Spaceports

Russian Spaceports


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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2016 – Russian Spaceports

## are the ## operational orbital launch spaceports within Russian territory. However, the busiest Russian orbital launch spaceport continued to be... Dombarovskiy, Plesetsk, and Vostochny are the three operational orbital…

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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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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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2010 – Russian Spaceports

The Russian space program has continued to use the main Soviet launch site at Baikonur in Kazakhstan since the end of the Cold War. Russia has extended its lease of…

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2011 – Russian Spaceports

After several years of delays and false starts, Russia began construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far East in January 2011. During the year, workers completed geological surveys…

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2012 – Russian Spaceports

Russia operates orbital flights from two main spaceports, Baikonur and Plesetsk, and is in the process of building a new spaceport. Baikonur is by far the most important Russian spaceport,…

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2013 – Russian Spaceports

Baikonur Cosmodrome was Russia’s first spaceport, beginning operations in 1957. It is also the largest spaceport in the world in terms of area, and it is the world’s busiest spaceport…

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