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A graphical representation of NASA’s space shuttle – including orbiter structure, launch preparation and reentry, and the space shuttle fleet – at SPACE.com

A graphical representation of NASA’s space shuttle – including orbiter structure, launch preparation and reentry, and the space shuttle fleet – at SPACE.com

The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft is seen after being rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Sunday, May 13, 2012. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin of Russia, and prime NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba is scheduled for 9:01 a.m. local time on Tuesday, May 15. Photo Credit (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft is seen after being rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Sunday, May 13, 2012. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin of Russia, and prime NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba is scheduled for 9:01 a.m. local time on Tuesday, May 15. Photo Credit (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

ISS032-E-005028 (1 July 2012) —- This close-up view shows the docking mechanism of the Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft as it undocks from the International Space Station’s Rassvet Mini-Research Module 1 (MRM-1) on July 1, 2012 http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-31/html/iss032e005028.html

ISS032-E-005028 (1 July 2012) —- This close-up view shows the docking mechanism of the Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft as it undocks from the International Space Station’s Rassvet Mini-Research Module 1 (MRM-1) on July 1, 2012 http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-31/html/iss032e005028.html

UPDATE: April Fools!  A stunning example of how international cooperation in space can sometimes  backfire, the head of Roscosmos has announced that the agency will send a  chimpanzee named "Yurya" on board its next Soyuz capsule, slated for launch  on September 4, 2016.  Yurya will replace a Russian cosmonaut who had been originally selected to  join Expedition 48 to the International Space Station (ISS), and will  officially begin Russia's new "Chimponaut" program. ...

UPDATE: April Fools! A stunning example of how international cooperation in space can sometimes backfire, the head of Roscosmos has announced that the agency will send a chimpanzee named "Yurya" on board its next Soyuz capsule, slated for launch on September 4, 2016. Yurya will replace a Russian cosmonaut who had been originally selected to join Expedition 48 to the International Space Station (ISS), and will officially begin Russia's new "Chimponaut" program. ...

UPDATE: April Fools!  A stunning example of how international cooperation in space can sometimes  backfire, the head of Roscosmos has announced that the agency will send a  chimpanzee named "Yurya" on board its next Soyuz capsule, slated for launch  on September 4, 2016.  Yurya will replace a Russian cosmonaut who had been originally selected to  join Expedition 48 to the International Space Station (ISS), and will  officially begin Russia's new "Chimponaut" program. ...

UPDATE: April Fools! A stunning example of how international cooperation in space can sometimes backfire, the head of Roscosmos has announced that the agency will send a chimpanzee named "Yurya" on board its next Soyuz capsule, slated for launch on September 4, 2016. Yurya will replace a Russian cosmonaut who had been originally selected to join Expedition 48 to the International Space Station (ISS), and will officially begin Russia's new "Chimponaut" program. ...

Expedition 32 Landing - The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and Russian Flight Engineer Sergie Revin in a remote area near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, on Monday, September 17, 2012. Padalka, Acaba and Revin returned from five months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 31 and 32 crews. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)

Expedition 32 Landing - The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and Russian Flight Engineer Sergie Revin in a remote area near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, on Monday, September 17, 2012. Padalka, Acaba and Revin returned from five months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 31 and 32 crews. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket lifts off on April 19, 2013, with Bion-M No. 1. Image credit: Roskosmos. Note the reaction of the exhaust for the action of accelerating the spacecraft.

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket lifts off on April 19, 2013, with Bion-M No. 1. Image credit: Roskosmos. Note the reaction of the exhaust for the action of accelerating the spacecraft.

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