Space vehicle fragments found in Aktobe rgn identified as geophysical rocket, Defense Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to preliminary data of the joint Kazakh-Russian commission, rocket fragments found in the Aktobe region are identified as a geophysical rocket, Kazinform reports citing the official website of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.
S. Korean air, ocean monitoring satellite heads to French Guiana ahead of launch SEOUL. KAZINFORM - A South Korean geostationary environmental monitoring satellite that can closely check the movement of fine dust and ocean conditions is being moved to French Guiana ahead of its launch, the government said Sunday.
Russian space agency to place telescopes on Moon to track dangerous asteroids MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos plans to place telescopes on its future lunar base in the southern pole of the Earth’s natural satellite to monitor dangerous asteroids and comets, Roscosmos Executive Director for Science and Long-Term Programs Alexander Bloshenko told TASS on Monday.
Russia’s Proton-M rocket with foreign satellites blasts off from Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A Proton-M carrier rocket with a Breeze-M booster blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to deliver a European Eutelsat-5WB and a US MEV-1 satellite into orbit, according to an online broadcast on the website of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos, TASS reports.
Russia’s sample mission to Moon scheduled for 2026-2027 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s Luna-28 mission to deliver samples of the Moon soil to the Earth is tentatively scheduled for launch in 2026-2027, the director of the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Lev Zeleny, told TASS.
Hazza Al Mansoori returns to Earth after successful mission aboard ISS DUBAI. KAZINFORM Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, along with astronauts Nick Hague and Aleksey Ovchinin, returned to Earth safely, after completing his eight-day scientific mission aboard the International Space Station, ISS. The hatch closing of the Soyuz MS-12 took place at 08:20 UAE time, WAM reports.
NASA Astronaut visits Kazakh National Space Center NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Space Week 2019 is celebrated worldwide with lots of interesting activities. The theme of the World Space Week 2019 The Moon: Gateway to the Stars is dated to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 and the first human step on the Moon.
Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft with three crewmembers put in orbit BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Russia’s manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-15 carrying a crew of three to the International Space Station has separated from the third stage of the Soyuz-FG rocket and begun an autonomous flight to the ISS, the announcer at the command center said.
NASA information center likely to be opened in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM This was announced at the first international conference on «Monitoring land changes. Water-energy and food security and sustainable development in Central Asia and the Caucasus» which takes place these days in the capital of Kazakhstan, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry.