Kazakhstan lifts ban on launches of Russian ballistic missiles

Kazakhstan has lifted a moratorium on test launches of Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) from the Baikonur space center, head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos Vladimir Popovkin said.   The ban was imposed in 2009 in line with the Kazakh government’s plans to make Baikonur a purely commercial space launch facility.   “Now that […]