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Archives: June 2, 2015

Baikonur is 60 Years Old! (photo)

Байконуру 60 лет!

60 years have passed since the start of creation of one of the most famous places not only in Kazakhstan, but in the CIS – the world’s first spaceport Baikonur. On this day, February 12, in 1955 the Council of Ministers of the USSR adopted a decision on establishment of a testing ground for intercontinental […]

Poopo Lake, Bolivia (photo)

Озеро Поопо, Боливия

Poopo Lake is a large saline lake located in a shallow depression in the Altiplano Mountains in Bolivia at an altitude of approximately 3,700 metres.