March 29, 2013. A rocket booster carrying the ‘Soyuz TMA-08M’ spacecraft with US NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, Russian Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin aboard leaves a flame trail after lift off from the Cosmodrome Baikonur in Kazakhstan. The launch will send Cassidy, Vinogradov and Misurkin on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS)
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March 31, 2013. Local performers from the Naxi, Yi and Bai ethnic minorities performing the cultural production ‘Impression Lijiang’ beneath the 5596 m peak of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, China’s Yunnan province. Created by internationally acclaimed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou, and performed at 3310 m above sea level the daily performance of song, dance, horse riding and story telling is the highest altitude production in the world.
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