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Analysts: More Problems Ahead for Russian Space Agency

Russia's President Vladimir Putin liquidated the Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, on Monday — and replaced it with a state corporation, still called Roscosmos.  The plan, to take effect January 1, was decided a year ago following a series of embarrassing rocket failures and high-profile corruption.  Russia lost a defense satellite Dec. 5, 2015, when the satellite failed to separate from a Soyuz rocket.  A failed Russian Proton rocket launch in May resulted in the...

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