HOUSTON — NASA Space Station Program Manager Mike Suffredini extended a vote of confidence to the Russian space agency on Feb. 2, as officials in the partner nation sort through the recent ground test failure of a Soyuz capsule that will force a six-week delay in the launch of the next three-person crew to the orbiting space laboratory. Crew returns and future launches will likely slide throughout 2012 as well to ensure the briefest interruptions in sustained six-person station ...

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