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Miracles on a Shoestring

Author: Nick Allen

Sep/Oct 2003
Page 24   ( 8 pages)

Summary: The Russian Space Program has enjoyed a remarkable string of successes and firsts over the past half-century. But, since the fall of the USSR, it has been forced to adapt to new, more commercial realities. We sent Nick Allen to Baikonur, the main Russian launch site, to report back on how the program is fairing.

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