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Cosmonauts on space station to turn teacher for Russian students

Cosmonauts on space station to turn teacher for Russian students

MOSCOW, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Russian cosmonauts on board the International Space Station will turn schoolteacher, conducting a lesson from space for Russian students, officials said.

Russia to work toward landing on moon, Mars by 2030, Deputy PM says

BLAGOVESHENSK, Russia, April 12 (UPI) -- Russia will develop launch vehicles and other rocket technology for manned flights to the moon and Mars by 2030, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says.

One in four Russians expect close encounter with aliens, poll says

MOSCOW, April 12 (UPI) -- Nearly one in four Russians expect extraterrestrials will contact Earth within 50 years, an opinion poll published Friday said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 12, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 9, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 9, 2012.
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India unveils statue of cosmonaut Gagarin

India unveils statue of cosmonaut Gagarin

MUMBAI, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A statue of the world's first cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, was unveiled Friday in Mumbai on the grounds of the Nehru Science Center, center officials said.
Sputnik designer dies at age 99

Sputnik designer dies at age 99

MOSCOW, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Boris Chertok, a rocket designer and a key figure in the Soviet-era space program who helped build Sputnik, died of pneumonia, officials said. He was 99.
Russian satellite will honor Gagarin

Russian satellite will honor Gagarin

MOSCOW, July 22 (UPI) -- Russians on the International Space Station will launch a mini-satellite to honor this year's 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight, mission control said.
Russia celebrates 50th space anniversary

Russia celebrates 50th space anniversary

MOSCOW, April 12 (UPI) -- Russia Tuesday honored some of its most senior cosmonauts in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight as the first man in space.

Soyuz docks with space station

MOSCOW, April 6 (UPI) -- A Soyuz spacecraft with two Russians and an American aboard docked with the International Space Station Thursday, Russia's Mission Control said.

Sukhoi Su-30M2 fighters complete test flights

MOSCOW, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Russia's Sukhoi aeronautical firm has completed its factory flight tests for its multi-role double seater Su-30M2 fighters.

Big Brother guitarist Gurley dead at 69

PALM DESERT, Calif., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Guitarist James Gurley, known for his work with Big Brother & the Holding Company, died in Palm Desert, Calif., at the age of 69, the band confirmed.

NASA plans Yuri's Night celebrations

GREENBELT, Md., March 25 (UPI) -- The Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., is planning to celebrate humanity's achievements in space as well the U.S. center's own 50th anniversary.

Bible message from space still gives hope 40 years on

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- When Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to fly in space, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev boasted that he never found God there. But On Christmas Eve 1968, the three American astronauts of Apollo 8 did.
MARTIN SIEFF

Korean cosmonaut shares culture in space

MOSCOW, April 12 (UPI) -- South Korean President Lee Myung-bak talked to his country's first astronaut Saturday as she orbited the Earth in the International Space Station.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 12, 2008.
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No new investigation into Gagarin death

MOSCOW, March 27 (UPI) -- There is no need for a new investigation into the air crash that killed the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, 40 years ago, a Russian Air Force official said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 9, 2008.
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Defense Focus: Engineer truths -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Are there lessons for U.S. defense contractors in the record of the Russian civilian space program?
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

ISS crews honor Yuri Gagarin

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- The International Space Station crews sent their best wishes to Moscow Thursday in honor of the anniversary of the pioneering space journey of Yuri Gagarin.

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UPI almanac for Thursday, April 12, 2007.
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