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2009-04-29 13:35:00

The follow-up spacecraft to Russia’s Soyuz capsule may be equipped with rocket thrusters that would aid in landing.

2009-02-05 19:47:27

Russia's leading spacecraft maker RSC Energia said an agreement has been reached to continue using the International Space Station until 2020. Vitaly Lopota, president of the company, said Russia, the United States, Canada, Japan and the European Space Agency have reached a verbal agreement to extend the use of the orbiter, RIA Novosti reported Thursday.

2008-09-02 12:00:29

Estonian electricity generation company Eesti Energia's head of combined energy generation division, Toomas Niinemae, has announced his intention to leave the company, effective September 15, 2008. Mr Niinemae has held various posts with different Eesti Energia-owned companies since 1999.

2008-08-22 09:01:01

MPX Energia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Energias do Brasil for the joint development of the Porto do Pecem II thermal power plant. The agreement foresees the acquisition by Energias do Brasil of a 50% stake in the project.

2008-08-21 09:01:06

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MPX Energia S.A. (Bovespa: MPXE3) informs that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Energias do Brasil S.A. for the joint development of Porto do Pecem II TPP (Pecem II).

2008-07-29 15:01:08

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central Termica Guemes today inaugurated its 100 MW General Electric LMS-100 turbogenerator, which will operate under the Energy Plus Program and required a total investment of US$65 million.

2008-07-17 15:00:56

Scottish & Southern Energy is reported to be in the process of lining up a bid for Energia. The UK energy supplier already has a small presence in Ireland, and an acquisition would be a much easier way of gaining market share than organic growth.

2008-07-01 21:00:15

MOSCOW. July 1 (Interfax-AVN) - A Russian-Ukrainian Zenit-3SL rocket with the U.S. satellite EchoStar XI will be launched in two weeks, a source with the Russian Mission Control Center told Interfax-AVN on Tuesday. "Another launch under the Sea Launch program is slated for July 17," the source said.

2007-05-29 12:00:08

In the mid-1980s, while the United States worked to develop President Reagan's "Star Wars" strategic defense initiative space-based missile defense program, the Soviet Union was secretly developing its own version.

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  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.