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cosmodrome

(ˈkɒzməˌdrəʊm)
n
(Astronautics) a site, esp one in the former Soviet Union, from which spacecraft are launched
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ASTANA (CyHAN)- After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 43 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station on March 27 U.
During the meeting the parties discussed bilateral space cooperation in detail, including interaction at the Baikonur cosmodrome and Baiterek space rocket complex.
LUCA CUMANI dipped into the Fittocks Stud bank account yesterday to supplement the unbeaten filly Cosmodrome for the Ribblesdale Stakes.
ASTANA and BAIKONUR, Republic of Kazakhstan, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kazakh city of Baikonur will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the nearby Baikonur Cosmodrome, which saw the launch of the first artificial satellite (Sputnik 1 in 1957) and of the first human into space (Yuri Gagarin in 1961), from June 1st to 4th, 2005.
Other concerns, says Smith, include reports of physical deterioration at Russia's launch site, the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan.
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan -- International Launch Services (ILS), a leading launch services provider for the global commercial satellite industry, successfully carried the SES-4 satellite into geostationary transfer orbit today on an ILS Proton for SES of Luxembourg (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG).
ASTANA (CyHAN)- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft was mated to its Soyuz booster rocket March 24 as preparations continued for the launch of Expedition 43 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly on March 27 U.
Russia plans 11 launches of the Proton-M carrier rockets from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in 2015, a source in the rocket and space industry told TASS on Thursday.
The "Chasqui 1" satellite was introduced aboard the Russian-built Progress M-22M space shuttle that blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Russia at around 11:30 am (Peru time).
Summary: Curious gopher found living undera launch pad at Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome.
Designated Rimsat 2, the Gorizont launched from the Baikinour Cosmodrome by a Proton SL-12 rocket on April 20 "has taken up position at 142.
Minutes after liftoff from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Soviet Central Asia, Buran separated from Energia.