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July 29, 2014
Russian Bio-Satellite Back From The Dead
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Jul 29, 2014
Experiments on board Russia's Foton-M bio satellite will continue despite the spacecraft's failure to reach the designated orbit, the head of the spacecraft's manufacturer TsSKB-Progress said Monday. "We are not going to start the spacecraft's thruster, and will work in the low-earth orbit. This won't affect the experiments, we are successfully carrying out 18 out of 24 scheduled [experiments]," TsSKB-Progress Director General Alexander Kirilin said. Communication with the Foton-M satellite ... read more
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