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May 27, 2015
A Tough Three Weeks in Space for Russia
Bethesda MD (SPX) May 21, 2015
In the past three weeks Russia has suffered three serious launch and in-space failures. Just three weeks ago, Russia launched Progress 59, loaded with propellants, food and supplies bound for the International Space Station. Apparently, by the time the spacecraft reached its initial orbit something had gone terribly wrong. Russian Mission Control made repeated attempts to regain control, but control of the 7.2-meter high spacecraft, carrying over 2,000 kg of payload, could not be achieved. All att ... read more

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