KazSat-1 Satellite Launched

Kazakhstan launched its first communications satellite on 18 June

KazSat-1 Launch

2006 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The launch was personally seen by Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who invited 18 leaders from media and communications in Russian and Kazakhstan.

The satellite’s advantages will provide for greater communications autonomy and security for the vast Kazakh steppes and new industrial development in the entire region.

The Great Kazoo

Contrary to some rumors among the space cadets, they did not adopt Kazoo from The Flintstones as their mascot.