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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
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
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
(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
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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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Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome celebrates its 60th anniversary

Today Kazakhstan’s Baikonur celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome celebrates its 60th anniversary
A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft sits on its launch pad as it is prepared for a 7:05 AM launch on December 4, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Fl
NASA counts down to Orion's first step to Mars

The Orion spacecraft, designed to carry humans farther in deep space than ever before, is poised to blast off in what NASA hailed as a first step in mankind's journey to Mars.

NASA counts down to Orion's first step to Mars
Italy's first female astronaut heads to ISS in Russian craft
Italy's first female astronaut heads to ISS in Russian craft

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut safely blasted off Sunday to begin its journey to the International Space Station.

Italy's first female astronaut heads to ISS in Russian craft
NASA hails comet landing as 'breakthrough moment'
NASA hails comet landing as 'breakthrough moment'

NASA hailed the first-ever landing of a spacecraft on a comet as a "breakthrough moment" in the history of space exploration.

NASA hails comet landing as 'breakthrough moment'
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Orbital cargo ship readies for Monday launch

Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus cargo ship is preparing to launch to the International Space Station.

Orbital cargo ship readies for Monday launch
India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos
India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface.

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

India is on course to become the first nation to reach Mars on its first attempt.

Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit
Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station
Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017.

Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station
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Russia to place GLONASS monitoring stations in Kazakhstan

Russia plans to set up two station of the System of Differential Correction and Monitoring (SDCM) for GLONASS in Kazakhstan.

Russia to place GLONASS monitoring stations in Kazakhstan
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SpaceX's next cargo launch set for Sept 20

SpaceX's next unmanned cargo trip to restock supplies at the International Space Station is scheduled for September 20, the US space agency said.

SpaceX's next cargo launch set for Sept 20
Orbital cargo ship makes planned re-entry to Earth
Orbital cargo ship makes planned re-entry to Earth

Unmanned Cygnus cargo ship disintegrated as planned as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere after a month-long resupply mission.

Orbital cargo ship makes planned re-entry to Earth
"Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator" vehicle. Photo courtesy of top.rbc.ru
NASA's 'flying saucer' tests new Mars-landing technology

NASA sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.

NASA's 'flying saucer' tests new Mars-landing technology
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Kazakhstan successfully launches KazEOSat-2

Kazakhstan has launched KazEOSat-2, its second medium resolution Earth observation satellite, from Russia.

Kazakhstan successfully launches KazEOSat-2
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Kazakhstan's observation satellite KazEOSat-1 launched from Kourou

Kazakhstan's first remote sensing satellite KazEOSat-1 was launched on April 30 from Kourou space center in French Guiana

Kazakhstan's observation satellite KazEOSat-1 launched from Kourou