Kazakhstan’s astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov will conduct a number of studies during his 10 day space flight on board the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft.
Kazakh cosmonaut Aydin Aimbetov has been going through a pre-flight preparation in Russian Star City for two months already.
Back in May singer Sarah Brightman announced that she was postponing plans to go into space. Brightman said she was putting her spaceflight on hold for personal and family reasons.
Aidyn Aimbetov will replace world’s best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman who was supposed to go on a $52 million 10-day trip aboard the International Space Station.
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.
Today Kazakhstan’s Baikonur celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Kazakhstan is experiencing disruptions in the transition from Proton carrier rocket to more environmentally friendly Angara booster.
Russia will try again to make contact with an unmanned cargo ship after communications were lost following the spacecraft's launch toward the International Space Station.
Satellite photos of flooding in Karaganda Oblast have been published by Kazakhstani national space company.
Russia will continue using the International Space Station along with NASA until 2024, its space agency said, after Moscow had threatened to stop financing it in 2020.
Plane ticket prices in Kazakhstan will be lowered amid the lowering jet fuel prices in Kazakhstan.
The start of a series of spacewalks to carry out major work at the International Space Station will be delayed by a day to Saturday so NASA can investigate a spacesuits problem.
Back in August 2014 the country’s media reported that Russia was intending to stop financing Baikonur starting from 2016.
A $340 million satellite that aims to alert people to potentially dangerous solar activity and geomagnetic storms blasted off toward deep space atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
SpaceX's launch of a $340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore was postponed.
NASA hailed a proposal by President Barack Obama to boost spending for the US space agency and announced plans for a mission to explore Jupiter's moon, Europa.
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has reportedly added global Internet access from satellites to his vision of a future alongside sporty electric cars.
The private space exploration firm SpaceX said it had secured a $1 billion investment that could help founder Elon Musk's plan to build a satellite Internet network.
SpaceX will try again to launch a load of cargo to the International Space Station and recycle its Falcon 9 rocket by landing a key part on an ocean platform.
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.