Kazakhstan


2017 – Additional Country Space Budgets

There are more than 50 space agencies worldwide, with nations on every inhabited continent involved in space activities. The exhibit below shows the most recent available annual budget for civil…

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2017 – Russian Spaceports

During 2017, Russia continued operating ## orbital launch spaceports within its territory. A ## spaceport, Baikonur Cosmodrome, is Russia’s... During 2017, Russia continued operating three orbital launch spaceports within its…

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2015 – Russian Spaceports

There are three active or planned orbital space launch sites in Russia: Dombarovskiy, Plesetsk, and Vostochny. But in 2015, the site the Russians launched ##% of their space launch vehicles…

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2014 – Additional Country Space Budgets

Around the globe, many smaller nations—whether in terms of economy or population size—are investing in space projects or programs. The exhibit below shows the most recent available annual budget for…

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2005 – Data Communications

Data communications services include very small aperture terminal (VSAT) services, Internet backhaul, direct-to-home broadband, and mobile data. Data communications services include very small aperture terminal (VSAT) services, Internet backhaul, direct-to-home…

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2014 – Land Imaging

Collectively, land-imaging satellites are systems used to observe, monitor, and track changes and developments on the Earth’s surface using a variety of optical or electronic imaging capabilities. Earth observation satellites…

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2008 – Russian Spaceports

Founded in 1955 by the Soviet Union, the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is the world’s oldest and largest spaceport. It supports several generations of Russian spacecraft: Soyuz, Molniya, Proton, Tsyklon,…

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2009 – Russian Spaceports

In October 2009 Russian officials confirmed Vostochny, located in Russia’s Far East region, as the site for a new spaceport, after several years of analysis of potential sites. The Russian…

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2009 – Spaceports Overview

Spaceports operate around the world, offering different capabilities and operational scale. In its most basic form, a spaceport is a facility dedicated to launching an orbital or suborbital craft. This…

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