spaceport

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spaceport

[′spās‚pȯrt]
(aerospace engineering)
An installation used to test and launch spacecraft.
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Satoshi Furukawa from Japan told a joint press conference with Sergey Volkov and Michael Fossum at a hotel near the Baikonur Cosmodrome space launch facility, ''Preparations for the flight have been completed.''
Missile expert Uzi Rubin described what he termed "Syria's Cape Canaveral," referring to the headquarters of the American space launch facility in Florida.
The Baikonur Cosmodrome is the world's biggest and first operational space launch facility. It is leased to Russia by the Kazakh government until 2050 and is managed jointly by the Russian Space Forces and the Russian Federal Space Agency.
TURKSAT 4A IS READY: Authorities have announced that Turkey's new generation communications satellite, TE-rksat 4A, has been completed and will be sent into space on February 14 from the Baikonur, the world's largest operational space launch facility in Kazakhstan.
The Baikonur Cosmodrome is the world's first and largest operational space launch facility and is situated in the desert steppe of Kazakhstan.
ASTANA (CyHAN)- Authorities have announced that Turkey's new generation communications satellite, TE-rksat 4A, has been completed and will be sent into space on February 14 from the Baikonur, the world's largest operational space launch facility in Kazakhstan.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Two Russian telecommunications satellites have been delivered to the Baikonur space launch facility in southern Kazakhstan in preparation for a mid-March launch, space officials said Friday.