Baikonur Cosmodrome is the World´s largest and first spaceport located in the Kazakh steppe.

Why is it special?

Its currently the only place where man can leave Earth. And its the place where the famous “Race to Space” begun. Sputnik (first satellite), Laika (first animal) and Gagarin (first man in space) launched from here. So it is a very historical place on Earth.