Space Industry

MOSCOW | Russian opposition leader Navalny free after 50 days in jail

MOSCOW— Kremlin opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from jail after serving 50 days on two consecutive sentences for organizing unsanctioned protests. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent foe, had been sentenced to 30 days for organizing a protest in August, but upon release was immediately arrested and then sentenced to another 20 days … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian opposition leader Navalny free after 50 days in jail

China plans to land probes on far side of moon, Mars by 2020

BEIJING (AP)(STL.News) — China vowed Tuesday to speed up the development of its space industry as it set out its plans to become the first country to soft land a probe on the far side of the moon, by around 2018, and launch its first Mars probe by 2020. “To explore the vast cosmos, develop … Continue reading China plans to land probes on far side of moon, Mars by 2020