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Space shuttle makes stately last journey to LA home The US space shuttle Endeavour is making its final journey, at the less than rocket-propelled speed of two miles an hour, in a meticulously planned and stately trip through the streets of Los Angeles.
14 октября 2012
Soyuz rocket launches two satellites as Galileo takes shape Soyuz rocket launched two Galileo satellites into orbit on Friday, marking a crucial step for Europe's planned navigation system, operator Arianespace announced.
13 октября 2012
Mars rover makes surprising rock find A rock analyzed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has a surprising and more varied composition that resembles rare rocks from the bowels of our planet.
12 октября 2012
Austrian space diver no stranger to danger Felix Baumgartner, the Austrian daredevil who had hoped to make history Tuesday with a jump from the edge of space, is no stranger to death-defying danger.
11 октября 2012
Baikonur cosmodrome. ©RIA Novosti Russia and Kazakhstan continue joint development of Baikonur: Roscosmos Russia and Kazakhstan are implementing perspective projects on the use of Baikonur cosmodrome, including creation of Baiterek joint launching facility.
10 октября 2012
SpaceX craft on way to ISS in first supply run SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Sunday, launching the cargo-laden Dragon capsule into orbit en route to the International Space Station for NASA's first privately-run supply mission.
08 октября 2012
Wind delays Austrian's edge of space jump in US US organizers of an Austrian daredevil's record-breaking attempt to jump from the edge of space have delayed the mission by a day due to forecast wind, they said Friday.
07 октября 2012
SpaceX set for first NASA-contracted supply mission US firm SpaceX aims for its next big launch into orbit Sunday -- the first of 12 flights in its $1.6 billion contract with NASA to bring supplies to and from the international space station.
06 октября 2012
Japan mini-satellite to flash code from space A palm-sized Japanese satellite in orbit around Earth will flash a Morse code message that will be visible around the world from next month.
05 октября 2012
©RIA Novosti Soyuz Atameken suggests to identify Kazakhstan's drought-hit lands from space Kazakhstan Farmers Union evaluates that 1.5 million hectares of land have been hit by drought in our country: Soyuz Atameken chairman.
01 октября 2012
Mars rover finds gravel left by 'vigorous' stream NASA's Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that "ran vigorously" through the area.
28 сентября 2012
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin
© RIA Novosti President Nazarbayev suggests launching Baikonur Innovation Fund in partnership with Russia According to him, it is important to think of modernization of the Baikonur town.
19 сентября 2012
Aging Mars rover discovers geological mystery NASA's Opportunity rover, older brother to the Curiosity rover that landed on Mars last month, has made a new discovery that geologists find both puzzling and exciting.
17 сентября 2012
Remains of astronaut legend Neil Armstrong buried at sea The cremated remains of legendary American astronaut Neil Armstrong were scattered at sea Friday, in a ceremony aboard a US aircraft carrier paying final tribute to the first man to set foot on the moon, NASA said.
15 сентября 2012
©REUTERS Two 'hot Jupiters' found in star cluster: NASA US scientists have for the first time found proof that planets can form and survive around sun-like stars within dense star clusters, NASA said Friday.
15 сентября 2012
NASA's Mars rover parked to test robotic arm NASA's Curiosity rover has temporarily halted its journey across the surface of Mars as it tests the tools on its robotic arm.
07 сентября 2012
Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea: family Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, a family spokesman said Thursday.
07 сентября 2012
Ancient star retains oddly youthful glow Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have discovered an ancient star that seems oddly impervious to aging.
06 сентября 2012
ISS crew complete space station repair Two International Space Station crew members on Wednesday successfully completed a spacewalk to install a new power switching unit.
06 сентября 2012
NASA's Voyager 'dancing on edge' of solar system NASA's Voyager 1, launched in 1977, is nearing the edge of the solar system and may already be "dancing on the edge" of outer space, the scientists behind the project said Tuesday.
05 сентября 2012

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