Fireworks shows in all 63 cities and provinces across the country will blast off at midnight on February 2 to mark the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet).
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The US space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of six astronauts were set to blast off early Sunday on a mission to deliver a module dubbed Tranquility to the International Space Station.
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Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States blast off to the International Space Station on Monday, bringing with them promises of 'space sushi' and 'tweets' from the cosmos.
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Japan's space agency JAXA's H-2B rocket, carrying Japan's first unmanned H-2 Transfer Vehicle, blasts off from Tanegashima Space Center on Japan's southern island of Tanegashima September 11, 2009. The H-2 Transfer Vehicle, known as HTV, which is expected to reach the International space station next week, is loaded with more than 3 tons of food, equipment, supplies and experiments, including two Earth-monitoring devices that will help track climate change.
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SEOUL, Aug 19, 2009 (AFP) - South Korea Wednesday postponed the launch of its first space rocket minutes before the scheduled blast-off and began dumping its fuel, live television coverage showed.
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