Baikonur

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Baikonur

(baɪˈkəʊnə)
n
(Placename) a launching site for spacecraft in central Kazakhstan; formerly the centre for the Soviet space programme, now leased from Kazakhstan by Russia
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The rockets have done over 160 missions from bases in Baikanour in Kazakhstan and Yasny, Russia.
The 4,500 kilogram satellite - the largest commercial communications satellite ever built by Lockheed Martin - was launched on February 12, 2000, from the Baikanour Cosmodrome, Kazakstan, aboard a Proton rocket.
Meanwhile, the first Dnepr launch vehicle flew today from the Baikanour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.