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    Russia will send seven spacecraft to the ISS in 2016, according to Roscosmos.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia will carry out the launches of four manned and three cargo spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan within the International Space Station (ISS)’s program in 2016, Russian state corporation Roscosmos said Thursday.

    "Four manned and three cargo launches from Baikonur are scheduled for 2016 under the program of the International Space Station," Roscosmos wrote on Facebook.

    The launches of manned spaceships are slated for March 19, June 21, September 23 and November 16, respectively, Roscosmos said in a statement.

    Cargo vessels are due to be launched on March 31, July 4 and October 20, the statement added.

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    Space, International Space Station (ISS), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Roscosmos, Russia
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