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Fraser
2011-Dec-23, 08:30 PM
A day of highs and lows for the Russian space program: while the Soyuz TMA-03M capsule docked safely at the International Space Station, a Soyuz-2 rocket vehicle carrying a communications satellite failed shortly after launch from the Plesetsk spaceport. Reports say the Meridian satellite, which can e used by the military or for civilian purposes, [...]

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