Nightly News   |  March 25, 2014

Soyuz Blasts Off from Kazakhstan

Space is one of the areas where the U.S. and Russia are still cooperating: on Tuesday the Russian Soyuz launched two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut to the International Space Station.

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>>> mentioned that president obama today called russia a regional power . well, that regional power provided a ride to space for an american astronaut today. steve swanson and two russians could monday oughts all cozy in the soyuz, blasted off to join the crew on board the international space station . space is one of those areas where the u.s. and russia still cooperate. it's brought us closer over the years, which is a good thing, when our guys need a ride up and back.