Aug 27, 2012
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The Baikonur Cosmodrome
It is located in the desert steppes of Kazakhstan , about 200 kilometers east of the Aral Sea , north of the Syr Darya river, near Tyuratam railway station, at 90 metres above sea level.
USGS M5+ Earthquakes
M 3.9, central Kazakhstan
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A half-century on, Yuri Gagarin stands tall
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