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China to launch moon rover on Monday
China to launch moon rover on Monday

China will launch its first ever moon rover mission on Monday, state media said, as Beijing embarks on the latest stage in its ambitious space programme.

China to launch moon rover on Monday
Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite
Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a military satellite in the early hours of Tuesday from its Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite
Talgat Mussabayev. Marat Abilov ©
Immediate complete ban on launches of heptyl-run rockets impossible: KazKosmos Head

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.

Immediate complete ban on launches of heptyl-run rockets impossible: KazKosmos Head
LG unveils curved-screen smartphone
LG unveils curved-screen smartphone

LG Electronics unveiled Monday a curved-screen smartphone, taking on rival Samsung in a niche market seen as a first step on the road to fully flexible products.

LG unveils curved-screen smartphone
Apple unveils revamped iPads to beat back rivals
Apple unveils revamped iPads to beat back rivals

Apple has unveiled the "iPad Air", a slimmer version of its top-selling full-size tablet, and a revamped iPad Mini, bidding to fend off rivals who have eroded its market dominance.

Apple unveils revamped iPads to beat back rivals
Eyes on Apple for new iPads at US event
Eyes on Apple for new iPads at US event

Apple is on Tuesday expected to show off slick new iPads to take on rival tablet makers during the prime year-end holiday shopping season.

Eyes on Apple for new iPads at US event
©Marat Abilov
e-ISLAM to be launched in Kazakhstan by year end

e-ISLAM web portal will be launched in Kazakhstan this year.

e-ISLAM to be launched in Kazakhstan by year end
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First Proton launched from Baikonur after crash

Theу First Proton-M carrier rocket after the July crash has been launched from Baikonur cosmodrome.

First Proton launched from Baikonur after crash
Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch
Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch

Japan's new solid-fuel rocket blasted off Saturday carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated from a laptop computer-based command centre.

Japan's new rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch
Apple tailors two new iPhones for world market
Apple tailors two new iPhones for world market

Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new iPhones, fielding a slick new top-end model along with one aimed at budget-conscious smartphone shoppers around the world.

Apple tailors two new iPhones for world market
India launches satellite for new navigation system
India launches satellite for new navigation system

India launched the first of seven satellites for its domestic satellite navigation network Tuesday, its space centre said, in the first step to creating a scaled down version of the US Global Positioning System.

India launches satellite for new navigation system
Chairman of KazAtomProm National Atomic Company Vladimir Shkolnik. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Photoelectric plates plant to be launched in East Kazakhstan in November 2013

Start-up and commissioning works have started at the photoelectric plates plant in East-Kazakhstan.

Photoelectric plates plant to be launched in East Kazakhstan in November 2013
China to launch longest-ever manned space mission
China to launch longest-ever manned space mission

China was to launch its longest-ever manned space mission Tuesday, with its second woman astronaut among the crew, as it steps up its ambitious space programme, a symbol of the country's growing power.

China to launch longest-ever manned space mission
Rocket transportation to launch site at Baikonur. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan to make Baikonur rocket launches a tourist attraction

Kazakhstan wants to make rocket launches from Baikonur cosmodrome a tourist attraction.

Kazakhstan to make Baikonur rocket launches a tourist attraction
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis

Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.

Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
Penfolds pops cork on 'perfect' 2008 Grange
Penfolds pops cork on 'perfect' 2008 Grange

Nestled in Australia's Adelaide hills, Penfolds Magill Estate has opened its double cellar doors to launch global sales of one of the most hyped "new world" wines in recent history.

Penfolds pops cork on 'perfect' 2008 Grange
'Iron Man 3' blasts off US blockbuster season
'Iron Man 3' blasts off US blockbuster season

"Iron Man 3" is expected to launch America's summer blockbuster season with a bang this weekend, having already taking global box offices by storm.

'Iron Man 3' blasts off US blockbuster season
Samsung releases new smartphone, posts record profit
Samsung releases new smartphone, posts record profit

Samsung on Friday released the latest version of its flagship Galaxy smartphone, as it announced record first quarter profits driven by surging sales growth in its mobile division.

Samsung releases new smartphone, posts record profit
Orbital Sciences launches Antares rocket
Orbital Sciences launches Antares rocket

US manufacturer Orbital Sciences launched its first Antares rocket Sunday, paving the way for a demonstration flight to the International Space Station within months.

Orbital Sciences launches Antares rocket
Chairman of Kazakhstan National Space Agency Talgat Mussabayev. Photo by Marat Abilov©
French want to personally launch Kazakhstan satellite

Kazakhstan’s high-resolution Earth remote-sensing satellite scheduled for launch in 2014 from French cosmodrome Kuru has secret equipment.

French want to personally launch Kazakhstan satellite