Rukhnama in the Sky

by Nathan Hamm on 8/25/2005 · 2 comments

The Rukhnama is going to the space (Russian) with a Turkmen flag on a rocket launching from Baikonur. The report mentions that a Japanese sattelite is tagging along for the ride.

Via Peter in the comments


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Kim September 14, 2005 at 2:35 pm

Somebody please tell me who is Niyazov’s wife and where does she live. I read that his son lives in Austria. He has two kids right?

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