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Russian cosmonaut published photos of Lake Balkhash and Baikonur from the outer space

14 February, 17:59 403
Russian cosmonaut published photos of Lake Balkhash and Baikonur from the outer space

Anton Shkaplerov is now in the international space station.

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov photographed Lake Balkhash from space during the flight and published a photo on his page in the social network Instagram, Sputniknews.kz. reports.

“On Kazakhstan territory there is one of the world’s largest inland drainless water bodies - Lake Balkhash,” shares Shkaplerov.

Anton Shkaplerov is a Russian test cosmonaut and a colonel of the Russian Air Force. In December last year, he flew to outer space as commander of the ship "Union of MS-07.”

Shkaplerov often makes photographs from orbit. Among publications there is also a view of the Kazakh Baikonur.

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