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Russia was a part of ISS construction from the beginning.In 1998, the Zarya control module was the first element launched.
Across dozens of flights, Progress has experienced only a handful of failures over the space station's lifetime (in 20).
It began with the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project of 1975 and continued with a series of NASA astronauts visiting Mir.
After the Soviet Union broke apart in 1991, funds reportedly ran thin for the space program.
Then in 2013, another booster failed 17 seconds after the launch. In addition to launching satellites for other countries, Roscosmos does numerous satellite missions of its own.
Some examples include Earth observation, military satellites, telecommunications, and Glosnass navigation satellites.