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Russian Craft Set for Space Station Trip

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Russian Craft Set for Space Station Trip

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Russian Craft Set for Space Station Trip

Russian Craft Set for Space Station Trip

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A Russian Soyuz spacecraft is scheduled to blast off Saturday to carry one Russian cosmonaut, one U.S. astronaut and much-needed supplies to the International Space Station. The mission takes on added importance after the Feb. 1 loss of shuttle Columbia. NPR's Richard Harris reports.