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Syria's Eastern Ghouta: two weeks under attack

Here is another Aleppo, where hundreds of civilians have been slaughtered. 

SpaceX launches world's most powerful rocket toward Mars

The monster rocket's test voyage has captured the world's imagination.

SpaceX rocket launches, then lands at sea

An unmanned SpaceX rocket successfully launched a satellite into orbit then quickly returned to earth - landing on a platform in the ocean.
May 06, 2016 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

China sets out plan for manned moon landing by 2036

China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, a senior space official said, the latest goal in China's ambitious lunar exploration programme.
April 29, 2016 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Russia makes second historic rocket launch amid space industry crisis

Russia launches a rocket from the country's new spacesport, a second attempt in 24 hours to launch the unmanned Soyuz rocket after a technical fault. Russia launched its inaugural rocket from a new cosmodrome on Thursday, a day after a technical glitch thwarted the much-publicised event in a sign of continued crisis in the nation's space industry.An unmanned Soyuz rocket carrying three satellites roared off from the launch pad at Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur Region near China's border at 0501 Moscow time (0201 GMT), Russian news agencies reported.The launch was called off less than two minutes before the lift-off on Wednesday, upsetting President Vladimir Putin who had flown thousands of kilometres to watch what Russian media and officials touted as an historic event.Delays and corruption have blighted work on the new cosmodrome.A European Space Agency launch in French Guiana, using a similar Russian Soyuz rocket, was also delayed by technical problems this month.
April 28, 2016 | 04:36 pm GMT+7
 
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