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Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails

11 Oct 2018

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan A Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut were safe on Thursday after a Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station failed in mid-air two minutes after liftoff in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing. | Video

"Sojus"-Kapsel nach Start zur ISS wegen Panne notgelandet

11 Oct 2018

Baikonur Eine russische "Sojus"-Kapsel mit zwei Astronauten an Bord ist am Donnerstag kurz nach dem Start zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS wegen einer Panne der Trägerrakete in Kasachstan notgelandet.

"Sojus"-Kapsel nach Start zur ISS wegen Panne notgelandet

11 Oct 2018

Baikonur Eine russische "Sojus"-Kapsel mit zwei Astronauten an Bord ist am Donnerstag kurz nach dem Start zur Internationalen Raumstation ISS wegen einer Panne der Trägerrakete in Kasachstan notgelandet.

Rocket with 'Denmark's Gagarin' lifts off to space station

02 Sep 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, roared off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS).

Rocket with "Denmark's Gagarin" lifts off to space station

02 Sep 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, Sept 2 A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, roared off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS).

Space travel and sandwich wrappers

08 Oct 2014

As a great photographer once put it, “to take a good picture, come closer to the object.” But how on earth could I take a close-up shot of a Soyuz rocket as it blast off amid orange flames? Especially when, to comply with safety requirements, I was in a photography position over a kilometer away from the rocket.

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

11 Nov 2013

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

11 Nov 2013

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

11 Nov 2013

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

Kazakhstan’s lone female eagle hunter

06 Mar 2012

“Eagle hunting in my family began with my father, Murat, who learned the traditions from elders in Almaty region,” said Makpal, who became involved at the age of 13.

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