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    Russia Plans 29 Space Launches in 2017

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    Russia's Roscosmos state corporation plans 29 space launches next year, up from 17 launches in 2016, the TV Roscosmos station said Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Deputy Prime Minister and head of Roscosmos supervisory committee Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday 23 launches are planned in 2017.

    "Twenty-nine space launches are planned in 2017, there may be unscheduled [launches]," the corporation's TV station said. Roscosmos has not officially disclosed its projections.

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