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June 25, 1992 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A deal that permits the first launch of an American-made satellite aboard a Russian rocket could pose a threat to the struggling American commercial launch industry, according to spokesmen for McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. and other American rocket makers. The decision on the Russian launch was one of a series of accords on space exploration reached last week by Russia and the United States during Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's visit to Washington.
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July 11, 1992 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Let's face it, "Soviet," in most people's minds, doesn't mean "quality." Remember all those party hacks in cardboard suits? The ossified political system? The inept industry, surpassed only by the inefficient agriculture? Stalin? So where is the U.S. space program turning for help in developing compact nuclear reactors for use in outer space? To the people who gave the world Chernobyl. Thus, in May, two U.S. Air Force C-5 transports set down in Albuquerque, N.M.
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July 2, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rockwell's Palmdale Plant Wins Shuttle Work: Rockwell International officials said the plant has been chosen to refit the 7-year-old space shuttle Atlantis, allowing the spacecraft to stay aloft longer and possibly enabling it to rendezvous with a Russian space station, officials said.
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July 2, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rockwell's Palmdale Plant Wins Shuttle Work: Rockwell International officials said the plant has been chosen to refit the 7-year-old space shuttle Atlantis, allowing the spacecraft to stay aloft longer and possibly enabling it to rendezvous with a Russian space station, officials said.
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January 28, 1992 | Times Wire Services
A cargo ship linked up with the Mir orbiting space station Monday as ground controllers and cosmonauts pressured the Energia space agency for higher pay. Cosmonauts now make about $6 a month. "Our Work Is Cosmic, Our Pay Should Be Cosmic," read a banner hanging from the wall of the mission control center during the docking of the cargo ship M-11 and the Mir station. The scene was broadcast on television.
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March 21, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High above Earth, the Rip van Winkle of the Space Age said Friday he's greatly looking forward to coming home next week. And like Rip, he said it could take time for him to wake up to a new world. Speaking from orbit, former Soviet cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev told reporters that he is in "high spirits" and laughed at rumors that he has fits of depression.
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March 26, 1992 | From Associated Press
Cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev needed smelling salts after returning to Earth on Wednesday. Not only were his legs wobbly from his 10-month space mission, but he also had to cope with 10 months' worth of dizzying political upheaval that took place in his homeland while he was away.
BUSINESS
July 11, 1992 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Let's face it, "Soviet," in most people's minds, doesn't mean "quality." Remember all those party hacks in cardboard suits? The ossified political system? The inept industry, surpassed only by the inefficient agriculture? Stalin? So where is the U.S. space program turning for help in developing compact nuclear reactors for use in outer space? To the people who gave the world Chernobyl. Thus, in May, two U.S. Air Force C-5 transports set down in Albuquerque, N.M.
NEWS
March 26, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sometime in the 1920s, futurist Yevgeny I. Zamyatin put his vision down on paper: On a vacant lot somewhere in the new Soviet state then being built, there would be two small shops, one selling sausage, the other tickets to Mars. For more than three generations, the Russian writer's brash dream seemed quite logical.
BUSINESS
June 25, 1992 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A deal that permits the first launch of an American-made satellite aboard a Russian rocket could pose a threat to the struggling American commercial launch industry, according to spokesmen for McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. and other American rocket makers. The decision on the Russian launch was one of a series of accords on space exploration reached last week by Russia and the United States during Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's visit to Washington.
NEWS
March 26, 1992 | From Associated Press
Cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev needed smelling salts after returning to Earth on Wednesday. Not only were his legs wobbly from his 10-month space mission, but he also had to cope with 10 months' worth of dizzying political upheaval that took place in his homeland while he was away.
NEWS
March 26, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sometime in the 1920s, futurist Yevgeny I. Zamyatin put his vision down on paper: On a vacant lot somewhere in the new Soviet state then being built, there would be two small shops, one selling sausage, the other tickets to Mars. For more than three generations, the Russian writer's brash dream seemed quite logical.
NEWS
March 21, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High above Earth, the Rip van Winkle of the Space Age said Friday he's greatly looking forward to coming home next week. And like Rip, he said it could take time for him to wake up to a new world. Speaking from orbit, former Soviet cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev told reporters that he is in "high spirits" and laughed at rumors that he has fits of depression.
NEWS
January 28, 1992 | Times Wire Services
A cargo ship linked up with the Mir orbiting space station Monday as ground controllers and cosmonauts pressured the Energia space agency for higher pay. Cosmonauts now make about $6 a month. "Our Work Is Cosmic, Our Pay Should Be Cosmic," read a banner hanging from the wall of the mission control center during the docking of the cargo ship M-11 and the Mir station. The scene was broadcast on television.
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