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2008-06-20 18:00:00

Russian rocket sends six U.S. satellites into orbit MOSCOW, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Russia launched a carrier rocket Thursday to send six U.S. commercial satellites into space, Russian news agencies reported.

2008-06-19 12:00:00

Text of report by state-controlled Russian Channel One TV on 19 June [Presenter] For the first time in ten years, a space rocket was launched from the Kapustin Yar range in Astrakhan under the Interkosmos international project.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.