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21 September 2012

Episode 8 - Peeking into Russia’s Star City

Today, Russia is responsible for 40% of all global space launches and is the only country ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station and back. As we go behind the scenes at Star City, we meet Colonel Sergey Volkov, a cosmonaut who has spent more than a year of his life in space.

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