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Roscomos Contract With NASA Extended
2013-05-01 19:20:12

NASA signed another contract with Roscosmos to continue using its services for transporting crew to and from the International Space Station.

Another Roscosmos Mishap Costs ISS Crew Supplies
2013-04-25 12:54:30

In yet another Roscosmos mishap, the Russian cargo shuttle Progress that launched yesterday to resupply astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may now be lost in space.

Putin: First Manned Launch From New Russian Spaceport By End Of 2018
2013-04-14 08:38:43

The target date for the first manned spaceflight launch at Russia’s planned Vostochny Cosmodrome will be sometime in 2018, President Vladimir Putin told astronauts on board the International Space Station.

All Aboard! New Crew Members Reach The Space Station
2013-03-29 04:43:30

Astronauts launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:43 a.m. Baikonur time Friday morning on their way towards the International Space Station.

Space Station Astronauts Successfully Return To Earth
2013-03-16 08:43:31

Following a brief weather-related delay, three members of the Expedition 34 crew have successfully returned to Earth.

Russian And European Space Agencies Finalize ExoMars Cooperation
2013-03-14 15:31:14

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian federal space agency (Roscosmos) have finally signed a formal agreement to work together on the ExoMars program to determine whether life ever existed on Mars.

2013-01-15 09:52:45

NASA and its international partners have named several future International Space Station expedition crews.

Russia Plans Moon Mission For 2015, New Space Rocket By 2020
2013-01-15 06:50:45

The Russian Space Agency has been busy outlining its space plans for the next several years. Included is a mission to the moon in 2015 and a replacement of its Soyuz rocket by 2020.


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  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
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