[FPSPACE] First Vostochny Rocket Launch Successful

Dominic Phelan dominic_phelan at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 28 17:01:33 EDT 2016

Except that it looks like another vanity project like the Sochi winter Olympics...

From: FPSPACE <fpspace-bounces at mail.friends-partners.org> on behalf of Keith Gottschalk <kgottschalk at uwc.ac.za>
Sent: 28 April 2016 14:01
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Subject: [FPSPACE] First Vostochny Rocket Launch Successful


   this means Russia has succeeded in its political & economic intentions.

   Political: it is founding a town of another 25 000 permanent residents & its cosmodrome, to deter anyone in China from reviving talk of the Unequal Treaties & return of the Trans-Amur territories. We can also expect probably annual visits by Russia's president or prime minister to Vladivostok in future.

  Economic: never again can the Kazakh Government raise the rent on Baikonyur when the current arrangements expire. They can only hope they won't be left single-handed in maintaining the world's biggest cosmodrome.

- Keith.

>>> 04/28/16 6:57 AM >>>
Watch out for UFO reports from transpolar commercial airliners!!

From: "Peter Pesavento" <pjp961 at svol.net>
To: "fpspace" <FPSPACE at mail.friends-partners.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:18:29 PM
Subject: [FPSPACE] First Vostochny Rocket Launch Successful

After a delay from the day previous, the first Soyuz rocket launch from Vostochny just happened.  It appears to be well on its way to a successful orbital insertion.

Information via Twitter tweet feeds I am getting.  This also includes Antaoly Zak's tweets as well.

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