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A rocket from Russia (sort of)

Pictured is the 15 July launch of the Soyuz rocket and Expedition 32 from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, carrying a three-nation crew to the International Space Station. Credit: Rex Features

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Soyuz to go west in 2010

For the past 40 years, Russia’s cosmodromes in Baikonur and Plestesk have been home to the Samara Space Center’s Soyuz launcher, but from next year, South America will play host to the world’s most frequently launched rocket. In July 2010, the flight of a Soyuz 2-1a from French Guiana will be the first use of […]

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