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Meteor shower to be witnessed in Kazakhstan

2014 Perseid meteor shower will be visible in Kazakhstan at night today, August 13.

Meteor shower to be witnessed in Kazakhstan
China to send orbiter to moon and back
China to send orbiter to moon and back

China will launch its first recoverable moon orbiter later this year in the latest step in its ambitious space programme.

China to send orbiter to moon and back
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NASA films grandiose eruption on the Sun

NASA has released a 40-second video that captured a grand coronal mass ejection from the surface of the Sun at the speed of 1.5 million miles per hour (2.4 kilometers per hour).

NASA films grandiose eruption on the Sun
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Russia fights against Kazakhstan Ecological Code at Baikonur: Mussabayev

Chairman of KazCosmos National Space Agency Mussabayev said that Russia opposes introduction of the Ecological Code of Kazakhstan at Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Russia fights against Kazakhstan Ecological Code at Baikonur: Mussabayev
Baikonur Cosmodrome ©REUTERS
Russia to cease leasing Zenit-M launching site at Kazakhstan's Baikonur

Zenit-M rocket launching complex will become a Kazakhstan property on January 1, 2015, effectively ending Russian lease.

Russia to cease leasing Zenit-M launching site at Kazakhstan's Baikonur
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Ariane space ship wreckage confirmed to come from July launch, Kazakhstan off the hook

BBC has contacted the UK Space Agency and Arianespace about the space ship wreckage found in Brazil on April 28.

Ariane space ship wreckage confirmed to come from July launch, Kazakhstan off the hook
Photo courtesy of Kazcosmos
French Ariane ruins Kazakhstan's first surveillance satellite?

The Atlantic has release a photo by Reuter's photograher Tarso Sarraf of a part of Ariane rocket lifted from a river somewhere in Brazil.

French Ariane ruins Kazakhstan's first surveillance satellite?
Photo courtesy of Kazcosmos
Kazakhstan's KazEOSat-1 satellite launch delayed over ventilation problems

KazEOSat-1 satellite was not been launched on schedule from the Kourou space centre in French Guiana.

Kazakhstan's KazEOSat-1 satellite launch delayed over ventilation problems
Photo © Baurbek Konyrov
Own satellites are a must for Kazakhstan: Musabayev

Talgat Musabayev, chief of Kazakhstan's space industry, has responded to the adversaries of space industry development in Kazakhstan.

Own satellites are a must for Kazakhstan: Musabayev
Chairman of Kazakhstan National Space Agency Talgat Mussabayev. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazcosmos negotiating flights of Kazakh astronauts with NASA

Chair of Kazakhstan National Space Agency held talks with NASA representative on the possibility of sending Kazakh astronauts into space.

Kazcosmos negotiating flights of Kazakh astronauts with NASA
Talgat Mussabayev. By Yaroslav Radlovsky ©
KazKosmos willing to send a Kazakh cosmonaut to the International Space Station

According to Talgat Mussabayev, KazKosmos Head, the plan is hampered by the current lack of places aboard Soyuz spaceships.

KazKosmos willing to send a Kazakh cosmonaut to the International Space Station