Kazakhstan to earmark $233 mln for Baiterek space project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan plans to allocate $233 mln to finance the project to build the Baiterek space launch facility at the Baikonur space center, Kazakh Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry Askar Zhumagaliev told reporters on Wednesday.
Progress MS-13 space freighter blasts off from Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a Progress MS-13 resupply ship blasted off from launch site No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russia’s Roscosmos state space corporation reported in a live broadcast on its website on Friday.
PM opens forum «Space Days in Kazakhstan: Baikonur – the cradle of world cosmonautics» NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin attended the opening of the forum «Space Days in Kazakhstan: Baikonur – the Cradle of the World Cosmonautics», Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
New satellites can be built under Kazakhstan’s leadership – Lionel Champeaud NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A delegation of France’s Airbus Defence and Space (AD&S) that has been Kazakhstan’s strategic partner in space industry for the past 10 years is expected to partake in the international forum The Space Days in Kazakhstan on November 12-13. On the eve of the forum Kazinform correspondent sat down with Lionel Champeaud, Vice President Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia, Baltics, Caucasus, Airbus Defence Space, to talk about Airbus-Kazakhstan cooperation.
The International Space Station Russian state space corporation Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Specialists of Russia’s Mission Control Center will carry out a maneuver on November 8 to raise by 800 meters the average altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), the Central Research Institute of Machine-Building (TsNIIMash) told TASS on Friday.
Satellites launched atop Russia’s Proton-M rocket put into designated orbits MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Two commercial satellites, Europe’s Eutelsat-5WB and US MEV-1, launched atop the Proton-M carrier rocket on Wednesday, were put into their designated orbits on Thursday, the International Launch Services (ILS) said on Twitter.
Russia’s state commission greenlights Proton rocket’s launch with 2 foreign satellites MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s state commission has made a decision on the readiness of a Proton-M carrier rocket for its scheduled launch with two foreign satellites from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, the State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on its Twitter.
Hazza Al Mansoori returns to Earth after successful mission aboard ISS DUBAI. KAZINFORM Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, along with astronauts Nick Hague and Aleksey Ovchinin, returned to Earth safely, after completing his eight-day scientific mission aboard the International Space Station, ISS. The hatch closing of the Soyuz MS-12 took place at 08:20 UAE time, WAM reports.