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Russia launches rocket with five satellites


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with five satellites on board Sunday blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan, Russian space agency Roscosmos said.The rocket ... Read more...

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Russia launches Proton-M rocket with Dutch telesat


July 10th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) Russia conducted the launch of a Proton-M rocket with a telecommunications satellite late Monday.According to Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos, the Russian Proton-M launch vehicle carrying ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan allows Russia to resume space launches


June 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has given Russia permission to carry out launches from the Baikonur space centre, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said after talks with his Russian ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan extend Friendship Treaty for 10 years


June 8th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Astana, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have agreed to extend their bilateral Friendship Treaty, originally signed in 1992, for an additional 10 years.The protocol on amendments to ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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New space station crew in orbit


May 15th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baikonur (Kazakhstan), May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut, launched aboard the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan Tuesday, have begun a ... Read more...

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Russian freighter docks with ISS


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS) A Russian cargo spacecraft Sunday successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's Roscosmos space agency said.The Progress M-15M docked with the Pirs unit at ... Read more...

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Russia puts US satellite in orbit


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Proton-M carrier rocket successfully put a US telecom satellite into orbit Monday, space officials said.The Intelsat-22 separated from Proton's Briz-M booster "normally", a spokesperson ... Read more...

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Russia launches US satellite


March 26th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS) A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Sunday.The Proton-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 lifted off at 4.10 ... Read more...

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Russia launches space freighter to ISS


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying the Progress M-14M cargo spacecraft was launched just after midnight Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS) now in orbit.The ... Read more...

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Russia test launches RS-18 ballistic missile (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test-launched intercontinental ballistic missile -- RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) -- Tuesday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, said the defence ministry.The missile is ... Read more...

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Russia’s manned spacecraft docks with ISS


December 24th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS) Russia's Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft with three astronauts onboard has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the Mission Control Centre said.The spacecraft docked with the ISS' ... Read more...

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Russia launches manned mission to ISS (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS) Russia Wednesday launched a manned mission to the International Space Sation (ISS) from its Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.The Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft carrying three astronauts blasted ... Read more...

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Russia launches two telecom satellites


December 11th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Sunday launched two telecommunications satellites --Luch-5A and Amos-5 -- from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.A Proton-M carrier rocket with two telecommunications satellites onboard ... Read more...

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Russia launches Chinese satellite


November 26th, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS) Russia has launched a Chinese communications satellite into space from its Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.The Proton-M rocket, carrying the AsiaSat-7, lifted off at 1910 GMT ... Read more...

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Russia launches manned spacecraft to ISS


November 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS) Russia's manned Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft was successfully launched from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Monday and was heading for the International Space Station (ISS), ... Read more...

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Russian probe fails to set course to Mars


November 9th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 9 (RIA Novosti) A robotic spacecraft to the Mars moon Phobos launched early Wednesday has failed to reach orbit after separation from the launch vehicle, the head of ... Read more...

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Russia to launch three Glonass satellites Friday


November 4th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will launch a Proton-M rocket carrying three Glonass navigation satellites from the Baikonur space centre Friday after a 24-hour delay due to technical reasons, ... Read more...

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Russia launches space freighter


October 31st, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Sunday launched a spacecraft carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), the Roscosmos space agency said.The Soyuz-U carrier rocket with Progress M-13M spacecraft ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter undocks from ISS


October 30th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's unmanned Progress M-10M spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Saturday for its return to Earth.The freighter detached from the platform at 09:04 ... Read more...

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Russia launches US communications satellite


October 20th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russia Wednesday launched a US communications satellite into space from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said.The Proton-M carrier rocket, carrying ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan not to ban Russian rockets from Baikonur


August 28th, 2011 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has no plans to ban launches of Russian rockets from its space centre in Baikonur after an accident with Progress M-12M space freighter, the ... Read more...

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Russia, US to cooperate on ISS operations


August 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Russian space agency Roscosmos and America's NASA are working to maintain International Space Station (ISS) operations after a Russian cargo spaceship crashed, Roscosmos said Thursday.The two ... Read more...

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Russia may suspend space deliveries


August 25th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may fail to fulfill its obligations in delivering crews to the International Space Station after Wednesday's accident with Russia's Progress M-12M space freighter, a ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter fails to reach orbit


August 24th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Progress M-12M space freighter failed to reach its designated orbit Wednesday due to a rocket engine failure.A source in ... Read more...

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Russia plans three space launches in August


July 30th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said Friday it plans to launch two satellites and a space freighter in August.The Express-AM4 satellite will be launched Aug 18 ... Read more...

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Roscosmos to make third attempt to launch Soyuz spacecraft


July 13th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, will make a third attempt Wednesday to launch Soyuz-2.1, a space carrier with six US Globalstar-2 communications satellites, a ... Read more...

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Russia launches cargo spacecraft to ISS


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Russia has launched a cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.The Mission Control said the Progress M-11M atop ... Read more...

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New crew to ISS to conduct 43 scientific experiments


May 24th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The new mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will carry out 43 scientific experiments, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said in a statement.A Soyuz-TMA ... Read more...

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Russia sends two carrier rockets to French Guiana


May 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian Soyuz-ST carrier rockets are on way to French Guiana for future launches from the Kourou space centre, officials said.The rockets are currently en ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft docks with ISS


April 7th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Soyuz TMA-21 manned spacecraft - nicknamed "Gagarin" - docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday, the mission control said.The spacecraft has been ... Read more...

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Russia launches manned spacecraft


April 5th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS) Russia launched a spacecraft with three astronauts onboard on way to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan early Tuesday.The Soyuz ... Read more...

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Russia launches European telecom satellite


December 27th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Proton-M delivery vehicle lifted off early Monday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, carrying with it European telecommunications satellite Ka-Sat."The launch was carried out at ... Read more...

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Three Russian Glonass satellites crash into Pacific Ocean


December 6th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 6 (ANI): Three Russian Glonass-M satellites, which were launched on Saturday, have reportedly crashed into the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii Islands after falling off course.Xinhua quoted the RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Russian satellites crash into Pacific Ocean


December 6th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three Russian Glonass-M satellites fell into the Pacific Ocean, some 1,500 km northwest of Honolulu, a source in the aerospace industry said."Three Glonass-M satellites fell into ... Read more...

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