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Sunday morning's scheduled launch of an unmanned Roscosmos cargo ship went off without a hitch, marking the first successful liftoff since an August crash led to concerns over the future of Russian space travel.
A Russian freighter bound for the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled to launch early Sunday morning.
NASA's deputy administrator said on Thursday that the U.S. will spend $450 million for the extra year of buying rides aboard Russia's Soyuz rockets.
Bigelow Aerospace announced on Wednesday that it has laid off half its staff because of the delays in developing space taxis.
Europe’s first two satellites for its Galileo global positioning system were launched Friday from French Guiana aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket.
A Russian cosmonaut said on Tuesday that it may be setting up a colony in volcanic tunnels on the moon.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has formally invited Russia to participate in a pair of space missions, dubbed ExoMars, in 2016 and 2018.
Russian Space Agency head Vladimir Popovkin said on Friday that inspectors have found no flaws in their Soyuz rockets. Soyuz had been postponed pending the outcome of a probe influenced by a rocket crashing in August.
Roscosmos said Tuesday that it is postponing the launch of its next manned Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station until November 12, only days before the remaining ISS astronauts are due to return to Earth.
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