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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
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.