Monument to Abai Qunanbaiuli
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全景摄影师 Andrew Bodrov PRO EXPERT MAESTRO 日期和时间 08:17, 23/08/2011 - Views loading...


Monument to Abai Qunanbaiuli

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A: Monument to Sergei Korolev

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Monument to Sergei Korolev

B: Lay flowers at the Monument to Sergei Korolev

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

Lay flowers at the Monument to Sergei Korolev

C: Monument to the railwaymen's of cosmodrome

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Monument to the railwaymen's of cosmodrome

D: Stella "Science and Space"

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Stella "Science and Space"

E: The booster "Soyuz"

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The booster "Soyuz"

F: The booster "Soyuz"

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The booster "Soyuz"

G: Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)

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Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)

H: Monument to Mikhail Yangel

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Monument to Mikhail Yangel

I: Monument to Lenin

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Monument to Lenin

J: The Church of St. George the Victorious

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The Church of St. George the Victorious

此全景拍摄于Baikonur, 亚洲


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.