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Russiaâ€™s space agency on Tuesday launched a new module with plans to revive its efforts to add to the International Space Station.
The head of the Russian Federal Space Agency this week announced plans to develop a nuclear spacecraft that would carry man to Mars.
Following his recent trip into space, Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte recalled the journey as â€œan amazing ride.â€
Officials said on Sunday that Russia expects to extend the life of the International Space Station beyond 2015, although Moscow must bear the brunt of flights after the US retires its shuttles.
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte entered the International Space Station Friday, making him the seventh space tourist, and the first clown, to board the orbiting outpost.
The next residents of the International Space Station launched into orbit aboard a Soyuz spacecraft Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The founder of Cirque du Soleil along with two other astronauts prepared for launch to the International Space Station on Monday aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket.
The head of Russiaâ€™s space agency said Friday that he had hopes that NASA would extend the lifespan of its shuttle fleet, and had indications that it was possible.
NASA Television will air the launch of the next two residents of the International Space Station, a spaceflight participant and the return of two members of the current station crew.
Officials are likely to recommend that the launch of Russiaâ€™s leading planetary spacecraft, scheduled to take place in less than two months, be put off until 2011.
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