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2011-04-08 06:20:00

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia will boost its efforts to explore the solar system and seek a bigger share of the market for space launches in the next decade.

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2011-04-07 07:45:00

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft, carrying two Russians and an American, docked with the International Space Station Wednesday night, just in time to celebrate the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight.

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2011-04-06 10:25:00

Anatoly Perminov, the head of Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency, has announced he will be stepping down as he has reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 allowed for state officials.

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2011-04-05 05:50:00

A NASA astronaut and two rookie cosmonauts launched successfully aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on Monday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

2011-03-22 07:40:21

The Russian Federal Space Agency has adjusted the launch date for the next three residents of the International Space Station to Monday, April 4 (April 5 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan).

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2011-03-16 11:15:00

A communications issue centered around a faulty transistor has delayed the launch date for a Russian-American crew who plan on rocketing to the International Space Station (ISS).

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2011-03-16 07:10:00

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has safely returned Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka to Earth following a five-month stay on board the International Space Station.

2011-03-16 03:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe Wednesday, wrapping up a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

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2011-03-15 09:05:00

Inflation has forced NASA officials to sign a revised contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency.

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2011-03-15 08:56:39

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli is now half way into his six-month mission on the International Space Station. Monday’s handover of command heralds the departure of three crewmembers and the arrival of a new trio in the coming weeks.


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