Babakin Space Centre

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The Babakin Science and Research Space Centre is a division of the Lavochkin Design Bearau, an avionics company based outside Moscow, and is managed by them on behalf of Roscosmos. It is named after Georgy N. Babakin, chief designer of the Lavochkin Association from 1965 to 1971.

Its task is to probe the space through unmanned lunar and planetary missions.[1] The spacecraft of the Cosmos I mission was built at the centre.[2]

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  1. ^ Planetary Landers and Entry Probes. Cambridge University Press. 2007. p. 157. ISBN 978-1-139-46161-0. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Paul Gilster (8 October 2004). Centauri Dreams: Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration. Springer. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-387-00436-5. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 

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