Russian technicians are running electrical checks on the Soyuz TMA-20 capsule at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, after replacing its descent module as a precaution against damage it may have sustained in a rail mishap en route to the launch site. A state commission decided to substitute the descent module from Soyuz TMA-21, which was essentially ready for shipment, after workers found the original module’s shipping container had been damaged during the trip from Moscow. While ...

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