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First Russian lunar mission in decades to start from Vostochny

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Jan. 15, 2013, 12:14 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Interfax-Ukraine

Russian Luna-Globe-1 will research water and soil samples on the Moon.
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Moscow - Russia will launch the Luna-Globe-1 spacecraft from its new space center Vostochny in the Amur region in 2015, Roscosmos head Vladimir Popovkin told reporters on Tuesday.

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