Russia Poses ‘Serious’ and ‘Growing’ Threats to U.S. in Space

May 21, 2020 — Voice of America News reports: “Russia continues to pose ‘serious’ and ‘growing’ threats to U.S. interests in space, according to the top military officer for space defense.

‘They’re real, they’re serious and they’re concerning,’ Gen. John Raymond, chief of the newly established U.S. Space Force and head of U.S. Space Command, told reporters Wednesday.

‘Our advantage has been diminished, and that’s why the establishment of the Space Force in the Aerospace Command is so important — to allow us to move fast with agility of effort, reducing costs to stay ahead of that growing threat,’ he added.

The realm of space is essential to everyday activities from navigation to banking. Space assets are also critical to military missions from launching missiles to collecting intelligence…”  (Jesus said: “And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;  Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.  And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.  And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh– “ Luke 21:25 – 28.   See the next two reports.)

Russia says ready to discuss Moon exploration with NASA

May 20, 2020 — MoonDaily.com reports: “Russia’s Roscosmos space corporation on Saturday expressed readiness to negotiate Moon exploration initiatives with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as such talks could boost cooperation between the two countries.

‘Ambitious projects connected with the exploration of Moon could become a significant factor of cooperation between the two countries in the troubled times’, Deputy Director General for International Cooperation Sergei Savelyev said in a statement.

Sergei Savelyev continued on by saying that NASA had invited a delegation of Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos to the United States for discussing a wide range of issues, but the invitation was subsequently cancelled under pressure from US senators.

According to a statement obtained by Sputnik, NASA had officially invited the delegation of Roscosmos to the United States for negotiations…”

Pentagon confirms developing a range of hypersonic weapons

May 19, 2020 — SpaceDaily.com reports: “On Friday, President Donald Trump announced that the US is developing a state-of-the-art hypersonic missile that he stressed should be superior to those currently created by Russia and China.

US Defence Department press secretary Jonathan Hoffman has confirmed that the Pentagon is developing a sophisticated hypersonic missile that was earlier touted by President Donald Trump.

He tweeted on Friday that the department is in the process of developing a spate of hypersonic missiles ‘to counter our adversaries’.

The statement came after Trump told reporters earlier in the day that the US is currently working on what POTUS described as a ‘super duper missile’ which he claimed is ‘17 times faster than what they have right now, when you take the fastest missile we have right now’.

According to him, the new missile’s specifications should be superior to those of the hypersonic missiles currently developed by Russia and China…”