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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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 Progress MS-03 docks with ISS

Russian Progress MS-03 space freighter, launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, docked with the International Space Station (ISS) automatically, spokesperson for Mission Control Center said. The freighter has delivered …

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Baikonur prepares to receive tourists

Tourist flows have started to be formed in Baikonur, the acting general director of the center for exploitation of space ground-based infrastructure Rano Dzuraev said. All the tour operators involved were chosen by Roskosmos. …

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Astana has no plans to close Baikonur

Astana is not going to refuse to cooperate with Russia in the space sphere after the opening of the Vostochny cosmodrome, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev stated. "If we didn’t have Baikonur we would ...

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Another space expedition flies to ISS

A Russian Soyuz FG rocket launched the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) at 07:32 (MSK). The crew which flew to ISS on the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft today includes Russian cosmonaut ...

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