Sputnik International - Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, Infographicshttps://sputniknews.comSputnik is a major new media brand with modern multimedia centers in dozens of countries. Sputnik is uniquely positioned as a provider of alternative news content and as a radio broadcaster. Offering a fuller picture of the world with a truly diverse range of views, Sputnik tells the untold.enSputnik International - Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, InfographicsRussia Could Send Heavy Mining-Capable Rover to Moon After 2030 - Sourcehttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902171072497726-russia-roscosmos-minig-rover-moon/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902171072497726-russia-roscosmos-minig-rover-moon/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201902131072364430-roscosmos-cut-financing-russian-hubble-project/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201902061072162806-russia-roscosmos-moon-disputes/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902021072054415-russia-roscosmos-lunar-missions-carrier/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201901151071478929-nasa-roscosmos-bridenstine-rogozin-invitation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901131071439415-spektr-telescope-roscosmos/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201902021072070387-china-moon-Lander-first-Lunar-Night/3Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:24:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia plans to deliver a reusable cargo spacecraft, a heavy lunar rover for mining and modules for a lunar base to the Moon in 2031–2035, a source in the Russian space industry told Sputnik on Sunday.articleTechQuick As You Can: NASA Promotes Speedy Creation of New US Lunar Programhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902161072493435-nasa-promotes-speedy-creation-us-lunar/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902161072493435-nasa-promotes-speedy-creation-us-lunar/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902121072333808-nasa-second-crater-greenland/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902111072302470-nasa-russia-radiation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902091072267714-nasa-administrator-plans-send-men-moon/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902051072156321-nasa-developing-system-change-paths-dangerous-asteroids/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201902041072122721-island-pacific-erosion-survival/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072364762-nasa-winds-down-satellite-mission-study-earth-deadly-radiation-belts/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902121072332352-nasa-associate-administrator-travel-baikonur-soyuz-ms-12-launch/3Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:55:00 +0300With the stated goal to get humanity back to the lunar surface by 2028, NASA has asked the aerospace community to brainstorm ideas for landers and habitats for astronauts living and working on the moon.articleTechIs Oumuamua Asteroid Acting Like Cutting-Edge 'Light Sail' Technology?https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072468696-Oumuamua/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072468696-Oumuamua/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201902051072140476-rv9-asteroid-earth-space/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901311071988623-nasa-asteroid-earth/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901261071850462-asteroids-earth-impacts-number/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901191071618833-Lunar-Study-Reveals-Increase-Asteroid-Strikes-Earth/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902071072224558-japan-hayabua-2-probe-asteroid-ryugu/https://sputniknews.com/society/201806281065859668-space-object-comet/3Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:01:00 +0300The alleged asteroid Oumuamua has been the subject of heated debates in scientific circles for over a year now, with both alien-related and more traditional theories showing no signs of stopping.articleTechScientists Over the Moon as to Millions in Funding Boost for Gravitational Waveshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072463881-ligo-gravitational-waves-black-holes-funding/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072463881-ligo-gravitational-waves-black-holes-funding/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201902041072115897-iridium-cancer-cure-dinosaurs/https://sputniknews.com/military/201901301071972202-mysterious-space-plane-marks-500-days/https://sputniknews.com/military/201901231071745930-eu-member-states-space-forces/3Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:15:00 +0300The project that allows researchers to get updates on significant developments in outer space, will receive a cash boost of over £25 million, with funding to come from US and UK-based institutions.articleTechVery Big Brother-esque: Facebook Tracks Users "Dangerous" for the Companyhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072463029-facebook-security-threat-users/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072463029-facebook-security-threat-users/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201902141072399459-facebook-sputnik-latvia-chief-private-account/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201902051072158597-facebook-bans-ages-violent-myanmar-insurgents/https://sputniknews.com/society/201902051072126915-Facebook-Blocks-Posting-Cuban-Article-Venezuela-Spam/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201902041072120551-facebook-politics-advocate/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901261071836368-facebook-plans-integrate-messenger-whatsapp-instagram/3Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:01:00 +0300Several former employees of the social media giant came forward, revealing the "very Big Brother-esque" tactics when it comes to the security of its employees or offices.articleTechWhy AI 'Writer' Tech Scares Silicon Valley Developers Who Trained Ithttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072458985-ai-malicious-articles-news-fake/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072458985-ai-malicious-articles-news-fake/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901251071799334-google-developed-ai-beats-humans/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201902131072379908-artificial-intelligence-ai-mankind-doom-usa/3Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:39:00 +0300Alarmed by the ability of an unsupervised language system to generate deceptive, biased, or abusive content, OpenAI developers have withheld the release of a trained AI, replacing it with a smaller model for researchers to experiment.articleTechRussia Mulls Offering US Upgraded Space Vehicle for Lunar Orbit Station Supplieshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072439154-russia-roscosmos-spacecraft-upgrade-lunar-station/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072439154-russia-roscosmos-spacecraft-upgrade-lunar-station/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201902131072364430-roscosmos-cut-financing-russian-hubble-project/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201902061072162806-russia-roscosmos-moon-disputes/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902021072054415-russia-roscosmos-lunar-missions-carrier/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201901151071478929-nasa-roscosmos-bridenstine-rogozin-invitation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901131071439415-spektr-telescope-roscosmos/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902021072054415-russia-roscosmos-lunar-missions-carrier/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201805011064064929-lunar-orbital-gateway-mars/3Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:55:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is planning to offer the United States to deliver supplies to the future international lunar orbital station with the use of the modernized Progress-L cargo spacecraft, a Russian space industry source has told Sputnik.articleTechTaiwan Announces New Phase of Space Program, Hopes for Moon Missionhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072434049-Taiwan-Announces-New-Phase-Space-Program/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902151072434049-Taiwan-Announces-New-Phase-Space-Program/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072364762-nasa-winds-down-satellite-mission-study-earth-deadly-radiation-belts/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902111072304026-india-russian-technology-road-traffic/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902111072298631-russia-satellite-unknown-physical-phenomena-earth-atmosphere/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201807281066756006-taiwan-defense-budget/https://sputniknews.com/us/201901121071414664-usa-spacex-layoffs/3Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:26:00 +0300Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology has announced that the nation’s space program has reached its third phase, during which it hopes to launch 10 satellites ‒ one every 18 months ‒ one of which would orbit the moon.articleTechAquatic Apocalypse: Melting Antarctic Ice Could Plunge Today's Cities Underwaterhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072431544-apocalypse-antarctic-ice-melts-cities-earth/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072431544-apocalypse-antarctic-ice-melts-cities-earth/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902121072333808-nasa-second-crater-greenland/https://sputniknews.com/sport/201902071072223419-figure-skating-striptease-tuktamysheva-sex/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201902071072212519-russia-ice-hockey-bombshell/https://sputniknews.com/photo/201902021071991783-figure-skaters-outfits/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902121072333808-nasa-second-crater-greenland/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:31:00 +0300The scenario has been arrived at based on the comparative analysis of today’s temperatures and sea levels and those registered during the historic Eemian epoch, over 100,000 years ago.articleTechUS GQM-163A Coyotes to Be Reworked to Emulate Russian Kalibr Missileshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072430806-us-coyotes-kalibr-missiles-russia/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072430806-us-coyotes-kalibr-missiles-russia/https://sputniknews.com/us/201902141072399177-us-intensifies-sabotage-iran-missiles/https://sputniknews.com/society/201902101072282147-early-designer-barbie-us-missiles/https://sputniknews.com/us/201902071072196219-pentagon-official-no-plans-develop-missiles/https://sputniknews.com/military/201902061072188542-us-deployment-missile-nuclear/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201902121072347276-india-prithvi-missile/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:57:00 +0300The Coyote rockets are being kitted with solid-fuelled Hercules MK 70m booster rockets; they were originally created to function like Soviet MA-31 missiles for use in US naval target practice.articleTechAustrian Antitrust Authorities Launch Investigation Into Amazon – Reportshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072421060-austria-amazon-investigation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072421060-austria-amazon-investigation/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201902041072108291-alexa-indian-village-school/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201901311071995440-indian-man-dupes-amazon/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201901101071353635-jeff-bezos-divorce-twitter-reactions/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901081071311966-Amazon-Seeks-Buy-Cloud-Startup-Reports/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:50:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Austrian Federal Competition Authority started investigating the activities of US-based tech company Amazon, Kleine Zeitung newspaper reported Thursday.articleTechEU Outlaws 'Unfair Business Practices' by Google, Apple in 'First Ever' Dealhttps://sputniknews.com/business/201902141072418603-eu-regulations-google-amazon-business/https://sputniknews.com/business/201902141072418603-eu-regulations-google-amazon-business/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201901251071820884-eu-corporations-taxes/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201811051069519633-digital-tax-europe-france-germany/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:01:00 +0300The newly introduced EU regulations - banning unfair business practices by app stores, search engines, e-commerce sites and hotel booking websites - are meant to see small start-ups and traditional businesses level with tech giants.articleBusinessRobbers Take a Bite Out of Apple by Hijacking Apps, Making Them Freehttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072414821-software-pirates-iphone-apps/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072414821-software-pirates-iphone-apps/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902081072233524-apple-remove-apps-caught-recording-data/https://sputniknews.com/business/201901251071821855-apple-chinese-new-year-short-film/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901171071566457-apple-us-federal-trade/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:12:00 +0300iPhone owners who have always dreamt of using applications such as Spotify or Minecraft - deemed by some as costly - may now have the chance to do so free of charge.articleTechRussia Mulls Delivering Takeoff-Landing System to Moon in 2029 - Sourcehttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072401891-russia-roscosmos-moon-landing-system-delivery/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072401891-russia-roscosmos-moon-landing-system-delivery/https://sputniknews.com/science/201812291071088061-russia-us-moon-flight/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805231064708372-russia-space-moon-flight-experiment/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805221064663917-China-Launches-Magpie-Satellite-Moon/https://sputniknews.com/videoclub/201609181045431047-space-moon-tourism-cameron/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201812191070814108-moon-ufo-video-telescope/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:23:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is planning to launch the Don super-heavy carrier rocket in 2029 to deliver a takeoff/landing complex to the Moon, a space industry source told Sputnik.articleTechRIP Opportunity: NASA Declares Mars Rover Dead After 15-Year Run (PHOTOS)https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072398630-NASA-Declares-Opportunity-Probe-Dead-15-Years/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902141072398630-NASA-Declares-Opportunity-Probe-Dead-15-Years/https://sputniknews.com/society/201806131065356367-opportunity-dust-storm-jeopardy/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201902101072283956-elon-musk-sexted-mars/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902071072211762-wall-e-eve-go-silent/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901291071904691-nasa-curiosity-rover-selfie/https://sputniknews.com/science/201809081067852028-Mars-Rover-360-Photo-Interactive/https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201806211065609224-mars-massive-dust-storm/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807251066686058-Underground-Lake-Found-Mars-South-Pole/3Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:33:00 +0300The US space agency NASA declared the mission of its Opportunity rover on Mars to be complete Wednesday after it failed to answer more than 1,000 wake-up commands. Originally expected to last only 90 days, the Opportunity mission explored the Red Planet for nearly 15 years, making key discoveries about Martian geology.articleTechTech Firms Pressed to Dump ‘Abhorrent’ Saudi App That Tracks Women, Workershttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072396796-tech-firms-to-dump-saudi-arabia-app-tracks-women/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072396796-tech-firms-to-dump-saudi-arabia-app-tracks-women/https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201902121072327780-saudi-arabia-clears-path-tourism-russia-welcome/3Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:30:00 +0300Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised to look into an app, available in the Apple and Google app stores in Saudi Arabia, that allows Saudi men to track the locations of women like their daughters and wives.articleTechDoom From Space: NASA Predicts 'Apocalyptic' Valentine's Day in 2019https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072393992-valentine-day-asteroid-view/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072393992-valentine-day-asteroid-view/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902071072224558-japan-hayabua-2-probe-asteroid-ryugu/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901261071850462-asteroids-earth-impacts-number/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901141071472236-asteroid-skim-earth-reports/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201902051072140476-rv9-asteroid-earth-space/3Wed, 13 Feb 2019 21:50:00 +0300While the US space agency provided directions to people who might wish to spot the “apocalypse asteroid”, it also noted that doing so would be impossible without a telescope due to the space rock’s relatively small size.articleTechLISTEN to CREEPY Water Drum-Like Vibration of Earth's Magnetic Fieldhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072378353-earth-magnetic-field-sounds-like-drum-scientists-say/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072378353-earth-magnetic-field-sounds-like-drum-scientists-say/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902121072344917-geologist-comments-on-north-magnetic-pole-motion/https://sputniknews.com/videoclub/201902061072171268-bunny-rabbits-magnetic/https://sputniknews.com/world/201902051072151565-magnetic-north-pole-shift-implications/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902051072134316-earth-magnetic-north-pole/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901111071383462-earth-magnetic-field-acting-strange/https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201808051066971088-weld-queen-sputnik-interview/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902121072344917-geologist-comments-on-north-magnetic-pole-motion/3Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:08:00 +0300Earlier, scientists were forced to update the World Magnetic Model representing our planet's magnetic field after discovering that the magnetic North Pole was moving from the Canadian Arctic towards Russia's Siberia at a worrying pace.articleTechNASA Reveals Method to Discover Alien Life in 'The Next Several Decades'https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072377894-alien-life-traces-search/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072377894-alien-life-traces-search/https://sputniknews.com/world/201902111072303799-babel-tower-alien-interference-claims/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201812191070814108-moon-ufo-video-telescope/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201812091070535881-ancient-astronauts-aliens-return/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901151071477831-alien-life-barnard-b/3Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:07:00 +0300Researchers warn that the hunt for traces of alien life may also yield false positive results, as certain processes could mask or mimic the markers that scientists are looking for.articleTechNASA Winds Down 6-Year Satellite Mission to Study Earth's Deadly Radiation Beltshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072364762-nasa-winds-down-satellite-mission-study-earth-deadly-radiation-belts/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902131072364762-nasa-winds-down-satellite-mission-study-earth-deadly-radiation-belts/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902051072156321-nasa-developing-system-change-paths-dangerous-asteroids/https://sputniknews.com/science/201902031072088185-whirlpool-galaxy-secrets-video/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901251071828782-gravity-anomaly-extinction-event/https://sputniknews.com/science/201901181071611779-uber-elon-musk-tunnels/3Wed, 13 Feb 2019 02:06:00 +0300WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two satellite probes that have spent most of the past six years in the Van Allen radiation belts - four years longer than they were expected to have survived - are being maneuvered into low Earth orbit to collect additional data before they burn up in the atmosphere, NASA announced in a press release.articleTech