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Friday, January 27, 2012

50 Great Russian Rocket Launch Photos

Russian Cargo Ship Dazzles in Launch to Space Station

Russian Cargo Ship Dazzles in Launch to Space StationCredit: Russian Federal Space AgencyA dazzling view of the Oct. 14, 2009 (Eastern Time) launch of the Progress 35 cargo ship to the International Space Station was provided live via the Russian Federal Space Agency.

Spectacularly clear air lets you see the effects of decreasing atmospheric pressure as this rockets ascends to very high altitude.