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US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car
US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car

American astronauts will step out on a spacewalk Monday to move a stalled rail car that is stuck outside the International Space Station.

US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car
Ayaulym Shalkar's Ash Wear. Photo © ashwear.net
Kazakh graphic designer, model Aya Shalkar opens hearts with Ash Wear

Kazakhstani model, graphic designer and popular Instagramer Ayaulym Shalkar has presented her debut collection of minimalistic clothing.

Kazakh graphic designer, model Aya Shalkar opens hearts with Ash Wear
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New airline Air Kazakhstan renamed to Kazakh Air

A new Kazakh airline Air Kazakhstan that is due to start making domestic flights in Kazakhstan this year has been renamed to Kazakh Air.

New airline Air Kazakhstan renamed to Kazakh Air
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Weather is not affected by rocket launches: Kazakh Minister of Emergency Situations

Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Bozhko expressed his opinion concerning commentaries of local environmentalists who said that rocket launches affected weather conditions in Kazakhstan.

Weather is not affected by rocket launches: Kazakh Minister of Emergency Situations
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Ride-share operator Lyft's New York launch hit snag

Ride-share operator Lyft was forced to postpone its planned launch in New York after a court intervened over demands that it satisfy local safety and licensing requirements.

Ride-share operator Lyft's New York launch hit snag
NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution
NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution
Photo © Vladimir Zaikin
KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan

Kazkommertsbank has launched a contactless payment system that uses mobile phones in Kazakhstan.

KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan
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Modernization of Zenit launching site in Kazakhstan - Russia backtracks, Kazakhstan to bear all costs

National Space Agency's chief said that most probably Kazakhstan would take upon itself all the costs associated with modernization of Zenit launching complex in order to replace Proton booster.

Modernization of Zenit launching site in Kazakhstan - Russia backtracks, Kazakhstan to bear all costs
Proton-M launch. ©РИА Новости
Proton-M crash causes no environmental damage to Kazakhstan: Kazkosmos

The recent accident with the Russian Proton-M carrier rocket has not caused any damage to the environment of Kazakhstan.

Proton-M crash causes no environmental damage to Kazakhstan: Kazkosmos
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Kazakhstan's observation satellite KazEOSat-1 launched from Kourou

Kazakhstan's first remote sensing satellite KazEOSat-1 was launched on April 30 from Kourou space center in French Guiana

Kazakhstan's observation satellite KazEOSat-1 launched from Kourou
Europe launches environment satellite
Europe launches environment satellite

Europe on Thursday launched the first in a constellation of hi-tech satellites designed to monitor Earth for climate change and environmental damage and help disaster relief operations.

Europe launches environment satellite
February 12-13 Kazakhstan and Russia to discuss Proton-M launches

Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket [equipped with a DM-3 booster] carrying three Glonass-M navigation satellites crashed right after the lift-off at Kazakhstan-based Baikonur cosmodrome on July 2, 2013.

February 12-13 Kazakhstan and Russia to discuss Proton-M launches
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No more than 10 Proton launches from Baikonur this year: KazKosmos Vice Chairman

Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket [equipped with a DM-3 booster] carrying three Glonass-M navigation satellites crashed right after the lift-off at Kazakhstan-based Baikonur cosmodrome on July 2, 2013.

No more than 10 Proton launches from Baikonur this year: KazKosmos Vice Chairman
Somalia’s al-Qaeda linked, terrorist group in Somalia, al-Shabaab. Photo courtesy of somalicurrent.com
US forces launch missile strike against Shebab leader in Somalia

The US military launched a missile strike in Somalia on Sunday targeting a suspected Shebab militant leader.

US forces launch missile strike against Shebab leader in Somalia
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NASA launches communications satellite

NASA on Thursday launched a new satellite to boost its growing communications network between Earth and the International Space Station, allowing for nearly uninterrupted video, voice link and data transmission.

NASA launches communications satellite
Pavlodar Petrochemical plant. Tengrinews.kz file photo.
4 new productions launched at Pavlodar plants

4 new production units were launched at Pavlodar plants in December.

4 new productions launched at Pavlodar plants
Members of a local militia collect what it is believed to be a component of the Long March 4B rocket, which was loaded with a CBERS-3 satellite. ©Reuters/Stringer
Brazil, China to make new satellite launch in 2014

Brazil and China will launch a new joint environmental monitoring satellite next year to replace one which failed to enter orbit earlier this month, Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo said Tuesday.

Brazil, China to make new satellite launch in 2014
©Reuters/Gene Blevins
Third time a charm: SpaceX launches commercial satellite

After two delays, private US company SpaceX on Tuesday successfully launched its first commercial satellite, after repairs were made to the Falcon 9 rocket.

Third time a charm: SpaceX launches commercial satellite
China space launch debris wrecks villagers' homes: report
China space launch debris wrecks villagers' homes: report

Debris from the rocket carrying China's first moon rover plummeted to earth in a village more than a thousand kilometres from the launch site, crashing into two homes, a report said Tuesday.

China space launch debris wrecks villagers' homes: report
©Reuters/Simon Newman
Oxfam launches '12 Days of Giving' for Syria refugees

International aid agency Oxfam on Tuesday launched a "12 Days of Giving" appeal to help destitute Syrian refugee families in Jordan and Lebanon survive the region's harsh winter months.

Oxfam launches '12 Days of Giving' for Syria refugees