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Soyuz-11 at 50

Soyuz-11 lifted off on June 6, 1971.


 

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June 30, 02:27 Moscow Time: A Soyuz-2-1a rocket to launch the Progress MS-17 cargo ship (Production No. 446, ISS mission 78P) from Baikonur to the International Space Station, ISS.

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HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT

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MILITARY SPACE

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COMMERCIAL AND APPLICATION SPACE

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INSIDER CONTENT: First look at the RBKA satellite

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

INSIDER CONTENT: Russian lunar sample return mission at the crossroad

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New promise for the Venera-D project

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ROCKETRY

INSIDER CONTENT: Russia considers super-Saturn

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HISTORY

50 years ago: Soyuz-10 attempts first expedition to the Salyut space station

60 years ago: Vostok-3A No. 2 flies a dress rehearsal mission ahead of Gagarin

60 years ago: Vostok-3A No. 1

INSIDER CONTENT: How the Soviet Mars sample return mission would work on the surface

60 years ago: Vostok-1K No. 6

RUSSIAN SPACE AS YOU NEVER SEEN IT!

 

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Last update: June 10, 2021