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March 31, 2015
Cosmonauts Take Tablet Computer Into Space
Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 31, 2015
Russian cosmonauts have used a tablet computer for the first time in the history of Russian space exploration, as they performed the latest flight on the manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M, the Energia state corporation said Monday. All the necessary information was pre-programmed into the Soyuz' on-board tablet computer prior to the launch. The cosmonauts received a complete set of on-board documentation, the flight program and information for dynamic operations, the release read. An easy navigation ... read more
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Russia to Consider Training First Guatemalan Cosmonaut
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Russia Plans to Boost Space Tourism at Orbital Outpost
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