968821000
April 25, 2014

The development of new super heavy booster was included in the new Federal space program for approval, – Roscosmos Head Oleg Ostapenko stated.

“New heavy booster is included in new Federal Space Program. The works are under way. The first stage provides the development of the rocket with carrying capacity of 70 – 80 tons and this will enable

At the second stage the booster with 100-120 tons carrying capacity will be developed.

According to Ostapenko the new rocket will be developed using  the Soviet Energia booster basis.

Earlier it was reported that RSC Energia suggests designing new booster on the basis of the most powerful Energia booster but that time the carrying capacity discussed amounted to 70 tons.

New Energia super heavy booster is to set the satellites into geostationary transfer orbit (with a mass up to 8 tons provided that upper stages are used) and into geostationary orbit (with a mass up to 5 tons), to set orbital station’s modules and platforms into low-Earth orbit (not less than 20 tons).

Besides at the present time Russia is developing a series of Angara modular boosters including either light and heavy boosters with carrying capacity from 1,5 to 35 tons.

 

comments

More from this category:
1009526970
December 15, 2014

Proton-M booster with Yamal-401 space device belonging to Russian telecommunication operator Gazprom Space Systems was successfully launched from Baikonur spaceport on December 15, 2014. The…

full story
ЗапускРС-20Б
November 6, 2014

Thirsday morning Strategic Missile Troops of Russia succesfully launched SS-18 Satan (Russian – РС-20Б) in frames of conversion program, representative of missile troops colonel Igor…

full story
Peggy-Whitson-la-primera-comandante-de-la-Estacion-Espacial-Internacional
June 17, 2015

On Monday, June 15, NASA astronaut Peggy Witson training program was presented to GCTC.   Woman-astronaut will be passing trainings together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky…

full story
НП2
June 17, 2013

New manned spacecraft mock-up is to be presented at MAKS international aerospace show, – Federal Space Agency Head Vladimir Popovkin reported on Friday, June 14,2013….

full story
JsBGLLtmaWY
March 3, 2015

Today on March 03, at 11.00, Moscow time, ISS orbit was adjusted with the help of Progress M-26M cargo vehicle thrusters. The thrusters were inited at…

full story
_jE7RkyznU8
August 12, 2014

On August 12 52 years ago Vostok-4 spacecraft with Pavel Popovich onboard was launched to perform the first team flight along with Vostok-3 orbital spacecraft…

full story
3675312186
November 25, 2015

New ISS crew period of work onboard the station was increased from 6 to 7 months due to the flight program adjustment, – crew commander…

full story
1482652756
December 2, 2016

Progress MS-04 cargo vehicle launched to the ISS on December 01, 2016, at 17:51:52, Moscow time, burst at the altitude of 190 km above desolate…

full story