/ (baɪˈkəʊnə) /
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a launching site for spacecraft in central Kazakhstan; formerly the centre for the Soviet space programme, now leased from Kazakhstan by Russia
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The Russians began to develop their launch industry as a commercial enterprise centered on the Baikonur facility in Kazakhstan.U.S. Spy Satellites Riding Russian Rockets into Space|Christopher Dickey|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST