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Space station in Zailiyskiy Alatau.

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"Golden rays rush down from the height,
Flooding your Alatau ridges with radiance,
Century glaciers bathe in sunshine
You smile joyfully at the blue skies … "

Ilyas Dzhansugurov. “In the mountains of the Kyrgyz Alatau”.

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The alpine station for the study of cosmic rays of the Institute of High Energy Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan, located on the Zhasalykozen pass at an altitude of 3336.8 meters above sea level, is located in the main branch of the Big Almaty spur on the northern slope of the Zailiyskiy Alatau in Bostandyk district of Almaty.
The high-altitude scientific station of cosmic rays was created in 1957. Since 1961, work has been carried out to register particles of cosmic radiation. Since 2008, the Tien Shan high-mountain scientific station of the Russian Institute of Physics named after Pyotr Nikolaevich Lebedev has been engaged in scientific work here.
There are also branches of scientific institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan: the Physico-Technical Institute, the Institute of the Ionosphere, the laboratory of the Institute of Geography, the laboratory of "Kazhydromet".
Geographic coordinates of the Space Station on the Zhosalykozen pass: N43 ° 02'36.37 "E76 ° 56'37.84"

Alexander Petrov.
Brief Encyclopedia of the Kazakh SSR, volume 2, Nature, Alma-Ata, 1990.

Photos by
Alexander Petrov.