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Russian actress returns to Earth after space station movie shoot

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION Yulia Peresild, an award-winning Russian actress, is helped out of the Soyuz MS-18 descent module Sunday. Credit: Roscosmos A Russian actress and her director-cameraman, wrapping up a 12-day movie shoot aboard the International Space Station, returned to Earth Sunday and promptly filmed a few additional scenes that will be part of the film’s conclusion. ...

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On the verge of another Soyuz launch, OneWeb looks to flights on Indian rockets

 OneWeb announced Monday it is working on an agreement to launch future broadband internet satellites on Indian rockets, the same day the next batch of 36 OneWeb spacecraft moved into position at a Russian spaceport for liftoff Thursday on a Soyuz launcher. The London-based company, which builds its satellites in a factory on Florida’s Space Coast, said Monday it ...

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Soyuz arrives at space station for out-of-this-world film shoot

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION Actress Yulia Peresild, wearing a bright red flight suit, joins crewmates Anton Shkaplerov and film director Klim Shipenko inside the Zvezda service module for a welcome ceremony at the International Space Station. Credit: NASA TV Chalking up a space first of sorts, a Russian actress, her director-cameraman and a veteran cosmonaut rocketed into orbit, ...

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Soyuz rocket rolls out for launch of Russian film crew

 A Soyuz rocket rolled out to its launch pad in Kazakhstan Friday, ready to blast off Tuesday to the International Space Station with veteran Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild, and film director Klim Shipenko. The Soyuz-2.1a launcher, positioned on its side on a special railroad car, emerged from an integration building at the Baikonur Cosmodrome and rode to ...

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Cosmonaut shares new perspective of International Space Station

A view of the International Space Station captured Sept. 28 by a cosmonaut on the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft. Credit: Roscosmos Photos taken by a Russian cosmonaut Tuesday from a Soyuz spacecraft show new exterior views of the International Space Station, with two SpaceX Dragon spaceships, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus supply craft, and the lab’s new roll-out solar arrays visible. Russian ...

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So, you want to become a cosmonaut? Inside the 2018 cosmonaut selection process

Tatiana Drozhzhova, a candidate in the latest Russian cosmonaut selection process, arrives at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre for the first time to participate in the so called “Full-time Stage” of cosmonaut selection. (credit: Tony Quine) by Tony Quine For more than 50 years, Russia (and, previously, the Soviet Union) selected the majority of its cosmonauts from the ranks ...

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