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2011-07-20 07:35:00

A Russian radio telescope intended to be the largest of its kind in space, has started its stellar orbit around planet Earth for the first time since being launched.

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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.

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2011-07-04 10:45:00

The US is closing in on a new era in space exploration as its reliance on its shuttle program comes to an end and dependence on Russia for transportation reaches an all-time high.

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2011-06-10 08:25:00

The International Space Station is once again host to a full house.

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2011-06-08 06:10:00

NASA released on Tuesday the first ever images of a US space shuttle docked at the International Space Station (ISS).

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2011-06-06 05:55:00

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which has been given some much needed updating, was lifted into launch position on Sunday in preparation for a launch to the International Space Station (ISS) this week.

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2011-05-24 05:15:00

Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe Monday, wrapping up a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

2011-05-23 21:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe Monday, wrapping up a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

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2011-04-29 14:10:00

On Friday, Russia replaced Anatoly Perminov, the head of its space agency, after being reprimanded over a failed satellite launch in December.

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2011-04-28 08:20:00

To encourage space tourism, the United Kingdom’s government will relax its rules and allow operators to launch aspiring astronauts into orbit.


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