Peer Reviewed Publications


Kopack, Robert. 2021. "The Making of an 'Inland-Offshore' Commercial Space Complex in Kazakhstan: Post-Soviet Commercial Space Economies and the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Culture, Theory, and Critique. In press. 


Kopack, Robert. 2020. “Rocket Wastelands in Kazakhstan: Authoritarian Governance and the Baikonur Cosmodrome.” In Environmental Governance in a Populist/Authoritarian Era. James McCarthy Ed. Abingdon: Routledge

Kopack, Robert. 2019. "Rocket Wastelands in Kazakhstan: Scientific Authoritarianism and the Baikonur Cosmodrome."

Annals of the American Association of Geographers (special issue: "Environmental Governance in Authoritarian and Populist Regimes") 109(2): 556-557.

Kopack, Robert. "Commemorative Substitution in Kazakhstan: How Soviet heroes hide the environmental legacies of Soviet industrialization."  Area. Under review  

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