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U.S. astronaut Barry Wilmore (L) and Russia's cosmonauts Alexandr Samokutyaev (C) and Elena Serova pose before their mission to the International Space Station. (Photo AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. And Russian Crew Blast Off For Space Station

Soyuz rocket carrying one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts launched from a facility in Kazakhstan.

CBS Tampa–09/25/2014

Mike Griffin warns that reliance on Russian spacecraft threatens American involvement with the International Space Station. (NASA via Getty Images)

Former NASA Chief: Russia Holding U.S. Spaceflight ‘Hostage’

Mike Griffin warns NASA’s dependence on Russian spacecraft to supply and staff the space station could jeopardize American participation.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

NASA says one of the 8 power channels on the space station was switched off, possibly by a malfunctioning switch. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Space Station Loses Power Channel But Backup Is Working

An electrical malfunction forced astronauts to shut down 1 of 8 power channels.

05/08/2014

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NASA Severing Ties With Russia, Except For Space Station, Over Ukraine Crisis

After insisting that space relations wouldn’t be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station.

04/03/2014

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