News tagged with launch pad

Video: Soyuz TMA-13M liftoff

This timelapse video shows the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft during roll out from its MIK preparation building, raising the launcher into its vertical liftoff position on the launch pad, and the launch 28 May 2014 from the Russian ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Image: Antares and sunspots at sunrise

An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen on the launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., on Jan. 8, 2014. Dark blemishes can be clearly seen on the face of the sun. ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Rocket with US-Russian crew blasts off

(AP) -- A Russian rocket with a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts onboard blasted off successfully early Friday for the International Space Station, with flame-haired Russian spy Anna Chapman making ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Facebook stock limps into Monday

Facebook resumes trading on Wall Street on Monday with shares being closely watched to see how well they stand on their own after stumbling out of the gate in a historic but lackluster debut.

dateMay 20, 2012 in Business
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Rocket prepared for Soyuz space launch

(AP) -- Technicians at a space center in Kazakhstan have hoisted a rocket onto its launch pad ahead of Friday's blastoff of a NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts to the International Space Station.

dateMar 31, 2010 in Space Exploration
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