Baikonur

Will Russia withdraw troops from Baikonur?

Russian-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome can be made a completely civilian object, minister of Kazakhstan's defense and aerospace industry Beibut Atamkulov said. "Indeed, the issue of military withdrawal from …

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Progress MS-08 to be launched to ISS today

Soyuz-2.1a rocket will be launched with Progress MS-08 resupply ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today at 11:13 Moscow time, Roscosmos said in a statement. "The launch of the Progress MS-08 cargo spacecraft is scheduled for the …

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Twelve spacecrafts to be launched from Baikonur

12 spacecraft,  including the Kanopus-V-IK satellite for remote sensing of the Earth, will be launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The corresponding order was given by the head of the Russian government, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. …

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Baikonur prepares for Progress MS-06 launch

Preparations for the second launch of the year began at Baikonur cosmodrome under the ISS programme, Kazinfom reports. Specialists of the Progress Russian Space Center are preparing Soyuz-2.1A carrier rocket for the launch which is …

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Soyuz-FG Rocket installed at Baikonur launch pad

A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a Soyuz MS-04 space freighter was transferred and installed at a launch pad of the Baikonur space center on April 17, Russia's Roscosmos State Corporation said. The launch of the Soyuz MS-04 piloted …

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Russia to launch 15 rockets from Baikonur

Russia plans 23 space launches next year, eight of them from homegrown launch pads, the Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Roscosmos state space corporation supervisory committee Dmitry Rogozin said. "Fifteen …

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Nazarbayev and Rogozin hold meeting

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin discussed the further development of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, as well as defense and armaments issues during a meeting in …

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Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft with new crew put in orbit

The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft with three crew members blasted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan late Thursday and reached orbit several minutes later, a Roscosmos spokesman said. "The spacecraft separated from the third …

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Soyuz MS-02 launch postponed due to burnt cable

A burnt cable was the cause of postponing the launch of the Soyuz MS-02 manned spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, a source in the rocket and space sector said on Thursday. …

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Tour trip to Baikonur

A year before largest international exhibition 'Astana EXPO-2017', Kazakhstan is ready to introduce new programs of extreme and industrial tourism, in which guests of the forum will be able to participate. In particular, the country may …

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