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Best Rocket Launch Photos of 2012

Expedition 33 Soyuz Launch

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Members of the media photograph the Soyuz rocket as it launches with Expedition 33/34 crew members on Oct. 23, 2012.

Unmanned Spacecraft Progress M-17M Launched

S.P. Korolev RSC "Energia"

On October 31, 2012, at 11:41:18 AM Moscow Time, logistics spacecraft Progress M-17M was launched from the Baikonur launch site to the International Space Station.

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