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Space Station May Be Left Empty After Soyuz Rocket Explodes

30 Aug 2011, 08:08 UTC
Space Station May Be Left Empty After Soyuz Rocket Explodes
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The International Space Station (ISS) is in danger of being left empty, at least for a while, after a Russian Soyuz rocket exploded during launch to the orbiting laboratory.

The rocket was carrying supplies, though astronauts are also launched into orbit on a similar, though not identical, rocket also confusingly called Soyuz. Russian and US authorities are understandably concerned about the incident, and have grounded all launches indefinitely as the problem is explored....Read Full Post

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