Russia to send Olympic torch into space
SOCHI, Russia -- The Olympic torch has gone underwater at the Great Barrier Reef, flown on the Concorde and traveled on the back of a camel.
Now Russia is taking the torch to new heights -- space.
As part of a four-month torch relay ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the torch will make its first trip into space using a Soyuz TMA-11M manned spaceship provided by the Russian Federal Space Agency, organizers said Monday.
Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryazansky and Oleg Kotov ...
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