Meteors have slammed into central Russia. A factory took a direct hit. The meteor shower caused windows in the area to smash, injuring many locals.
The launch of the first rocket from a new Russian space facility has been delayed after a last-minute glitch. President Putin said there would be 'consequences' if it turns out the hitch was the result of 'sloppiness.'
With Thursday's launch of a Soyuz rocket, Russia's new Vostochny spaceport is now officially in business. Did you know that there are more than 20 spaceports around the world? DW has the facts.
Russia's president has admonished space program executives and government officials for the late launch of a rocket. However, he congratulated cosmodrome workers for a successful second attempt.
Russia sent three satellites into orbit after conducting the first ever rocket launch from the new spaceport in its Amur region. Scientists had been forced to postpone the inaugural event for 24 hours due to a glitch.
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