Soyuz


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Soyuz

(sɔɪˈjʊz)
n
(Astronautics) any of a series of Russian spacecraft used to ferry crew to and from space stations
[C20: Russian: union]
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Nasa has relied exclusively on Russian Soyuz craft for space station crew transport since late 2009.
MOSCOW: Canadian circus tycoon Guy Laliberte and two astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday when their Soyuz capsule landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan.
The four O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites for Arianespaces first Soyuz mission of 2018 have been integrated with their launchers Fregat upper stage, marking a key milestone as preparations continue for a March 6 liftoff from French Guiana.
The Japanese doctor now fears he will not fit into the seat of the Russian Soyuz due to bring him home in June.
The Soyuz TMA-19M will be arriving at Locomotion in Shildon on Wednesday, November 22, giving visitors a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the capsule.
The Soyuz capsule is embarking on a tour of the UK and one of its stops will be the National Museum Wales between November 2018 and January 2019.
EDT - The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft carrying the three Expedition 50 astronauts from the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan at 7:20 a.
Soyuz Blue" is a vividly illustrated tale that puts the reader into the cockpit of the venerable Soyuz spacecraft as it lifts off on an odyssey of discovery and adventure.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, Ramadan 29, 1437, July 04, 2016, SPA -- Russia's space agency is preparing to launch a new version of the Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station this week, with a crew of Russian, American and Japanese astronauts.
A Soyuz space capsule carrying the 44-year-old former helicopter test pilot is set to land on a remote spot on the Kazakhstan steppe at around 10.
ASTANA (CyHAN)- The gantry arms close around the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft to secure the rocket, as seen in this long exposure taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at launch pad 1 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
BRITISH astronaut Tim Peake and his companions on the Principia space mission emerged from the Soyuz capsule and joined their new co-workers on the International Space Station (ISS) last night.