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Baikonur cosmodrome. ©REUTERS
Baiterek SRC project to be based on Zenit rocket

Kazakhstan and Russia agreed to use Zenit launcher in Baiterek (SRC) space rocket complex.

Baiterek SRC project to be based on Zenit rocket
Proton launcher. ©RIA Novosti
Russia to solve problems with Kazakhstan by abandoning Proton

Head of RosKosmos Vladimir Popovkin declared that Proton launchers would be withdrawn from service after 2020.

Russia to solve problems with Kazakhstan by abandoning Proton
North Korea puts rockets on standby for US strike
North Korea puts rockets on standby for US strike

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered preparations Friday for strategic rocket strikes on the US mainland and military bases after US stealth bombers flew training runs over South Korea.

North Korea puts rockets on standby for US strike
Combat-ready' N. Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland
Combat-ready' N. Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland

North Korea's military put its "strategic" rocket units on a war footing Tuesday, with a fresh threat to strike targets on the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam, as well as South Korea.

Combat-ready' N. Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland
Sudan attacks in Darfur breach sanctions: UN
Sudan attacks in Darfur breach sanctions: UN

Sudan breached UN sanctions by using warplanes and rockets bought from Belarus and Russia in the Darfur conflict, according to UN experts who have called for a tightened embargo.

Sudan attacks in Darfur breach sanctions: UN
Arianespace wins Australian broadband satellite contract
Arianespace wins Australian broadband satellite contract

European satellite launch company Arianespace was Monday selected by Australia to send rockets into orbit to help bring broadband to the country's remote Outback.

Arianespace wins Australian broadband satellite contract
Rocket fired from Gaza Strip hits southern Israel: police
Rocket fired from Gaza Strip hits southern Israel: police

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed early Tuesday near Ashkelon in southern Israel, police said, in the first such strike since a November truce.

Rocket fired from Gaza Strip hits southern Israel: police
Chairman of Kazakhstan national space agency Talgat Mussabayev. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
KazKosmos eyes cooperation with companies of north Kazakhstan

Akim of North-Kazakhstan oblast Samat Yeskendirov met with chairman of Kazakhstan national space agency Talgat Mussabayev.

KazKosmos eyes cooperation with companies of north Kazakhstan
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UN investigating Iran link to Yemen arms seizure

UN sanctions experts are investigating the Yemeni government's claims that Iran supplied rockets and explosives seized from a ship last month.

UN investigating Iran link to Yemen arms seizure
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Russia-launched satellite plunges into Pacific: official

A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite plunged into the Pacific Ocean on Friday only moments after being launched from a mobile sea platform.

Russia-launched satellite plunges into Pacific: official
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Russia plans replacement for Soyuz rocket

Russia's struggling space agency has unveiled a new multi-billion-dollar plan that will see the development of a replacement for the ageing Soyuz rocket by 2020.

Russia plans replacement for Soyuz rocket
North Korea is nuclear test-ready: US think-tank
North Korea is nuclear test-ready: US think-tank

North Korea has repaired extensive rain damage at its nuclear test facility and could conduct a detonation on two weeks notice, a US think-tank said Friday, citing satellite imagery analysis.

North Korea is nuclear test-ready: US think-tank
N. Korea leader urges development of bigger rockets
N. Korea leader urges development of bigger rockets

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered the development of bigger rockets, state media said Saturday, after Pyongyang sparked international condemnation with a long-range rocket launch.

N. Korea leader urges development of bigger rockets
China resists moves to sanction N. Korea: diplomats
China resists moves to sanction N. Korea: diplomats

China is resisting US-led efforts to order new sanctions against North Korea over its rocket launch and the UN Security Council could take weeks to decide a formal move, diplomats said.

China resists moves to sanction N. Korea: diplomats
India condemns N. Korea rocket launch, tests own missile
India condemns N. Korea rocket launch, tests own missile

India condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch on Wednesday even as it tested one of its own ballistic weapons, which were developed when India was a nuclear pariah itself.

India condemns N. Korea rocket launch, tests own missile
Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry. © Vladimir Dmitriyev
Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry makes a statement on the launch of a long-range rocket by North Korea

“We believe the move may have an adverse effect on the global non-proliferation regime and poses a threat of both regional and global scale”, the statement reads.

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry makes a statement on the launch of a long-range rocket by North Korea
North Korea successfully launches long-range rocket
North Korea successfully launches long-range rocket

North Korea successfully launched a long-range rocket on Wednesday, sharply escalating the security threat posed by the nuclear-armed state and provoking concern from China and global condemnation.

North Korea successfully launches long-range rocket
Limited options to punish N. Korea rocket launch
Limited options to punish N. Korea rocket launch

With North Korea seemingly intent on going ahead with its planned rocket launch, the international community must decide how it can punish a country that has proved largely impervious to past sanctions.

Limited options to punish N. Korea rocket launch
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S. Korea urges North to spend on debt, not missiles

South Korea on Friday urged North Korea to repay millions of dollars in debt related to past food aid, and slammed the regime in Pyongyang for squandering scant resources on long-range missile tests.

S. Korea urges North to spend on debt, not missiles
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N. Korea completes installing rocket: report

North Korea has completed installing a long-range rocket on its launch pad, ahead of its planned launch this month in defiance of widespread international condemnation.

N. Korea completes installing rocket: report