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  • Medvedev fires top space officials after satellite failure [AFP]

    Medvedev fires top space officials after satellite failure [AFP]

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fired two top space officials and reprimanded Roskosmos chief Anatoly Perminov over the rocket-fueling blunder blamed for the Dec. 5 launch failure that set back deployment of Russia's next-generation Glonass satellite navigation constellation, the AFP and others reported Dec. 29.


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