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2008-06-27 21:00:32

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2008-06-27 21:00:30

BAIKONUR. June 27 (Interfax-AVN) - A Proton-K heavy launch vehicle carrying a military satellite has taken off from the Baikonur spaceport.

2008-06-27 15:01:47

Russia successfully launched a military satellite aboard a Proton-K rocket Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Itar-Tass reported. The launch was one of several planned this year to test new space vehicles, officials said.

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2008-06-16 14:45:00

Officials in Kazakhstan announced on Monday that its only communications satellite is currently out of control due to a computer glitch.

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2008-04-12 00:05:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin longs for the Russian Space program to stand out like it once did.

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2008-04-08 09:40:00

At 5:16 pm (11:16 am GMT) on Tuesday, the first Korean was launched into space on a Russian Soyuz TMA-12 spaceship. The launch took place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the world’s oldest space launch pad.

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2007-10-21 09:45:00

In this remote and rusting town on the barren steppes of Central Asia, the space race and the Sputnik era seem much more than a memory.

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2007-04-07 14:40:00

A Russian rocket carrying the American billionaire who helped develop Microsoft Word blasted off late Saturday from the Baikonur cosmodrome en route to the international space station.

2006-07-26 16:36:38

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian Dnepr rocket carrying satellites crashed shortly after take-off late on Wednesday from the Kazakh launch pad of Baikonur, Russian media reported.

2006-06-17 20:15:00

The former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan launched its first communications satellite into orbit on Sunday, joining the club of world space powers.


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