Kazakh Space Agency Seeks Extra Funding For New Baikonur Launch Pad

Astana, Russia (RIA Novosti) Dec 07, 2010 Kazakhstan’s national space agency, Kazcosmos, has requested more funding for the joint Russian-Kazakh project to build a new launch pad at the Baikonur space center. In late December 2004, Russia and Kazakhstan signed the deal to build a new launch pad, named Baiterek, to send into space Angara carrier rockets capable of delivering 26 metric tons of payload to low-Earth orbits. The projec

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