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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia would earmark $790 million to kick off the construction of a new cosmodrome to ease Russian dependence on a Soviet-era launch site in Kazakhstan.
Originally posted by Dimitri Dzengalshlevi
Look at the price, for under a billion dollars a country can build a facility to explore the cosmos. It seems like chump change compared to what some countries spend on "national defense".
Why aren't more of these being built around the world by more countries?
Originally posted by oDUTCHYo
Russia to Build New $790M Spaceport in Kazakhstan