June 4, 2015

The newest Russian heavy booster Angara-A5 will insert commercial satellite in the orbit during the next launch scheduled for 2016,- Khrunichev Centre Head Andrei Kalinovsky reported.

“The launch is scheduled for 2016, everything depends on the satellite. I suppose it will be a commercial launch. Whether it will be Russian or foreign device I don’t know yet, – he stated.

Angara complex is a new generation of module type boosters being developed on the basis of two universal rocket modules with oxygen-kerosene engines: URM-1 and URM-2. Angara series includes boosters from light to heavy with carrying capacity from 3,8 up to 35 tons (Angara-A7).

More from this category:
March 30, 2020

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, specialists at the Yuzhny Space Center and the RSC “Energia” (parts of Roscosmos State Corporation) completed operations on refueling the “Soyuz…

full story
November 6, 2015

Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi passed exam on manual controlled descent. TS-7 specialized simulator on the basis of Tsf-7 centrifuge was…

full story
December 19, 2018

On December 19, at 19:37:14 (Moscow time), the “Soyuz-ST-A” launch vehicle with the French satellite “CSO-1” was successfully launched from the launch site of the…

full story
September 9, 2020

The launch pad for the launch complex of the Angara carrier rocket was delivered to the Vostochny cosmodrome along the Northern Sea Route in two…

full story
February 1, 2014

RIA Novosti – Russian scientists have proposed an instrument for an upcoming NASA Mars rover to search for underground water that could support life on…

full story
February 13, 2019

Despite the strong wind and snow, not only the Star City residents and the staff of the GCTC came to greet the crew of the…

full story
September 20, 2019

From the territory of the Lavochkin NPO (part of Roscosmos State Corporation) 3 containers were dispatched with “Fregat-M” upper stages. On September 19, 2019, products…

full story
August 6, 2014

53 years ago Soviet cosmonaut German Titov performed the spaceflight lasting for 24 hours for the first time in World history. On August 6, 1961…

full story