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Chief of Russian Space Agency Claims Venus as ‘Russian Planet’

Dmitry Rogozin, head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency, claimed on Tuesday that Venus is a “Russian planet” because “our country was the first and only one to successfully land” there. Venus suddenly became a more desirable tourist destination this week with the announcement that possible signs of microbial life have been detected in the atmosphere.

This May 2016 photo provided by researcher Jane Greaves shows the planet Venus, seen from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Akatsuki probe. A report released on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 says astronomers have found a potential signal of life high in the atmosphere of our nearest neighboring planet. (J. Greaves/Cardiff …

Feds: Texas A&M Prof Lied About Ties to Communist China

Federal authorities allege that Texas A&M Professor Zhengdong Cheng lied to his employers about his relationship with the communist Chinese government. Cheng, who has also served as a NASA researcher, was reportedly found to have undisclosed ties to a Chinese university.

Texas A&M Prof tied to China