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International Space Station: Ten years in orbit

Submit on Friday, November 21st, 2008 05:54

The International Space Station began operations ten years ago, on 20 November 1998, when the Russia-built Functional Cargo Block (named Zarya, Russian for “Dawn”) – the first ISS building component – was launched from Baikonur aboard a Proton rocket.

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