NEW YORK - Political divisions prevent the global community from reversing the rise of the Islamic State group, Kazakhstan's top diplomat said, urging world leaders to unite efforts to combat extremism.
Russia on Monday successfully launched a Proton rocket, carrying a Russian telecoms satellite, from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in the second successful launch since the disastrous loss of a Mexican satellite in May.
Kazakhstan welcomed the world's most experienced space flier and two rookie crewmates on Saturday, including Denmark's first-ever astronaut, who returned from the International Space Station with a bull's-eye parachute landing.
A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying the world-s most experienced space flier and two rookie crewmates pulled away from the International Space Station on Friday, aiming for a parachute landing in Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying cosmonaut Sergey Volkov, the European Space Agencyâ€™s Andreas Mogensen and Aidyn Aimbetov of Kazakhstan approaches the International Space Station for docking on Sept. 4, 2015.
When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope, veterinarians in the area had already reported dead animals on the ground.
The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-18M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. The Russian rocket carries Kazakhstan's cosmonaut Aydyn Aimbetov, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Denmark's astronaut Andreas Mogensen.