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panzerfeist1

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We cant blame the current production rate. They would rather have Su-57s mass produced with new weapons, avionics and engines. While the new Su-57 will be done with its testing the same date Su-70 hits mass production. The Su-70 prototypes will have updated designs as well.
 

Tirdent

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Superb comparison photo between old (Delta-IV) and new (Borei-II)! Length is very similar, but Borei is wider and its sail lower - note outline of escape chamber hatch behind the missile compartment and pump jet peeking out of the calm waters.
 

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anzha

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It seems the Russians are going to build their own space station. That would suggest if there was participation in the Chinese space station, it will not be as a full and equal partner.
 

gelgoog

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That was to be expected. China already has a plan for a full station. It would be hard to change the layout now.
 

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The Russians are stating they will be withdrawing from the ISS starting in 2025. However, it should be noted: the Russians make comments like this historically when they want to renegotiate something with ISS.

Keith Cowing is something of a gadfly for NASA, but he does point out a lot of less than stellar bits there. He's been something of a journalist in the arena since the 90s:

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