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Soyuz TMA-20M arrives at ISS

"Year in Space" crew lands successfully!

Cosmonauts complete station spacewalk

 

Successor to Soyuz named!

Soyuz' close-call docking scrutinized

MOB-1/KVTK space tug

 

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Soyuz delivers second Bars-M satellite

GLONASS-51 to replenish Russia's navigation network

Proton delivers second Garpun

 

New EKS satellite to fly in 2016

Kanopus-ST falls back to Earth

Russia begins reviving its early-warning satellite system

 

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First rocket reaches launch pad in Vostochny

Resurs-P3 maneuvers despite problems

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Rockot successfully launches Sentinel-3A

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Parsing ExoMars launch mystery

ExoMars-2016 heads to the Red Planet

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ExoMars-2016's difficult road to Baikonur

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