Tag Archives: Kazakhstan

03Sep/17

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

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

13Apr/17

Russia blocks U.N. condemnation of Syria attack

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.
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08Aug/16

Swimming records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold

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.

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15Dec/15

ESA scientists watch first Briton taking off from Baikonur to ISS

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.

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09Sep/15

Scientists try to find out why 60,000 antelopes died in four days in Kazakhstan

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.
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17Mar/15

Russia’s Putin reappears after 10 day absence, laughs off “gossip”

Facing health rumours, Russian President Vladimir Putin says life is “boring without gossip”, at his first public appearance more than a week.
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