Russia to spend astronomical sum on new cosmodrome

A new space-shuttle launching site will be built in the Amur Region, costing Russia the astronomical sum of almost $20 billion. The new cosmodrome, called “Vostochny” (“Eastern”), is expected to become Russia’s number-one cosmodrome, boasting sophisticated facilities, launch pads and other technology. Vostochny will allow the country to save on leasing the Baikonur cosmodrome from […]