Russia's space industry vital to economic modernization

Aug 20, 2012 Full story: Pravda

If it can be said that the 1957 Soviet launch of the Sputnik 1 satellite triggered a global space race, then Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's 1961 maiden journey into outer space and orbit of the Earth surely secured Russia's legacy as the global leader in space exploration.

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#1 Aug 21, 2012
The global leader in space exploration? Hmmmm. I guess that is why NASA has to put its thumb out and hitch a ride in a Soyuz capsule just to put a man in space these days?

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