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Rocket with U.S.-Russian crew misses ISS rendezvous

A Soyuz rocket carrying two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut failed to dock as planned early Wednesday to the International Space Station, the Russian and US space agencies said Wednesday, citing a problem on approach. The rocket, which took off……

France launches spy satellites aboard Russian rocket

KOUROU, French Guiana (Reuters) – The second Russian-built Soyuz rocket launched from French Guiana blasted off late on Friday carrying six military spy satellites, space officials said. The rocket blasted off at 11.03 p.m. (0203 GMT Saturday) from a launch pad at the European Space Agency’s (ESA) launch centre near…