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Earthbound Tensions Don't Reach Russian-American Space Partnership

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Earthbound Tensions Don't Reach Russian-American Space Partnership

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Earthbound Tensions Don't Reach Russian-American Space Partnership

Earthbound Tensions Don't Reach Russian-American Space Partnership

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U.S. astronaut Mike Hopkins is expected to land in Kazakhstan, and despite diplomatic tensions the Russians plan to pick him up. It's another sign that U.S. and Russia remain tied at the hip in space.