Vostochny Cosmodrome

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Vostochny Cosmodrome:

see BlagoveshchenskBlagoveshchensk
, city (1989 pop. 206,000), capital of Amur region, Russian Far East, at the confluence of the Amur and Zeya rivers. A river port and railroad hub on the Trans-Siberian RR, Blagoveshchensk is also an agricultural center and a supply point for the Zeya gold-mining
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Vostochny (Russia): Russia launched a second rocket from its new Vostochny cosmodrome in the far east on Tuesday, as Moscow seeks to ease dependence on Baikonur in Kazakhstan.
Moscow [Russia], Nov 28 ( ANI ): Russia has lost contact with one of its crucial satellites just hours after it was launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, local media reports say.
The construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome with an area of some 700 square kilometers began in 2012.
Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites stands on launch pad at new Vostochny cosmodrome outside city of Uglegorsk
Last October Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the construction site of the Vostochny cosmodrome and criticized delays in the schedule of works and weak control over 130 construction firms engaged in the project.
The Vostochny cosmodrome conducted its (http://www.ibtimes.com/russias-vostochny-cosmodrome-launches-soyuz-21a-rocket-carrying-3-satellites-orbit-2360895) first launch Thursday, a day after it was delayed following a technical problem.
The first manned mission using Angara is planned for 2018 from the newly built Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region in Russia's Fast East.
The first manned mission using Angara is planned for 2018 from the newly-built Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region in the Far East.
The rocket was launched from the launch pad at Vostochny Cosmodrome in the remote Amur region near China's border, (http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-space-vostochny-idUSKCN0XO1R8) Reuters reported, citing state media.