Topics » Science & Technology   July 26, 2011

Soyuz Rockets Prepare for Liftoff From New Spaceport

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Aerial of Soyuz Complex Entrance Inside the Launch Building TestingSoyuz LauncherSoyuz At NightSoyuz Staff At Kourou Beach Engines Soyuz Mission Control Soyuz Model on Bar

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The 20 RD0107 engines are transported during the "dry run" simulation of the Soyuz first flight. The launch rehearsal gave Russian and French engineers the opportunity to practice procedures before the rocket lifts off from the Guiana Space Center later this year.

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