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SpaceX satellite launch succeeds, but rocket crash lands

SpaceX launched a communications satellite to an orbit but failed to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform.

SpaceX satellite launch succeeds, but rocket crash lands
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
Igor Burenkov. ©RIA Novosti
Russia launches Proton rocket with British satellite

Russia successfully launched a Proton rocket with a British satellite in the first such launch since an engine failure in May resulted in a Mexican satellite being destroyed.

Russia launches Proton rocket with British satellite
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Russia to make launches from Baikonur until 2024

Head of the Russian Space Agency Igor Komarov declared that Russia will be continuing launches from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome until 2024, when it will switch to its own Vostochny Cosmodrome.

Russia to make launches from Baikonur until 2024
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Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths

Is there a connection between the mass die-out of saigas in Kazakhstan and rocket launches from Baikonur cosmodrome?

Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths
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Kazakhstan's plans to transition to ecologically safe rockets disrupted

Kazakhstan is experiencing disruptions in the transition from Proton carrier rocket to more environmentally friendly Angara booster.

Kazakhstan's plans to transition to ecologically safe rockets disrupted
SpaceX to try ocean platform landing of Falcon rocket
SpaceX to try ocean platform landing of Falcon rocket

SpaceX aims to propel modern rocket science into a brave new era by landing a key part of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX to try ocean platform landing of Falcon rocket
India launches biggest ever rocket into space
India launches biggest ever rocket into space

India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket, including an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space.

India launches biggest ever rocket into space
Japan launches rocket carrying asteroid probe
Japan launches rocket carrying asteroid probe

Japan launched a rocket carrying a space probe destined for a distant asteroid, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.

Japan launches rocket carrying asteroid probe
Peacekeeper dies as UN camp in Mali comes under rocket fire: UN
Peacekeeper dies as UN camp in Mali comes under rocket fire: UN

A peacekeeper was killed as a UN camp in northern Mali came under rocket fire in an attack said to have been carried out by a jihadist leader.

Peacekeeper dies as UN camp in Mali comes under rocket fire: UN
SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight
SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight

A SpaceX rocket exploded in midair during a test flight, as the company seeks to develop a spacecraft that can return to Earth.

SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight
Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'
Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'

Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiralling violence.

Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'
Deadly Gaza conflict reignites as Egypt urges new truce
Deadly Gaza conflict reignites as Egypt urges new truce

Israeli warplanes pounded targets in Gaza, a day after killing at least five Palestinians, and militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel

Deadly Gaza conflict reignites as Egypt urges new truce
Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce deadline looms
Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce deadline looms

Two rockets fired by Gaza militants slammed into southern Israel, heightening fears that a 72-hour truce would not be renewed

Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce deadline looms
Europe launches last resupply ship to space station
Europe launches last resupply ship to space station

An Ariane 5 ES heavy rocket lifted off from South America late Tuesday bearing Europe's fifth and final robot supply ship for the International Space Station (ISS), mission control said.

Europe launches last resupply ship to space station
New Israeli strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics
New Israeli strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics

New Israeli air and tank strikes in Gaza early Wednesday killed several people, medics said, bringing the death toll from Israel's operation in the besieged Palestinian territory to 204.

New Israeli strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics
© Mikhail Yevdokimov
Bizarre glow over Kyzylorda explained

A very unusual phenomenon has been witnessed by residents of Kyzylorda on the evening of July 8.

Bizarre glow over Kyzylorda explained
Gaza toll at 118 in day five of Israeli strikes
Gaza toll at 118 in day five of Israeli strikes

Thirteen Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip early Saturday, bringing the toll on the fifth day of violence to 118, medics said.

Gaza toll at 118 in day five of Israeli strikes
©Reuters/Ronen Zvulun
Northern Israel hit by rocket from Lebanon: army

A rocket fired from Lebanon struck northern Israel early Friday, causing troops to hit back with artillery fire over the border, the Israeli army said.

Northern Israel hit by rocket from Lebanon: army
©Reuters/Mike Brown
'Space junk' fireball lights up Australian sky

Australians were treated to a spectacular light show after a flaming object, believed to be space junk from a Russian booster rocket, streaked across the night sky and lit up social media.

'Space junk' fireball lights up Australian sky