July 24, 2008
Kazakhstan to Channel 6bn Dollars into New Space Programme
Excerpt from report by privately-owned Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency
Almaty, 24 July: Kazakhstan's spending within the framework of implementation of its second space programme, which is being drawn up and which is for the period until 2020, totals not less than 6bn dollars, an adviser to the chairman of the Kazkosmos [Kazakh space] national space agency and director-general of the Bayterek joint venture, Ivan Akhmatov, has said.
Originally published by Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency, Almaty, in Russian 0853 24 Jul 08.
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