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Soyuz Launch Carrying Two Astronauts is Forced to Abort, Landing Safely Back on Earth

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two crew members to the ISS has experienced a booster failure. The craft executed an emergency…

3 years ago

ExoMars 2016 Orbiter and Lander Mated for March Launch

Earth’s lone mission to the Red Planet this year has now been assembled into launch configuration and all preparations are…

6 years ago

Russian Rocket Fails During Launch, Explodes After Liftoff

At 2:38 UTC Tuesday morning (local time) a Russian Proton-M heavy lift rocket carrying three GLONASS navigation/positioning satellites exploded shortly after…

8 years ago

Expedition 31 Blasts Off!

[/caption] After a six-week delay, the crew of Expedition 31 successfully launched aboard a Soyuz TMA-04M rocket on Tuesday, May…

9 years ago

Awesome Action Animation Depicts Russia’s Bold Robot Retriever to Mars moon Phobos

[/caption] In less than 48 hours, Russia’s bold Phobos-Grunt mechanized probe will embark on a historic flight to haul humanities…

10 years ago

Phobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1 Encapsulated for Voyage to Mars and Phobos

[/caption] Phobo-Grunt, Russia’s first interplanetary mission in nearly two decades, has now been encapsulated inside the payload fairing and sealed…

10 years ago

Success ! Launch Video of Crucial Russian Rocket to ISS puts Human Flights back on Track

http://youtu.be/cJcMvUNIAhc Video caption: Liftoff of unmanned Russian Progress craft atop Soyuz booster on Oct. 30, 2011 from Baikonur Cosmodrome. Credit:…

10 years ago

Russia Fuels Phobos-Grunt and sets Mars Launch for November 9

[/caption] Russia’s Space Agency, Roscosmos, has set November 9 as the launch date for the Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars and…

10 years ago

Video Duet – Soyuz Debut Blast off from the Amazon Jungle and Rockin’ Russian Rollout !

http://youtu.be/c750fdZR6Mg Watch the video of today’s debut lift off of a Russian Soyuz rocket from the edge of the Amazon…

10 years ago