Proton Roscosmos EchoStar 2012
Sea Launch Eutelsat-3B Zenit
Russia MOD Space Center
Fregat satellite deployment
President Trump holds up his freshly signed Space Policy Directive 1 during a Dec. 11 ceremony at the White House. (Credit: White House)
Angosat-1 Energia
NASA Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot, left, and Roscosmos Director Igor Komarov at the
World Space Congress in Australia on Sept. 25. (Credit: IAF via Flickr)
Soyuz launch from Vostochny
A Soyuz 2.1a rocket in the lead up to its April 2016 launch from Vostochny — the first and only launch to date from Russia's newly constructed cosmodrome.  Credit: Roscosmos
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observes the March 7 test launch of four ballistic missiles. Credit: Rodong Sinmun
North Korean intermediate-range mobile missiles on parade in 2015. Credit: North Korean state-run media
Roscosmos chief Igor Komarov said in March that Russia would separate its ISS modules in 2024 to form the basis of a new Russian national space station. The next month, however, he said Russia is open to staying until 2028. Credit: Energia/Tom Kimmel For SpaceNews
Russia is working to complete the Vostochny Cosmodrome in time for an April launch. 

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