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Russian Soyuz Rocket Launches With Progress 44 Cargo Ship
Credit: RSC Energia
A Russian Soyuz rocket launches the unmanned Progress 44 cargo ship, known in Russia as Progress M-12M, from Baikonur Cosmodrome on Aug. 24, 2011 to deliver fresh supplies to the International Space Station. The rocket and spacecraft crashed in eastern Russian just over five minutes after liftoff.