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Progress MS-07 docks after missing out on record rendezvous option


Roscosmos, the federal space agency of the Russian Federation, launched the Progress MS-07 craft on a resupply mission to the International Space Station on Saturday and docked on…

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Soyuz 2-1A launches with Kanopus-V-IK and over 70 satellites


Russia conducted a complex mission Friday to deploy seventy-three satellites via a Soyuz-2-1a rocket with a Fregat upper stage. Following liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at…

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Progress MS-06 docks; mission to remove Pirs module delayed


Roscosmos has launched – and docked – the Progress MS-06 resupply mission to the International Space Station.  Liftoff occurred at 15:20:13 local time (05:20:13 EDT) from the Baikonur…

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Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft docks with Expedition 49/50 crew


After nearly a month long delay to fix a technical issue with the spacecraft, the Russian Federal Space Agency’s Soyuz MS-02 human-rated spacecraft launched three new crew members…

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Soyuz 2-1B launches Resurs-P at the second attempt


A Russian Soyuz-2-1b rocket suffered a rare pad abort during a launch attempt with the latest Resurs-P (No.3) remote sensing satellite for Roskosmos on Saturday. A realigned launch…

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Resurs-P successfully launched atop Russian Soyuz 2-1B


Russia conducted its second Soyuz launch in the space of two days on Friday, with a Soyuz-2-1b successfully deploying the second Resurs-P remote sensing satellite for Roskosmos. The…

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Soyuz 2-1A launches Foton-M with a crew of creatures


Russia launched its fourth Foton-M research satellite on Friday (UTC) to begin a sixty-day mission for an array of creatures and biological experiments. Liftoff atop a Soyuz-2-1a rocket…

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Soyuz 2-1B lofts Meteor M2 and Scotland’s first satellite


A Russian Soyuz 2-1B rocket has successfully launched the Meteor M2 satellite along with a number of companions, including Scotland’s first satellite, on Tuesday. Launch of the satellites…

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Russian Soyuz-U launches EgyptSat-2


A Russian Soyuz-U rocket was launched from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday. In what is expected to the last “non Progress” launch of this…

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Soyuz 2-1B successfully launches with Resurs-P


In the first of two Soyuz-2 launches scheduled for Tuesday, a Soyuz-2-1b flying out of the Baikonur Cosmodrome successfully orbited the first Resurs-P Earth imaging satellite. Liftoff from…

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UK’s TechDemoSat-1 to ride uphill on Russian Soyuz


An innovative UK satellite has been confirmed for a late 2013 launch on a Soyuz rocket. Led by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), TechDemoSat-1 (TDS-1) is an impressive…

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Soyuz TMA-06 crew set sail on their busy ISS expedition


A Russian Soyuz FG launch vehicle has lofted the next set of International Space Station crewmembers on their Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft. Commander Oleg Novitskiy, Evgeni Tarelkin and former…

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Falcon 9 launches Dragon on CRS-1 mission to the ISS


SpaceX have launched the first mission of the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) programme Sunday night, with the Dragon spacecraft beginning its third mission atop a Falcon 9 carrier…

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Soyuz 2-1A closes 2011 with successful launch of six Globalstar-2 satellites


Russia has conducted the final orbital launch of 2011, as their Soyuz-2-1a/Fregat deploying six Globalstar communications satellites into orbit on Wednesday on behalf of Arianespace and Starsem. Liftoff was on…