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Flaming Space Junk Over Australia Is Russian Rocket Debris

July 11, 2014
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Australians saw what looked to be a meteor flying through the night sky. But experts confirm it to be falling debris from a Russian rocket. Video provided by Newsy

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AFP (May 29, 2014) — A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a Russian-Western crew blasted off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station, as space cooperation between Moscow and the West presses on. Duration: 00:34 Video provided by AFP
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