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.
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.
WAM Report: What is ISS and why Al Mansoori's spaceflight a UAE milestone ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The world's attention will be set towards UAE Mission 1 to the International Space Station, ISS, on 25th September, as Emirati prime astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori carries out a historic mission on board the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft.
Kazakhstan, partners continue talks on modernization of world's largest spaceport BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan, Russia and United Arab Emirates continue negotiations on plans for modernization of the largest in the world Baikonur Cosmodrome, Russia’s State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS told Trend.
UAE astronauts train at NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center HOUSTON. KAZINFORM - Emirati astronauts, Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi began a training programme at NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Centre, JSC, as part of the preparations for the first Emirati astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, ISS, in approximately 10 weeks from now, aboard the Russian Soyuz-MS 15, WAM reports.
Proton-M puts Yamal-601 satellite in suborbital trajectory MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The Briz-M upper stage with the Yamal-601 satellite has separated from the third stage of the Proton-M carrier rocket that was blasted off from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan earlier on Thursday. The launch was telecast by the Russian state corporation Roscosmos, TASS reports.
Crew from aborted Soyuz MS-10 mission getting ready for next launch BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague are getting ready for a new space flight scheduled for March 1, 2019. Director General of Roscosmos said it after successful launch of Soyuz MS-11 manned vehicle from Baikonur cosmodrome.
NASA Administrator to visit Baikonur spaceport BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Jim Bridenstine will arrive at the Baikonur Cosmodrome within the framework of Soyuz MS-10 spaceflight launch planned for October 2018, Kazinform correspondent reports.