Dubai successfully launches its first environmental satellite DUBAI. KAZINFORM DMSat-1, the emirate’s first nanometric environmental satellite, developed by Dubai Municipality in collaboration with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), has reached its orbit 550 km above Earth, following its successful launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard the Soyuz 2.1a space rocket.
Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with Arktika-M satellite blasts off from Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a Fregat booster and Arktika-M weather satellite blasted off from the Baikonur spaceport, according to a broadcast on the Roscosmos state space corporation’s website, TASS reports.
Baikonur begins preparations for 60th anniv of first human space flight BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM – The world is to celebrate 60 years since Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin travelled into space on April 12, 2021. Multiple preparation works are to take place in Kazakhstan ahead of the date, Kazinform correspondent reports.