Posted: November 7, 2013 Filed under: Global, Space & Aviation | Tags: Baikonur Cosmodrome, International Space Station, Kazakhstan, NBC News, Olympic, Olympic flame, RUSSIA, Sochi
Russia’s Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft carrying an unlit Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images
Dan Kedmey reports: The Olympic torch has been conveyed on snow-bikes, skidoos, camels and canoes, and just when it seemed that every mode of transport had been exhausted, Russia blasted the torch into space on a gaily painted Olympic-themed rocket, according to the Atlantic Wire.
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