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New dwarf galaxy discovered around Milky Way

Astronomers have identified a new ultra-faint dwarf satellite companion of our Milky Way Galaxy.

New dwarf galaxy discovered around Milky Way
Space 360: first-ever 4K panoramic view from ISS

In a new installment of pioneering 360° video documentary ,the Cupola, mounted on the Earth-facing side of the ISS.

Space 360: first-ever 4K panoramic view from ISS
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Space-bound Russian android shows handyman skills

Android robot FEDOR, likely to be part of Russian manned space missions starting 2021, has displayed impressive handyman skills.

Space-bound Russian android shows handyman skills
Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars

SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft.

Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua
China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua

China will launch its second space lab as the country works towards setting up its own space station, among several ambitious goals.

China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua
More than a billion stars mapped in Milky Way: ESA
More than a billion stars mapped in Milky Way: ESA

The Gaia space probe, launched in December 2013, has mapped more than a billion stars in the Milky Way.

More than a billion stars mapped in Milky Way: ESA
US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

Two US astronauts are set to embark on a spacewalk Friday to install a special parking spot for private spaceship traffic at ISS.

US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite
Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite

Japan is abandoning a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar satellite it sent to study black holes, disappointed space scientists said.

Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite
Japan loses track of pricey black hole satellite
Japan loses track of pricey black hole satellite

Dozens of space scientists are desperately scouring the skies after losing track of a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar Japanese satellite that was sent to study black holes.

Japan loses track of pricey black hole satellite
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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
'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists
'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists

A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced.

'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists
British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space

Tim Peake, the first British astronaut on the International Space Station, dialled a wrong number after trying to phone home for Christmas, asking a woman "Is this planet Earth?"

British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
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
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Kazakhstan to cooperate with UAE in defense and space

Kazakhstan plans to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in defense and space industries.

Kazakhstan to cooperate with UAE in defense and space
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Kazakhstan isn’t going to mass-produce cosmonauts: head of KazKosmos National Space Agency

However, plans are afoot to keep on training prospective astronauts, including female astronauts.

Kazakhstan isn’t going to mass-produce cosmonauts: head of KazKosmos National Space Agency
(From left to right) Talgat Mussabayev, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Aidyn Aimbetov and Toktar Aubakirov. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz.
Kazakhstan's third astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov awarded highest state award

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev awarded Aidyn Aimbetov, the third Kazakh cosmonaut, Khalyk Kakharmany (People’s Hero) title.

Kazakhstan's third astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov awarded highest state award
Crew members on the International Space Station. Photo from Twitter.
Photos of Caspian Sea and Astana from space posted on Twitter

Astronauts, who are currently on board of the ISS, have tweeted the photos of the Caspian Sea and Kazakhstan's capital Astana from space.

Photos of Caspian Sea and Astana from space posted on Twitter
Talgat Mussabayev. Photo courtesy of kargaly.coz.kz.
Aidyn Aimbetov's flight to ISS is a milestone event for Kazakhstan: Chairman of Kazcosmos Talgat Mussabayev

Space flight of Kazakhstan’s astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov to the International Space Station is a milestone event for Kazakhstan.

Aidyn Aimbetov's flight to ISS is a milestone event for Kazakhstan: Chairman of Kazcosmos Talgat Mussabayev
Soyuz rocket with three astronauts launches towards ISS
Soyuz rocket with three astronauts launches towards ISS

A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts successfully launched towards the International Space Station, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history.

Soyuz rocket with three astronauts launches towards ISS
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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