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People: Shatalov, Patsayev, Aubakirov, Viktorenko, Steklov, Musabayev, Polonski, Zhukov, Sergei, Vozovikov, Lonchakov, Aymakhanov, Aimbetov. Spacecraft: Ekspress-1000, LEOStar-2, SSTL-150. Launch Vehicles: R-7, Proton, UR-100, MR-UR-100, UR-100N, Vega. Launch Sites: Baikonur, Makat, Dzhambul, Derzhavinsk, Saryozek, Zhangiz-Tobe, Emba, Kourou, Dombarovskiy, Gezgaly. Agency: MVS, RVSN, Surrey, Kazakh AF.

1927 December 8 - .
  • Birth of Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Shatalov. Russian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Soyuz 4, Soyuz 8, Soyuz 10. Made first Soviet space docking..

1933 June 19 - .
  • Birth of Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Patsayev. Russian engineer cosmonaut. Civilian Engineer, Korolev OKB. Flew on Soyuz 11. Member of first crew to stay aboard a space station, however perished during landing. A street in Kaluga and Asteroid 1791 were named for him..

1946 July 17 - .
  • Birth of Toktar Ongarbaevich Aubakirov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Aubakirov. Kazakh pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Mir Austromir. First Kazakh astronaut..

1947 March 29 - .
  • Birth of Aleksandr Stepanovich Viktorenko - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Viktorenko. Russian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Mir EP-1, Mir EO-5, Mir EO-11, Mir EO-17. 489 cumulative days in space. Call sign: Vityaz (Knight)..

1949 January 3 - .
  • Birth of Vladimir Aleksandrovich Steklov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Steklov. Russian actor cosmonaut, 1997-2000..

1951 January 7 - .
  • Birth of Talgat Amangeldyevich Musabayev - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Musabayev. Kazakh pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Mir EO-16, Mir EO-25, ISS EP-1. Transferred in 1991 Air Force Special Group. Russian Air Force.

1956 September 8 - .
  • Birth of Sergei Aleksandrovich Zhukov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Zhukov, Sergei. Russian engineer cosmonaut, 2003-on..

1958 April 17 - .
  • Birth of Sergei Yuriyevich Vozovikov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Vozovikov. Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1990-1993. Graduated from Higher Military Pilot School, Armavir, 1979 Cosmonaut training 1 October 1990 - 6 March 1992..

1958 December 24 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7.
  • III-1 - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: MVS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1962 October 28 - . 06:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC51. LV Family: R-9. Launch Vehicle: R-9A.
1965 March 4 - .
  • Birth of Yuri Valentinovich Lonchakov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Lonchakov. Russian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on STS-100, ISS EP-4, ISS EO-18. Air Defence Force.

1965 December 30 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Vehicle: UR-100.
1966 May 27 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: R-7A.
1966 June 25 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: R-7A.
1967 January 1 - .
  • Birth of Mukhtar Rabatovich Aymakhanov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Aymakhanov. Kazakh pilot cosmonaut, 2002-on..

1971 June 30 - .
  • Death of Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev. Killed in cabin depressurization of Soyuz 11. - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Patsayev. Russian engineer cosmonaut. Civilian Engineer, Korolev OKB. Flew on Soyuz 11. Member of first crew to stay aboard a space station, however perished during landing. A street in Kaluga and Asteroid 1791 were named for him..

1971 December 22 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC67/21. Launch Vehicle: MR-UR-100.
  • BI-2 - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1972 July 27 - .
  • Birth of Aydyn Akanovich Aimbetov - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Aimbetov. Kazakh pilot cosmonaut, 2002-on..

1978 September 12 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC177. LV Family: MR-UR-100. Launch Vehicle: MR-UR-100U 15A16.
  • SLI Kura - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1978 November 27 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC181. LV Family: MR-UR-100. Launch Vehicle: MR-UR-100U 15A16.
  • SLI Kura - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 April 18 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC172. LV Family: MR-UR-100. Launch Vehicle: MR-UR-100U 15A16.
  • OT K - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 November 27 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36M 15A14.
1981 November 27 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36MU 15A18.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 June 28 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36MU 15A18.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 October 21 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: UR-100NU 15A35S.
1982 December 8 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: UR-100NU 15A35S.
1983 July 19 - . Launch Site: Derzhavinsk. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36M 15A14.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1984 April 27 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36MU 15A18.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1986 - . Launch Site: Derzhavinsk. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36MU 15A18.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1986 December 9 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: UR-100NU 15A35.
  • LKI - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi). Not in XPC.

1987 December 3 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: UR-100NU 15A35.
  • UBP - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi). Not in XPC.

1987 December 25 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36M2 15A18M.
1988 July 18 - . Launch Site: Derzhavinsk. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36MU 15A18.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1988 December 19 - . Launch Site: Derzhavinsk. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: R-36MU 15A18.
  • ICBM operational test launch from missile base silo - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1991 January 21 - .
  • Kazakhstan Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Related Persons: Aubakirov. Kazakh astronaut trained for flights to the Mir space station..

2006 November 9 - . 11:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC175/2. Launch Pad: LC175/pad?. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: UR-100NU 15A35.
  • Operational missile test - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

2014 April 28 - . 04:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC81/24. LV Family: Proton. Launch Vehicle: Proton-M/Briz-M.
  • Kazsat-3 - . Payload: Ekspress-1000NTA. Mass: 1,600 kg (3,500 lb). Nation: Kazakhstan. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft: Ekspress-1000. USAF Sat Cat: 39728 . COSPAR: 2014-023B. Apogee: 35,790 km (22,230 mi). Perigee: 35,783 km (22,234 mi). Inclination: 0.0400 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. Positioned at 58.5 deg E; designed for 15 years lifetime. Carried 28 active Ku-band transponders covering Kazakhstan.

2014 April 30 - . 01:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELV. Launch Vehicle: Vega.
  • KazEOSat-1 - . Mass: 830 kg (1,820 lb). Nation: Kazakhstan. Manufacturer: Surrey. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft: Leostar-2. USAF Sat Cat: 39731 . COSPAR: 2014-024A. Apogee: 753 km (467 mi). Perigee: 751 km (466 mi). Inclination: 98.5200 deg. Period: 99.86 min. Kazakh high resolution imaging satellite; built by Airbus Defense and Space Toulouse, based on the Astrosat bus and had an imager with 1 metre resolution. The third launch of Europe's Vega light launch vehicle..

2014 June 19 - . 19:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Dombarovskiy. Launch Pad: Sh370/13. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • Kazeosat 2 - . Mass: 177 kg (390 lb). Nation: Kazakhstan. Spacecraft: SSTL-150. USAF Sat Cat: 40010 . COSPAR: 2014-033A. Apogee: 637 km (395 mi). Perigee: 610 km (370 mi). Inclination: 97.9800 deg. Period: 97.18 min. Kazakh medium resolution imaging satellite; had an imager with 6.5 metre resolution and a 77 km swath width..

2017 February 15 - . 03:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. Launch Complex: Sriharikota PSLV. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL.
  • Al-Farabi 1 - . Nation: Kazakhstan. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 42016 . COSPAR: 2017-008BW. Apogee: 506 km (314 mi). Perigee: 496 km (308 mi). Inclination: 97.5000 deg. Cubesat for Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.


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