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Just when you thought that Congress was cutting ties to Russia some members of Congress are trying to sneak some rocket engine business past unsuspecting eyes.

Khrunichev Delivers Nauka to Energia

Khrunichev has completed the fabrication and assembly of the flight version of the Multi-purpose Laboratory Module (MLM) or "Nauka" for the International Space Station. The MLM was shipped to the Energia Corporation on the 7 December where electrical checkouts of onboard systems will be performed.

On the morning of August 6, the Russian space industry woke up to yet another failure in a long list of failures over the last 2 years. 2 months later, on October 16th that failure became a catastrophe with the explosion of the Briz-M upperstage. Are we witness to the end of the dominance of the Russian space industry?

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