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Russia May Lose Cosmodrome Lease
2012-12-10 19:26:25

Russia's lease with the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility in Kazakhstan may be suspended, according to several reports.

South Korean Man To Launch Homemade Satellite
2012-07-26 07:54:15

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.

Russia Launches Cargo Ship To International Space Station
2012-01-26 07:03:15

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.

Soyuz Successfully Takes Satellite System To Orbit
2011-12-29 04:54:19

A Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, successfully carrying the Globalstar system into orbit.

New Crew Headed To International Space Station
2011-11-14 06:54:09

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 Flights To ISS Scheduled To Resume Sunday Night
2011-11-13 09:55:20

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.

Progress 44 Accident And The Consequences For The Space Station
2011-08-31 12:57:29

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.

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2011-07-13 12:19:16

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.

2011-04-07 08:00:00

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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