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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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Roscosmos says the unmanned Progress M-20M spacecraft moored at the station yesterday about six hours after its launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
November 9: The Phobos-Grunt space probe, Russia's first interplanetary mission in 15 years, is launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan but does not reach the right trajectory towards Mars.
Summary: Curious gopher found living undera launch pad at Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has overseen the transportation of its second satellite Y1B from EADS Astrium facilities in Toulouse, France, to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
The launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan was originally scheduled for Monday morning but was postponed following interruption of the countdown prior to the lift-off of the Soyuz launch vehicle.
The launch was scheduled for earlier today but was postponed following interruption of the countdown prior to lift-off of the Soyuz launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Giove A took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket.
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying British-born astronaut Michael Foale and two others blasted off today for the International Space Station from the Russian space programme's cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The Progress cargo ship had blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakstan on Sunday.
Other concerns, says Smith, include reports of physical deterioration at Russia's launch site, the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan.
Russia and Kazakhstan signed an agreement to create the Baiterek launch complex for a new Soyuz-5 medium-range missile at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russia's RIA Novosti news agency reported.