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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-2 to be using its capacities to the full in 2016: KazKosmos Head

According to him, the current share of KazSat-2 in the national market of satellite-assisted services only stands at 38%. Mobile carriers and broadcasters still rely on foreign space vehicles. Money keeps flowing abroad.

KazSat-2 to be using its capacities to the full in 2016: KazKosmos Head
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KazSat-3 to be fully operational in September 2014: KazKosmos Head

According to him, with KazSat-3 in place, Kazakhstan can enjoy a full-fledged system of satellite-assisted communications. It means greater independence and autonomy for Kazakhstan.

KazSat-3 to be fully operational in September 2014: 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
Russian cargo ship docks to space station
Russian cargo ship docks to space station

A Russian cargo ship has successfully docked with the International Space Station Thursday, bringing the crew crucial supplies and water, Russia's space agency said.

Russian cargo ship docks to space station
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KazSat-3 delivered to Baikonur to be launched April 28

2014 will be a busy year for KazKosmos National Space Agency as it plans for the first time ever to launch 3 space vehicles: one communications satellite and two remote sensing satellites: KazKosmos National Space Agency.

KazSat-3 delivered to Baikonur to be launched April 28
Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket crash. ©RIA Novosti
Compensation of Proton-M crash damage taking way too long: Kazakhstan

First Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Bakhytzhan Sagintayev says that negotiation of compensation of the damages caused by the Proton-M carrier rocket crash in Kazakhstan is taking way too long.

Compensation of Proton-M crash damage taking way too long: Kazakhstan
Assembly and testing block at Baikonour.
New Baikonur Head appointed

Evgeniy Anissimov, the ex Head of Baikonur cosmodrome, resigned mid-February “for personal reasons”.

New Baikonur Head appointed
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We have no plans to abandon Baikonur: First Vice Director General of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

He emphasized that following the launch of Vostochny Russia “will enjoy certain freedom of maneuvers”.

We have no plans to abandon Baikonur: First Vice Director General of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
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Head of Baikonur resigns

Ms. Irina Zubareva, spokeswoman of the Roskosmos Head, confirmed his resignation. She elaborated the decision “was taken for personal reasons”.

Head of Baikonur resigns
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
Assembly and testing block at Baikonour.
Tourists may be allowed at Baikonur during EXPO-2017

Russia and Kazakhstan are expected to sign bulk of documents on space tourism projects early 2014, Ministry of Industry and New Technology reported earlier.

Tourists may be allowed at Baikonur during EXPO-2017
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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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KazSat-3 to be launched by April 30, 2014

KazSat-2 satellite has been using 63% of its capacities. Satellite-assisted services rendered to 11 mobile carriers in Kazakhstan are totally worth $12.9 million.

KazSat-3 to be launched by April 30, 2014
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Russia defines rights of Roskosmos representative operating in Kazakhstan as part of Russia’s Embassy

Among other things, he will be vested with rights to study Kazakhstan’s programs of space cooperation with other nations.

Russia defines rights of Roskosmos representative operating in Kazakhstan as part of Russia’s Embassy
Rocket-carrier Zenit at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. ©RIA Novosti
Baiterek space project requires Kazakhstan to enter MTCR

Implementation of Baiterek project that involves launches of Russian-Ukrainian carrier rocket Zenit from Baikonur Cosmodrome might start in several years.

Baiterek space project requires Kazakhstan to enter MTCR
Space Harbor project. Photo courtesy of diamond-technology.kz
Kazakhstan developing space tourism

Kazakhstan-based Diamond Trans has invested about $1 million to start the Space Harbor project that will feature trade and entertainment zones, hotels and office space.

Kazakhstan developing space tourism