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Sochi olympics

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A pair of Russian cosmonauts took an Olympic torch into open space for the first time as part of the torch relay of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games.

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Sochi olympics

  1. 1. Spacewalk for the Sochi Olympic Torch News4kid.com – Article On Nov 9 th a Russian torch went where no torch had gone before.A pair of Russian cosmonauts took an Olympic torch into open space for the first time as part of the torch relay of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. Gripping the unlit silver-and-red torch in the gloved fist of his spacesuit, Oleg Kotov crawled through a hatch and stepped outside the International Space Station, where he waved it triumphantly on Saturday.
  2. 2. ‘Spacewalk for the Sochi Olympic Torch News4kid.com – Article He handed the torch to Sergei Ryazansky and they took turns posing with it in a zero-gravity film session. "That's a beautiful view," Ryazansky said. Earlier a three-person crew carried the torch up on a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan on Thursday.
  3. 3. ‘Spacewalk for the Sochi Olympic Torch News4kid.com – Article The torch will be returned to Earth on Monday by Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, U.S. astronaut Karen Nyberg and Italian Luca Parmitano and handed off to Sochi officials. It will be used to light the Olympic flame when the Games start of Feb. 7
  4. 4. Spacewalk for the Sochi Olympic Torch News4kid.com – Article If you want to read more articles like this then please visit News4kid.com

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