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    Approximately 20 Soyuz carrier rockets will be launched into space from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana in 2016.

    KOROLYOV (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) – Approximately 20 Soyuz carrier rockets will be launched into space from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana in 2016, the general director of Russia’s Progress Space Rocket Center said Friday.

    “There are around 20 launches of the Soyuz scheduled for this year from the Kourou Space Center. The earliest launch is planned for May 25 to deliver the European Galileo satellite [into orbit],” Alexander Kirilin told journalists.

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    Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, Progress Space Rocket Center, Russia
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