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January 14, 2013

Russia Plans Replacement For Soyuz Rocket

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Russia plans replacement for Soyuz rocket (via AFP)

Russia’s struggling space agency has unveiled a new program that will see the creation of a replacement for the ageing Soyuz rocket by 2020. The $70-billion plan published over the weekend on the website of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) also envisions the launch of new unmanned missions to…




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The Tupolev Tu-95, 62 Years Old & Still Going Strong

This article originally appeared onĀ AirlineReporter.com. If it is possible to have a favorite aircraft, mine would be theĀ Tupolev Tu-95. The story of the Tu-95 goes back to 1944. During the Great Patriotic War, the Soviets wa...
by Bernie Leighton
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A UTAir Antonov An-24 does its best monster truck impression.

Is This The Most Dangerous Takeoff Ever Captured On Video?

These old Russian planes were built to plow through just about anything within reason, but these pilots throw reason into the mud.
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Video: Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes at Kazan; All Aboard Perish

NYCAviation has learned that at approximately 10:30 AM EST, Tatarstan Airlines flight U9-363/2B-363 from Moscow Domodedovo to Kazan Russia crashed after attempting a go-around from its second aborted landing attempt, instead im...
by Eric McKirdy
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NASA's Curiosity rover used the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to capture this set of 55 high-resolution images, which were stitched together to create this full-color self-portrait. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems)

The Mars Mystique

After 50 years of missions to Mars, scientists are unlocking some of the mysteries surrounding a planet that has long captivated mankind.
by Pete Spotts, The Christian Science Monitor
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Water laps at a jetway outside LaGuardia's Central Terminal. (Photo via Fox5)

NYCAviation’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2012

From space shuttles to Sandy, a look back at our most popular stories of 2012.
by NYCAviation Staff
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