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.
Today Kazakhstan’s Baikonur celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Is there a connection between the mass die-out of saigas in Kazakhstan and rocket launches from Baikonur cosmodrome?
Kazakhstan is experiencing disruptions in the transition from Proton carrier rocket to more environmentally friendly Angara booster.
Two new Kazakh-Russian intergovernmental agreements concerning Baikonur Cosmodrome are a possibility.
KazSat-3 communications satellite assisted by a Proton-M carrier rocket has reached the designated orbital position,.
Russia and Kazakhstan are expected to sign bulk of documents on space tourism projects early 2014, Ministry of Industry and New Technology reported earlier.
Talgat Musabayev, chief of Kazakhstan's space industry, has responded to the adversaries of space industry development in Kazakhstan.
In particular, Kazakhstan wants to cover the cosmodrome’s territory with its Ecological Code.
President Vladimir Putin unveiled a new $50 billion drive for Russia to preserve its status as a top space power, including the construction of a brand new cosmodrome.
Baikonur space center is going to be part of the EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan.
Russia has warned Kazakhstan it could withdraw from joint projects if Astana insists on restricting satellite launches from Russia's rented Baikonur cosmodrome.
Kazakhstan and Russia are in a normal negotiations process on further cooperation at Baikonur cosmodrome and there is no need to make a boom over this issue: Foreign Ministry.
Russia and Kazakhstan are implementing perspective projects on the use of Baikonur cosmodrome, including creation of Baiterek joint launching facility.
Head of Kazakhstan Space Agency talked about the future development of Baikonur in case Russia moves out to Vostochnyi cosmodrome.
And it is not by accident that by this time Russia plans to build a cosmodrome of its own [Vostochny] in its own territory: National Space Agency’s Strategic Plan for 2011-2015.
Plans are there to secure a long-term agreement so that not to obtain a permit for each individual launch.
The protocol had been initially signed in Almaty February 20, 2008.
The minimum cost of Baikonur cosmodrome annual rent should be $1 billion: Amangeldy Momyshev.
Talgat Mussabayev from Kazakh National Space Agency spoke about Russia's profit from Baikonur. Kazakhstan needs ways to continue the cosmodromes operations in case Russia moves away to its own space centers.
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