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Kazakhstan has space dreams

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- The Russians who run...missions and an increased presence at Baikonur, which remains Russia's main launch...Earth and pioneer cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Baikonur has gained additional importance since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/liv_418251.shtml
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U.S.-Russian-Dutch crew begins two-day journey to space station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- A Russian-American-Dutch...Russian and U.S. space officials at the Baikonur launch pad in the desolate steppes of...Russia's space agency, said Sunday in Baikonur. "Russia is taking off its last pair...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/20/liv_412784.shtml
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Russia's space program is struggling to recruit a new generation of cosmonauts

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- Ivan Pozdayev and his...He shrugs, "Maybe." Even here in Baikonur - a city created out of Kazakhstan's...admitted Igor Barmin, chief engineer of the Baikonur launch pad, where the Soviet space program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/tec_357392.shtml
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Home Sweet Home?

BAIKONUR, Kazakstan - Barricaded behind glass...employees to the Russian space program's Baikonur Cosmodrome in central Asia to witness...grumbling to American reporters at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday about the fact that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/31/tec_303455.shtml
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Russian rocket readied to carry space tourist

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- As a cold wind blew across...Thursday blastoff from Central Asia's Baikonur cosmodrome, the world's oldest space...of its prime facilities, such as the Baikonur cosmodrome, from former Soviet republics...

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Kazakstan suspends rocket launches after Russian satellite crash

...suspended all rocket launches from its Baikonur cosmodrome Tuesday while it investigates...Raduga-1 satellite blasted off from Baikonur on Monday evening but quickly disappeared...suspension Tuesday of all launches from Baikonur. Kazakstan has long been worried about...

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Replacement crew blasts off for Mir; oxygen generators break down

BAIKONUR, Kazakstan - A two-man Russian crew...booster rocket streaked skyward from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, turning the twilit sky over...added drama to Tuesday's launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the complex Russia now leases...

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Russia needs Kazakstan to waiver space launch ban

...waive its ban on space launches from the Baikonur cosmodrome so it can send food, fuel...both launches planned this month from Baikonur will be boosted by rockets that use less...potential harm caused during launches from Baikonur, which was built under the Soviet Union...

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Space station module prepared for launch

BAIKONUR, Kazakstan - The rocket that will carry the long-delayed International...modules and is where the crew will sleep. It was a quiet day Tuesday at the Baikonur cosmodrome, located on the remote steppe of this Central Asian nation...

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Segment of international space station in orbit

BAIKONUR, Kazakstan -- A Russian Proton booster rocket lifted off from a launch-pad...launched Dec. 3 carrying the Unity connecting module. Russia rents the Baikonur launching pad from Kazakstan. Russia launched the first module of the International...

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