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Russia's lease with the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility in Kazakhstan may be suspended, according to several reports.
A South Korean inventor is going where no man has gone before… rather he will be the first individual to send a do-it-yourself satellite into orbit, after securing a contract with a French technology company to get his device launched into space.
Russian cargo ship Progress M-14M (ISS Progress 46) launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:06 a.m. Thursday morning, carrying 2.9 tons of food, fuel and equipment for the crew aboard the International Space Station.
A Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, successfully carrying the Globalstar system into orbit.
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts were launched successfully on Monday to return a full crew to the International Space Station (ISS), the first manned launching since the US shuttle program retired in July.
Manned Russian space flights are scheduled to resume today, with two cosmonauts and one American astronaut scheduled to depart for the International Space Station (ISS) onboard a Soyuz rocket shortly after 11pm EST this evening.
The six astronauts on the International Space Station are safe and continuing their normal work after the loss of their space-bound cargo craft on 24 August.
The Russian space agency said today that a Soyuz rocket successfully carried six US Globalstar satellites into orbit on Wednesday after postponing the launch twice earlier this week.
AMSTERDAM, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Rob Van Scheers & Gustavo Garcia On April 12 1961, 50 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space.
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