov, anunció planes de crear dos brigadas para defender los intereses de Rusia en el Ártico.

Refiriéndose al lugar de su emplazamiento, Serdiukov dijo que podrían ser "Múrmansk, Arjánguelsk u otro lugar", y que sería aprovechada la experiencia de países como Finlandia, Noruega y Suecia.
Con anterioridad, el viceministro Bulgákov comunicó que ya fue diseñado un uniforme para los militares que prestarán servicio en la región ártica. La primera brigada deberá ser formada en 2015.
Rusia asimismo planea construir veinte puestos fronterizos en el Ártico, en cada uno de los cuales prestarán servicio hasta veinte militares.
.rian.ru
13/9/12
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