Arkalyk


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Arkalyk

 

a city (until 1965, a settlement) and center of Arkalyk Raion, Kustanai Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Situated in the extreme southeastern part of the oblast, it is the terminal railroad station of a branch on the Tobol-Tselinograd line. It has a population of 20,000 (1968). The settlement arose in 1956 in connection with the exploitation of bauxite deposits (the Turgai Bauxite Mine), which provide the raw materials for the Pavlodarsk Aluminum Plant.

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EXPEDITION 41 LANDS/NASA: Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency landed safely on the steppe of Kazakhstan near the town of Arkalyk on Nov.
Arkalyk (Kazakhstan): A three-man multinational crew of astronauts returned to Earth on Monday aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, after spending 165 days working together at the International Space Station, Nasa said.
Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency touched down northeast of the remote town of Arkalyk in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.
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Station Commander Kevin Ford of NASA and Soyuz Commander Evgeny Tarelkin and Flight Engineer Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency undocked their Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft from the space station at 6:43 pm Central Daylight Time (CDT) and landed northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, at about 10:10 pm.
The probe landed close to its "bull's eye" target northeast of the town of Arkalyk on the Kazakh steppes at 7:06am local time (2.
Russian cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri dressed in Kazakh folk outfit, seen during a news conference in Kustanai, after landing near the town of Arkalyk, northern Kazakhstan, yesterday.
Soyuz commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and astronauts Douglas Wheelock and Shannon Walker landed at 4:47 GMT near Arkalyk in the steppe of Kazakhstan.
ARKALYK, Kazakhstan - Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi returned to Earth aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft Wednesday with two colleagues after staying in space for 163 consecutive days from December, the longest mission for a Japanese astronaut.
The capsule, ferrying Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Maxim Suraev, landed in the vast steppe near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan as planned, Russia's Mission Control said.
The Russian Soyuz TMA-15 capsule carrying Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, and European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne, of Belgium, touched down without a hitch near the town of Arkalyk in Kazakhstan"s barren north, Russian Mission Control spokesman Valery Lyndin said.
Russian ground personnel members carry US entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari shortly after landing near the town of Arkalyk, northern Kazakhstan' The Soyuz space capsule under a parachute lands in northern Kazakstan