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Russia aims to revive ailing space program

Russia aims to revive ailing space program

In Baikonur as somewhere else, the once-pioneering segment is battling to satisfy its legacy, close a humiliating arrangement of messed up launches, modernize rotting framework and acquire fresh recruits and new plans.

Apple’s latest iPhone models hit Russian markets

Apple’s latest iPhone models hit Russian markets

A recent report in Russian daily Vedomosti has revealed that the carriers in the country have officially started selling the latest Apple iPhones - the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C - on Friday; but, the buyers of the handsets will not be able to use the handsets on Russia's fastest 4G network.

A Big and Fragile Space Rock Lifted from a Russian Lake

A Big and Fragile Space Rock Lifted from a Russian Lake

According to a latest report, the Russian officials discovered the largest fragment of a meteor so far. This meteor exploded in the month of February in Chelyabinsk, as per sources.

The fragment of the meteor was lifted with the help of a mechanical crane or winch after the information of the divers.

Meteor Lifted from a Russian Lake by Scientists

Meteor Lifted from a Russian Lake by Scientists

According to a report, Russian officials have discovered the largest piece of a meteor so far. The researchers claim that this meteor exploded in February in Chelyabinsk.

A mechanical crane then lifted the meteor from the bottom of a lake and it was broken into three pieces.

US-Russian Crew to Carry Unlit 2014 Olympic Torch

US-Russian Crew to Carry Unlit 2014 Olympic Torch

A joint US-Russian crew has reached the International Space Station in less than six hours. The journey took off from Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

Previous journeys had lasted nearly two days on an average. An unlit Winter Olympic torch has been planned to be taken to the outer space by two Russian cosmonauts. Their aim is to promote the Sochi Olympics to be held in 2014.

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