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April 12 is Cosmonauts' Day - the day when Russia celebrates accomplishments in space. The holiday is commemorated on April 12, because this is the day when in 1961, Yury Gagarin became the first human to fly into space. In 2011, the United Nations declared April 12 the International Day of Human Space flight.
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ISS successfully ducks from space debris

Flight control in Korolyov, Moscow region, on July 26 morning conducted a maneuver to avoid a collision of the International Space Station with space debris, Interfax-AVN was told in the space industry.

Soyuz spacecraft with international crew docks to ISS

Russia's Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft with three crewmembers onboard, which was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 23, has successfully docked to the MIM-1 small research module of the International Space Station's Russian segment following a six-hour autonomous flight

Pentagon watches maneuvers of Russian satellite Kosmos-2504

U.S. military space surveillance systems are watching orbital maneuvers of the Russian military satellite Kosmos-2504, launched from the Plesetsk spaceport in the Arkhangelsk region in March, a U.S. specialized website said with the reference to a U.S. Air Force official

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