Photo Gallery Russia's Soyuz Embarrassment

Last week's Soyuz crash was just the latest in a series of embarrassing mishaps for Russia's space industry, which is plagued by quality problems and an ageing workforce. With no other way to get astronauts into orbit, the operation of the International Space Station is now in question.
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Foto: Roscosmos Press Service/ dpa
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Foto: STR/ AFP
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Foto: dapd/ Nasa
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Foto: DPA/ NASA
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Foto: Maxim Shipenkov/ dpa
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Foto: Yuri Kochetkov/ dpa
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Foto: HO/ AFP