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Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future
Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future
It’s been 60 years since the Soviet Union fired the first salvo of the space age. On October 4 1957 it launched Sputnik, the world’s first satellite, as its...
Botched Mars mission fails to restore Russian pride
Botched Mars mission fails to restore Russian pride
Russia's unsuccessful launch of a Mars moon probe points to the problems of a once-pioneering space industry struggling to recover after a...

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