Saturday, December 31, 2016
Friday, December 30, 2016
It was a part of the Soviet Union or more precise a part of the political party USSR, and of course they where in a constant competition with USA when it came to space issues, and secretly it was built in 1950s. But then Kazakhstan became independent and now the spaceport is leased by the Russian Space Forces and the Russian Federal Space Agency. It was famous because it was here that Yuri Gagarin became the first man to go to space.