ASTANA (CyHAN)- One of the biggest communication satellite of Turkey, TE-rksat 4B, which was jointly produced by Japan and Turkish engineers in Tokyo, was lifted off
at GMT(20:40), (03:40 Kazakhstan local time) from Baikonur Cosmodrome located in Kazakhstan.
Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa is currently on the ISS engaged in a long-term mission, after he and two other astronauts from the United States and Russia left for the space station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft that lifted off
from Kazakhstan in June.
Summary: A Japanese rocket carrying supplies for the International Space Station has lifted off
from a remote island in southern Japan.
It had just lifted off
from the Sriharikota space centre on Saturdayin Andhra Pradesh state, and was carrying a GSAT-5P communications satellite.
Atlantis lifted off
from Cape Canaveral into a partly cloudy sky.
The 230-ton Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off
at 9:52 am, carrying five satellites from four countries namely France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.
with photos) KUWAIT, Aug 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Dive Team of the Environment Voluntary Foundation lifted off
two two tons of abandoned nets off the Scientific Center in cooperation with marine rescue units of Kuwait fire department, the operation chief said on Sunday.
Launch facility personnel who were in bunkers at the site when the rocket lifted off
survived, the Interfax news agency reported, citing an unnamed source.
The ex Pussycat Doll, 34, was shaken and very relieved when Lewis eventually walked away after his car lifted off
briefly as another slid underneath his.
The campaign lifted off
at Glebe Junior School, Washington, with one of the four craftsmen Takeshi Nishibayashi showing off his skills to the youngsters.
The balloon landed about 50 miles away from where it lifted off
She and two Soviet cosmonauts lifted off
from the Baikonur cosmodrome into a clear blue sky, where Helen will perform eight days of experiments on the orbiting space station Mir.