IN SPACE (SEPTEMBER 2, 2017) (NASA TV) – NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Sunday (September 3), capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record. Continue reading
Russia blocks a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday (April 12) to condemn last week’s deadly gas attack in Syria. Pascale Davies reports.
The first freight train to run from Britain to China left on Monday, carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. Continue reading
Sunday sees world records tumble in the swimming pool, as Adam Peaty and then Katie Ledecky both set new world record times on the way to Olympic gold in Rio. Michel Phelps also helps Team USA to gold in Men’s 4X100 metres relay.
Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) watch their colleague Tim Peake’s take-off from Baikonur in Kazakhstan as he becomes the first Briton to visit the International Space Station.
Satellite operator Spacecom says it does not know what caused the failure of its communication satellite Amos-5, which was launched in 2011 and provides coverage to clients in Africa.
Kazakhstan (Next Media) – Scientists are trying to figure out why 60,000 saigas, a critically endangered antelope that roams the steppe of Kazakhstan, died within four days in May.
Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters
The Progress 59 Russian space cargo ship tumbles out of control after launch.
Facing health rumours, Russian President Vladimir Putin says life is “boring without gossip”, at his first public appearance more than a week.