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Failed spacecraft mission – Expert reaction

Laura Goodall posted in on April 30th, 2015.

A Russian spacecraft due to deliver supplies to the International Space Station has failed in its mission and is now spinning uncontrollably as it orbits Earth. The unpiloted Progress 59 spacecraft encountered problems when it reached orbit and separated from the Soyuz rocket booster’s third stage, as reported at Stuff.co.nz. Russian officials scrambled to communicate […]

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