Soviet Outpost In Kazakhstan Slated To Be America's Spaceport For Four…

Baikonur is the former Soviet spaceport that put Yuri Gagarin into space and—despite regime change and an uncomfortable proximity to Borat—is still active. This year it provided the launch pad for American billionaire Charles Simonyi and the first Malaysian cosmonaut, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor. According to the AP, once… » 10/22/07 3:00pm 10/22/07 3:00pm