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Soviet Outpost In Kazakhstan Slated To Be America's Spaceport For Four Years Or More

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 3:00pm10/22/07 3:00pm