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Soviet/Russian Space Missions

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3 years ago

Russian Progress Launch Restores Critical Cargo Lifeline to Space Station

Blastoff of the Russian Progress 60 resupply ship to the ISS from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 3, 2015. Credit:…

6 years ago

Longest Woman Spaceflyer to Return as Russia Reshuffles Station Launches After Rocket Failure

The longest space mission in history by a female astronaut is now set to conclude on Thursday, following Russia’s confirmation…

6 years ago

NASA Orders First Ever Commercial Human Spaceflight Mission from Boeing

The restoration of America’s ability to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) from American soil in 2017…

6 years ago

2nd Launch Disaster in 3 Weeks Strikes Russia, Destroying Proton Rocket and Mexican Comsat

Russian Proton rocket blasts off at 11:47 a.m. local time (1:47 a.m. EDT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan but…

6 years ago

Flawless Maiden Launch for Europe’s New Vega Rocket

[/caption] Europe scored a major space success with today’s (Feb. 13) flawless maiden launch of the brand new Vega rocket…

10 years ago

Budget Axe to Gore America’s Future Exploration of Mars and Search for Martian Life

[/caption] America’s hugely successful Mars Exploration program is apparently about to be gutted by Obama Administration officials wielding a hefty…

10 years ago

China Unveils High Resolution Global Moon Map

[/caption] Chinese scientists have assembled the highest resolution map ever created of the entire Moon and unveiled a series of…

10 years ago