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NASA has published photos of Supermoon at Baikonur

The Supermoon was captured rising behind the rocket, which is to be launched this Thursday.

NASA has published photos of Supermoon at Baikonur
Turar Kazangapov ©
Kazakhstan isn’t going to mass-produce cosmonauts: head of KazKosmos National Space Agency

However, plans are afoot to keep on training prospective astronauts, including female astronauts.

Kazakhstan isn’t going to mass-produce cosmonauts: head of KazKosmos National Space Agency
Igor Burenkov. ©RIA Novosti
Russia launches Proton rocket with British satellite

Russia successfully launched a Proton rocket with a British satellite in the first such launch since an engine failure in May resulted in a Mexican satellite being destroyed.

Russia launches Proton rocket with British satellite
Aydin Aimbetov. Frame from video of Khabar TV channel.
Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov prepares for his flight to ISS on September 1

Kazakh cosmonaut Aydin Aimbetov has been going through a pre-flight preparation in Russian Star City for two months already.

Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov prepares for his flight to ISS on September 1
Kazakhstan to pay $20 million to send its cosmonaut to ISS

Back in May singer Sarah Brightman announced that she was postponing plans to go into space. Brightman said she was putting her spaceflight on hold for personal and family reasons.

Kazakhstan to pay $20 million to send its cosmonaut to ISS
Aidyn Aimbetov Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz
Roskosmos confirms Kazakhstan cosmonaut will fly to ISS in September

Aidyn Aimbetov will replace world’s best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman who was supposed to go on a $52 million 10-day trip aboard the International Space Station.

Roskosmos confirms Kazakhstan cosmonaut will fly to ISS in September
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Russia to make launches from Baikonur until 2024

Head of the Russian Space Agency Igor Komarov declared that Russia will be continuing launches from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome until 2024, when it will switch to its own Vostochny Cosmodrome.

Russia to make launches from Baikonur until 2024
Photo courtesy of engineeringrussia.com
Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome celebrates its 60th anniversary

Today Kazakhstan’s Baikonur celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome celebrates its 60th anniversary
Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths

Is there a connection between the mass die-out of saigas in Kazakhstan and rocket launches from Baikonur cosmodrome?

Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths
Photo courtesy of picc.it
Kazakhstan's plans to transition to ecologically safe rockets disrupted

Kazakhstan is experiencing disruptions in the transition from Proton carrier rocket to more environmentally friendly Angara booster.

Kazakhstan's plans to transition to ecologically safe rockets disrupted
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Russia to keep using Kazakhstan's Baikonur despite constructing Vostochny cosmodrome: Russia’s Ambassador

Back in August 2014 the country’s media reported that Russia was intending to stop financing Baikonur starting from 2016.

Russia to keep using Kazakhstan's Baikonur despite constructing Vostochny cosmodrome: Russia’s Ambassador
Tengrinews.kz file photo
Russia may stop financing Baikonur in 2016

Russian Finance Ministry might stop financing Baikonur cosmodrome in 2016.

Russia may stop financing Baikonur in 2016
Progress M-24M. ©Roskosmos
Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails

A cargo craft successfully docked with the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said.

Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails
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Russia & Kazakhstan quid pro quo on Baikonur

Two new Kazakh-Russian intergovernmental agreements concerning Baikonur Cosmodrome are a possibility.

Russia & Kazakhstan quid pro quo on Baikonur
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Weather is not affected by rocket launches: Kazakh Minister of Emergency Situations

Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Bozhko expressed his opinion concerning commentaries of local environmentalists who said that rocket launches affected weather conditions in Kazakhstan.

Weather is not affected by rocket launches: Kazakh Minister of Emergency Situations
© Mikhail Yevdokimov
Bizarre glow over Kyzylorda explained

A very unusual phenomenon has been witnessed by residents of Kyzylorda on the evening of July 8.

Bizarre glow over Kyzylorda explained
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Modernization of Zenit launching site in Kazakhstan - Russia backtracks, Kazakhstan to bear all costs

National Space Agency's chief said that most probably Kazakhstan would take upon itself all the costs associated with modernization of Zenit launching complex in order to replace Proton booster.

Modernization of Zenit launching site in Kazakhstan - Russia backtracks, Kazakhstan to bear all costs
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Russia fights against Kazakhstan Ecological Code at Baikonur: Mussabayev

Chairman of KazCosmos National Space Agency Mussabayev said that Russia opposes introduction of the Ecological Code of Kazakhstan at Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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Russia fights against Kazakhstan Ecological Code at Baikonur: Mussabayev
Baikonur Cosmodrome ©REUTERS
Russia to cease leasing Zenit-M launching site at Kazakhstan's Baikonur

Zenit-M rocket launching complex will become a Kazakhstan property on January 1, 2015, effectively ending Russian lease.

Russia to cease leasing Zenit-M launching site at Kazakhstan's Baikonur
Kazakhstan needs $300 million annually to catch up with Russia, the USA and China in space exploration

According to KazKosmos Head, only around $16.4 million is needed to have state-of-the-art laboratories built and fully equipped.

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Kazakhstan needs $300 million annually to catch up with Russia, the USA and China in space exploration