June 2, 2015

On June 2 world space society celebrates 60-years Anniversary of Baikonur Spaceport, the cradle of world cosmonautics and place of great importance making history of mankind.

Picture of Baikonur spaceport made by Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov from the ISS.

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