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Moscow (RIA Novosti) Jul 04, 2012
Russia will develop a special program to expand commercial space services and push the United States and EU out of that market, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday.
Russia needs to expand its presence on the space market.
Russia today is a leading provider of space launch services in the world but that only accounts for three percent of the world's space market.
"Everything else is dominated by the Americans and Europeans," he said.
The Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, is to draw up a long-term space program, a "stage-by-stage roadmap for decades ahead," Rogozin said.
Source: RIA Novosti
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Kazakhstan gives Russia the go-ahead for Baikonur launches
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Jun 18, 2012
Kazakhstan has given Russia permission to carry out launches from the Baikonur space center, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said on Friday. Russia and Kazakhstan have failed so far to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris from Russian carrier rockets being launched from the Baikonur space center. The delay has already prevented Russia from launching a European we ... read more
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