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The construction site of the new Russian cosmodrome “Vostochny”

Cosmodrome “Vostochny” is being built in the Far East of Russia in Amur region, near the village of Uglegorsk. The total territory reserved to the needs of the cosmodrome is 1035 square km.

The first launch is scheduled for the end of 2015, the first launch of manned spacecraft – in 2018. The total cost of the project is about $ 9 billion. Several new photos from the construction site taken two days ago (June 1, 2014) by Dmitry Rogozin.

Cosmodrome Vostochny construction site, Russia, photo 1

Cosmodrome Vostochny construction site, Russia, photo 2

Cosmodrome Vostochny construction site, Russia, photo 3

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