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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
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.