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Dec 10, 2012

Russian Rocket Fails: Yamal 402 Fails to Reach Proper Orbit (Video)

Russian Proton Rocket fails
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Russian Proton Rocket Image Credit: Roscosmos The Russian Proton rocket fails during its launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Saturday, December 8, 2012, according to a report by the International Launch Services (ILS) and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency. Reports say that the Breeze-M upper stage failed to lift the Russian satellite, Yamal 402, to a […]


Nov 9, 2011

Russia launches Phobos-Grunt mission, to collect Mars moon dust (Video)

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Russia launched on Wednesday, November 09, 2011 its Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, as shown in the video below. Its mission is to get soil samples or dust from Phobos, a moon of Mars. As noted at Space.com on Tuesday, the unmanned Phobos-Grunt was launched at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday 12:16 a.m. (Russia time), or […]