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The launch of Proton-M © Dmitry Khegai
Kazakhstan launches KazSat-3 satellite from Baikonur

An upgraded version of Russian launch vehicle Proton-M has taken off early today from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying Kazakh telecommunications satellite KazSat-3 and Russian relay satellite Luch-5V.

Kazakhstan launches KazSat-3 satellite from Baikonur
SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS
SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS

Private US firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Friday, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab.

SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS
Nazifa Baktybayeva. Photo courtesy of obozrenie.kz
Sophomore students creating satellite in Kazakhstan

A sophomore spacecraft inventor Nazifa Baktybayeva from Kazakhstan's Pavlodar is working on a real satellite.

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Sophomore students creating satellite in Kazakhstan
The European Space Agency (ESA) logo. ©Reuters/Ralph Orlowski
Comet-probing robot to wake from hibernation

A fridge-sized robot lab hurtling through the Solar System aboard a European probe is about to wake from hibernation and prepare for the first-ever landing by a spacecraft on a comet.

Comet-probing robot to wake from hibernation
China's first lunar rover to land on moon Saturday
China's first lunar rover to land on moon Saturday

A space module carrying China's first lunar rover is scheduled to land on the moon Saturday evening, state media said, in a huge step for the Asian superpower's ambitious space programme.

China's first lunar rover to land on moon Saturday
NASA poised to launch Mars atmosphere probe
NASA poised to launch Mars atmosphere probe

What happened to the water on Mars? How did the Red Planet's atmosphere become so thin over time? NASA's MAVEN probe is scheduled to launch Monday on a mission to find out.

NASA poised to launch Mars atmosphere probe
©Baurbek Konyrov
Kazakhstan to launch KazSat-3 by 2015 and scientific satellite by 2020

Kazakhstan is planning to launch a scientific spacecraft in 2023.

Kazakhstan to launch KazSat-3 by 2015 and scientific satellite by 2020
Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'
Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'

India's Mars spacecraft suffered a brief engine failure Monday as scientists tried to move it into a higher orbit around Earth, but controllers denied any setback to the ambitious low-cost mission.

Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'
©press-service of the Department of Emergency Situations of Kyzylorda oblast
Wreckage discovered near Baikonur is no spacecraft: Mussabayev

The wrecks found in Kyzyorda Oblast in southern Kazakhstan do not belong to any space equipment.

Wreckage discovered near Baikonur is no spacecraft: Mussabayev
©Kyzylorda Oblast Emergency Situations Department
No excessive radiation at craft wrecks near Baikonur

Kazakhstan experts have checked the spacecraft wreckage near Baikonur Cosmodrome for excessive radiation background and found none.

No excessive radiation at craft wrecks near Baikonur
©vesti.kz
Kazakhstan offeres Kyrgyzstan jointly use KazSat

Kazakhstan has offered Kyrgyzstan to use its KazSat communication satellites together.

Kazakhstan offeres Kyrgyzstan jointly use KazSat
China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returns to Earth
China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returns to Earth

China completed its longest manned space mission Wednesday as its Shenzhou-10 spacecraft and three crew members safely returned to Earth.

China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returns to Earth
NASA's Voyager 'dancing on edge' of solar system
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.

NASA's Voyager 'dancing on edge' of solar system
NASA's Morpheus test lander crashes and burns
NASA's Morpheus test lander crashes and burns

NASA's experimental moon lander crashed and burst into flames seconds after takeoff Thursday due to a hardware fault, the US space agency said, prompting an investigation but no casualties.

NASA's Morpheus test lander crashes and burns
Joe Acaba, Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Three astronauts land on Earth from ISS in Russian capsule

A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts on Sunday landed on schedule in the Kazakh steppe, the Russian mission control said.

Three astronauts land on Earth from ISS in Russian capsule
Deputy chairman of Kazakhstan Space Agency Meirbek Moldabekov
Kazakhstan and Belarus can unite thier satellites

Kazakhstan and Belarus might unite their remote Earth-sensing satellites and use their data jointly. Space technologies “are becoming a tool for solving economic tasks,” Moldabekov.

Kazakhstan and Belarus can unite thier satellites