The Charms of Soyuz: Blasting Off In a Crazy Russian Rocket

The Charms of Soyuz: Blasting Off In a Crazy Russian Rocket
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First, consider the two spacecraft. They look pretty different from each other. One is a part of a missile, the other a winged vehicle, attached to a rocket assembly.

If the living space inside of the Space Shuttle is Business Class…

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<p>...then the Soyuz is decidedly economy.</p>
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You know the rest.

Follow astronaut Leroy Chiao in his guest column, as we celebrate human life in space with our /”Get Me Off This Rock” week. Crazy Soyuz rocket engines shot up top from Wikipedia.