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Panorama's in de omgeving van Baikonur

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A: Interview members of the 33/34-y long expedition to the ISS

door Andrew Bodrov, 260 hier vandaan

Morning, October 11 2012 at the end of Flag-raising ceremony in Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Cente...

Interview members of the 33/34-y long expedition to the ISS

B: Crews have raised flags

door Andrew Bodrov, 270 hier vandaan

Morning, October 11 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center was held fla...

Crews have raised flags

C: Crews have raised flags

door Andrew Bodrov, 280 hier vandaan

Morning, October 11 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center was held fla...

Crews have raised flags

D: Lay flowers at the Monument to Sergei Korolev

door Andrew Bodrov, 470 hier vandaan

In Baikonur, Kazakhstan, the backup Expedition 33/34 crewmembers lay some flowers at the Monument to ...

Lay flowers at the Monument to Sergei Korolev

E: Monument to Sergei Korolev

door Andrew Bodrov, 480 hier vandaan

Monument to Sergei Korolev

F: The booster "Soyuz"

door Andrew Bodrov, 560 hier vandaan

The booster "Soyuz"

G: The booster "Soyuz"

door Andrew Bodrov, 570 hier vandaan

The booster "Soyuz"

H: Monument to Abai Qunanbaiuli

door Andrew Bodrov, 800 hier vandaan

Monument to Abai Qunanbaiuli

I: The cosmonauts and children of Baikonur

door Andrew Bodrov, 820 hier vandaan

The Expedition 33/34 backup crew take part in a pre-launch ceremony in Baikonur, Kazakhstan

The cosmonauts and children of Baikonur

J: In front of the Monument to Yuri Gagarin

door Andrew Bodrov, 860 hier vandaan

In Baikonur, Kazakhstan, the backup Expedition 33/34 crewmembers pose in front of the Monument to Yur...

In front of the Monument to Yuri Gagarin

Dit panorama is genomen in Baikonur, Asia

Dit is een overzicht van Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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