Pall bearers carry the casket of Private Kevin McKay, a member ...
May 21st, 2010
(Reuters) - Pall bearers carry the casket of Private Kevin McKay, a member of the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during funeral services at the Barrie Armoury May 21, 2010. McKay was killed May 13th by a road side bomb while serving in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Bill Sandford (CANADA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY OBITUARY) -
China launched its first ever extraterrestrial landing craft into orbit en route for the moon in the small hours of Monday, in a major milestone for its space program. The Chang'e-3 lunar probe, which includes the Yutu or Jade Rabbit buggy, blasted off on board an enhanced Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre i... [Full Article]
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