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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
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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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Kazakhstan thinking of replacing Proton carrier rockets with Zenith: KazKosmos Head

According to him, Russia has no intention to do that. Kazakhstan may have to incur the expenses. With a respective political decision, we are ready to have the plan through.

Kazakhstan thinking of replacing Proton carrier rockets with Zenith: KazKosmos Head
Preparing Kazakhstan's KazSat-3 communications satellite in Baikonur cosmodrome. ©RIA News
KazSat-3 satellite reaches its orbital position

KazSat-3 communications satellite assisted by a Proton-M carrier rocket has reached the designated orbital position,.

KazSat-3 satellite reaches its orbital position
Proton-M launch. ©РИА Новости
Proton-M crash causes no environmental damage to Kazakhstan: Kazkosmos

The recent accident with the Russian Proton-M carrier rocket has not caused any damage to the environment of Kazakhstan.

Proton-M crash causes no environmental damage to Kazakhstan: Kazkosmos
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Russian Proton rocket falls back to Earth after liftoff

A Russian Proton rocket carrying a European-built satellite fell back to Earth on Friday shortly after liftoff in the latest accident to hit the country's once-proud space industry.

Russian Proton rocket falls back to Earth after liftoff
The launch of Proton-M © Dmitry Khegai
Kazakhstan launches KazSat-3 satellite from Baikonur

An upgraded version of Russian launch vehicle Proton-M has taken off early today from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying Kazakh telecommunications satellite KazSat-3 and Russian relay satellite Luch-5V.

Kazakhstan launches KazSat-3 satellite from Baikonur
February 12-13 Kazakhstan and Russia to discuss Proton-M launches

Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket [equipped with a DM-3 booster] carrying three Glonass-M navigation satellites crashed right after the lift-off at Kazakhstan-based Baikonur cosmodrome on July 2, 2013.

February 12-13 Kazakhstan and Russia to discuss Proton-M launches
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No more than 10 Proton launches from Baikonur this year: KazKosmos Vice Chairman

Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket [equipped with a DM-3 booster] carrying three Glonass-M navigation satellites crashed right after the lift-off at Kazakhstan-based Baikonur cosmodrome on July 2, 2013.

No more than 10 Proton launches from Baikonur this year: KazKosmos Vice Chairman
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Russia and Kazakhstan agree to resume Proton-M launches from Baikonur

Russia has agreed with Kazakhstan to resume Proton-M rocket launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Russia and Kazakhstan agree to resume Proton-M launches from Baikonur
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Baikonur to give up Proton boosters only in 2025

Proton carrier rockets using highly toxic fuel will continue to be launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome until 2025.

Baikonur to give up Proton boosters only in 2025
The fall of Proton-M rocket at Baikonur. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan bills Russia for Proton-M crash

Kazakhstan has billed Russia for the Proton-M carrier rocket crash at Baikonur.

Kazakhstan bills Russia for Proton-M crash
Talgat Mussabayev. Marat Abilov ©
Immediate complete ban on launches of heptyl-run rockets impossible: KazKosmos Head

Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket [equipped with a DM-3 booster] carrying three Glonass-M navigation satellites crashed right after the lift-off at Kazakhstan-based Baikonur cosmodrome on July 2.

Immediate complete ban on launches of heptyl-run rockets impossible: KazKosmos Head
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First Proton launched from Baikonur after crash

Theу First Proton-M carrier rocket after the July crash has been launched from Baikonur cosmodrome.

First Proton launched from Baikonur after crash
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Kazakhstan does not preclude launching Proton on September 30

Kazakhstan does not preclude the possibility of launching Proton carrier rocket on September 30.

Kazakhstan does not preclude launching Proton on September 30
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Russia to launch Proton without Kazakhstan's consent

Russia will launch a Proton carrier rocket from Baikonur cosmodrome without Kazakhstan’s consent.

Russia to launch Proton without Kazakhstan's consent
Crash site of Proton-M carrier rocket. Photo by Baubek Konyrov©
RosKosmos asks for 15 days to finish detoxification at Baikonur

Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister Nurlan Kapparov made a trip to Kyzylorda obast on August 15.

RosKosmos asks for 15 days to finish detoxification at Baikonur
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4-5 Proton-M carrier rockets will be launched from Baikonur before the end of 2013

A Russian Proton-M rocket exploded ten seconds after launch from Baikonur on July 2nd, destroying three Glonass (Russian GPS) satellites it was carrying.

4-5 Proton-M carrier rockets will be launched from Baikonur before the end of 2013
Proton carrier rocket. ©RIA Novosti
Proton rocket program resumed at Baikonur

Assembly of Proton-M carrier rocket has started in the integration and test block of platform 92A of Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Proton rocket program resumed at Baikonur
Proton launch from Baikonur. ©RIA Novosti
Baikonur accident may affect genes

Consequences of the crash of Proton-M rocket carrier with 3 Glonass satellites at Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan might manifest themselves as genetic disorders years later.

Baikonur accident may affect genes