Baikonur space centre

Russia launches Proton-M rocket three months after crash

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket, marking a return of its most important unmanned space vehicle three months after one exploded on takeoff.

Sep 30, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

Russia set to launch four satellites

Russia has plans to launch four more satellites for the Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) by this year-end, the Aerospace Defence Forces head said Saturday.

Jun 08, 2013, 10:32 AM IST

Russia launches European telecom satellite

A Russian launch vehicle carrying an SES-6 telecommunications satellite Monday lifted off from Kazakhstan`s Baikonur space centre.

Jun 03, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

Umanned Russian spaceship suffers mishap on way to ISS

The incident threatens to cast a new shadow over a once-vaunted programme that competed with the United States for space supremacy.

Apr 25, 2013, 00:09 AM IST

Russia launches rocket with five satellites

Russia`s Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with five satellites on board Sunday blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

Jul 22, 2012, 15:47 PM IST

Kazakhstan allows Russia to resume space launches

Kazakhstan has given Russia permission to carry out launches from the Baikonur space centre, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said after talks with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev.

Jun 16, 2012, 16:44 PM IST

Russia launches two telecom satellites

Russia Sunday launched two telecommunications satellites --Luch-5A and Amos-5 -- from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

Dec 11, 2011, 20:24 PM IST