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Soyuz blasts off for space station with three-man crew

An all-veteran threesome rocketed into orbit today, kicking off a two-day flight to catch up with the International Space Station. Docking is expected Friday morning.

By December 19, 2012

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Soyuz brings three station fliers home after 127 days aloft

Landing in pre-dawn darkness, three returning station fliers closed out a four-month stay aboard the International Space Station with a landing in Kazakstan early Monday local time.

By November 18, 2012

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Three-man Soyuz crew blasts off for space station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a crew of three rocketed into orbit today, kicking off a two-day rendezvous with the International Space Station. The mission will boost the lab's crew back to six.

By October 23, 2012

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Billion-pixel Gaia camera to map galaxy in 3D

The European Space Agency successfully put its Gaia satellite into orbit, with the hopes of unrolling a stunning map of the Milky Way in 3D.

By December 19, 2013

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Soyuz brings three station fliers home to pinpoint landing

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three station fliers returned to Earth from the International Space Station Sunday, dropping to a bullseye landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan.

By September 16, 2012

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Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner

Canonical has inked its first deal with partner who'll put the Linux-basd operating system on its phones, founder Mark Shuttleworth reveals.

By December 10, 2013

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Olympic torch sprints among the stars

Two cosmonauts pass the Olympic torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station as it orbits some 260 miles above Earth.

By November 9, 2013

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Cosmonauts set for Olympic torch relay spacewalk

The Olympic torch arrived on the International Space Station, but how will it do during a spacewalk?

By November 8, 2013

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Solar eclipse chasers: Snapping shots at 44,000 feet

Photographer Ben Cooper joined a crew aboard a flight from Bermuda to chase the rare hybrid solar eclipse as it sped across the Atlantic Ocean toward western Africa.

By November 10, 2013

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Dream Chaser's first flight a success but with bumpy landing

Looking to develop the first commercial spacecraft to bring US astronauts to the International Space Station, Sierra Nevada Corporation begins flight tests of its winged Dream Chaser.

By October 29, 2013