<html><head><meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><META name="Author" content="Novell GroupWise WebAccess"></head><body style='font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; '>Well,<br><br>   this means Russia has succeeded in its political & economic intentions.<br><br>   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.<br><br>  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.<br><br>- Keith.<br><br>>>> <jeoberg@comcast.net> 04/28/16 6:57 AM >>><br>
<div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12pt; color: #000000"><div aria-label="Compose body">Watch out for UFO reports from transpolar commercial airliners!! <br></div><div><br></div><hr id="zwchr"><div style="color:#000;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;text-decoration:none;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:12pt;" data-mce-style="color: #000; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; text-decoration: none; font-family: Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><b>From: </b>"Peter Pesavento" <pjp961@svol.net><br><b>To: </b>"fpspace" <FPSPACE@mail.friends-partners.org><br><b>Sent: </b>Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:18:29 PM<br><b>Subject: </b>[FPSPACE] First Vostochny Rocket Launch Successful<br><div><br></div><style>
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font-family:Arial" data-mce-style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial;">Information via Twitter tweet feeds I am getting.  This also includes Antaoly Zak’s tweets as well.</span></span></p></div><br>_______________________________________________<br>FPSPACE mailing list<br>FPSPACE@mail.friends-partners.org<br>http://lists.friends-partners.org/mailman/listinfo/fpspace<br></div><div><br></div></div></jeoberg@comcast.net></body></html>