ASTANA, KAZINFORM – On the eve of the International Women’s Day on March 8, the “Veteran of Baiconur” medal was handed to Sara Nurgaliyeva, the special correspondent of INA “Kazinform” on the Baiconur complex, adviser to the president of JSC NC “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” on communication with the media and the public.
The chairman of the Baikonur veterans board Victor Novikov has noted that the journalist S. Nurgaliyeva lived and worked for more than thirty years at Baikonur, her constructive creative activity for preservation of Baikonur, unbiased coverage of work of a space complex is appreciated by toilers of the city and the spaceport.
Sarah Kabiyevna began her career as a translator of Leninsk television studio; subsequently she became the editor-in-chief of Baiconur TV Company, heading the press-service of the Kazakhstan and then the Russian city administration.
There are such exclusive author’s works as documentaries about the first visit of the President of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic to the launch site (1991), about flights of Kazakhstan astronauts Tokhtar Aubakirov and Talgat Mussabayev, in the creative arsenal of S.Nurgaliyeva, and also the conducting live coverage from Baiconur on international crews launches.
She works in Kazkosmos system since 2006, and as a special correspondent of “Kazinform” news agency, conducts big and fruitful work on promotion of space activity of Kazakhstan, cooperation of Kazakhstan and Russia on Baiconur Cosmodrome. Her works have been noted by the “Qurmet” award, by many other departmental awards of Kazkosmos and Russian administration of Baiconur.
S.Nurgaliyeva has concentrated her knowledge, journalistic works in the new books, movies, devoted to the history of Kazakhstan space. In the summer of 2015 together with the tv-radio complex of the President of Kazakhstan the author’s documentary “Baiconur-the road to Stars” has been produced for the 60th anniversary of Baiconur for the Republican air.
“I want to write the book about Baiconur, this special place, marked by Space. In this city, there have passed the years of youth, children and grandchildren were born, the city involved so much joy and irreplaceable losses. Therefore for me this medal “Veteran of Baiconur” – is a sign of appreciation of my, fellow countrymen, who become a family for me, courageous people, who live and work for the sake peace space”, - S.Nurgaliyeva says.
The publication of S.Nurgaliyeva’s work in 2009 on history of the Kazakhstan’s space has become the result of creative her activity.
The documentary “Equal sign”, telling about the role of the President of Kazakhstan, Leader of the nation Nursultan A. Nazarbayev in the creation of space industry in Kazakhstan, and the outer life path of the National Hero of Republic of Kazakhstan, the Hero of Russia, cosmonaut, general aviation T.Mussabayev, was published in Kazakh, Russian and English and became not only a part of the annals of Kazakhstan’s space exploration, and also the intellectual contribution to the history of sovereign Kazakhstan.
In 2011-2012, the exclusive documentary “Nomads of Universe” was released on the Republic TV screens, the author S.Nurgaliyeva was awarded the Prize of the Union Journalists of Kazakhstan”.
While serving as the adviser to the President of JSC NC “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” of Kazcosmos on communication with the media and the public, S.Nurgaliyeva still makes a significant contribution to creating and maintaining the image of the Aerospace Committee of MID RK as a modern state agency for the development of space activities in Kazakhstan.
She was awarded with the mark “10 years of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, medal “20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, diplomas, letter of thanks and other Kazakhstan and Russian public awards for professionalism, active social life, high moral and spiritual qualities, patriotism.
“Taking this opportunity, Kazcosmos team congratulates Sara Kabiyevna on the coming International Women’s Day- March 8! Wishes a good health, happiness, family wellbeing and professional success”, - the press-service of Kazcosmos.