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Russia Delays Space Station Launch For 'Technical Reasons'


A Russian Soyuz spacecraft being installed on its launchpad in March 2010 at the Baikonur cosmodrome

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft being installed on its launchpad in March 2010 at the Baikonur cosmodrome

Russia has delayed this month's launch of a Soyuz capsule to carry U.S. and Russian astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) due to technical problems.

Space agency Roskosmos said the launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan had been postponed from March 30 "until a later date."

It did not specify a new launch date.

compiled from agency reports
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