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 boundaries of new Baikonur district in Astana were approved at an extraordinary session of the city council.
Electronic auction: maintaining the potential of the baikonur cosmodrome (maintaining the readiness for the intended use of the components of the equipment of the republic of belarus "fregat" at the launch and technical facilities of the baikonur cosmodrome)
To find the old Soviet space shuttles, the YouTubers broke into an old hangar in the Baikonur Cosmodrome spaceport in Kazakhstan.
Baikonur time July 17) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Soyuz MS, moved on Monday from an assembly hangar to the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of its planned July 7 launch, replaces the Soyuz TMA-M series spacecraft which have been used for ISS expeditions since 2010, Reuters reported.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The first in history Russia-EU mission to Mars takes off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Russia will carry out the launches of four manned and three cargo spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan within the International Space Station (ISS)'s program in 2016, Russian state corporation Roscosmos said Thursday, Sputnik reported.
There was a round of applause for Maj Peake as the rocket carrying the Soyuz module blasted off from a Russian space centre in Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
The Baikonur Cosmodrome, which costs Russia $115 million each year to lease, one of the most important space launch facilities in the world, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.
That's where Volga-Dnepr Airlines stepped in to deliver two Russian telecommunications satellites--Express AM7 and Express AM8 from Toulouse, France, to Kransnoyarsk, Russia, to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Summary: An unmanned Russian carrier rocket exploded Tuesday on takeoff at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, .
Summary: An unpiloted Russian craft carrying cargo for the International Space Station has launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.