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Russia, Kazakhstan deny reports
on discords over Baikonur

Xinhua News Agency [China], by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/26/2013 6:33:46 PM

Moscow - Russia and Kazakhstan will upgrade their relations to a new level of cooperation, foreign ministers of the two countries said Friday, denying reports of discords over a space center in Kazakhstan. (Snip) Idrisov and his host Sergei Lavrov also denied recent Russian media reports that the two countries have been at odds over the Baikonur space center which Russia rents from Kazakhstan. Astana earlier formally informed Moscow that it has to decrease launches of Proton rockets from Baikonur from 17 to 12 times this year, citing environmental concerns.

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While this may not seem like much to the causal observer, two things pop right out. One, the Russians are being held back from launching missiles from 17 to 12 a year because of "environmental" reasons? Who knew that they would pay heed to that "group?" Second, is this not the only place now left to send up Astronauts and their survival gear? This can´t be "safe."

Houston, we have a problem. And, it´s the non-use of NASA to keep US launching our own rockets and men into space.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 1/26/2013 8:47:38 PM     (No. 9141320)

There are reports of fighting in Kardashianstan too.

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