20889_131752333676672_2028316680_n
April 2, 2013
Categories: RSC Energia, Russia

To prevent asteroid threat super-heavy booster is needed, – RSC Energia president Vilatiy Lopota stated.

According to his words the booster is to be developed on the basis of existing flight elements, created in the framework of Energia rocket-booster program. “Such booster will be able to deliver and deploy detection system and tracking system elements and even thermonuclear charge to the dangerous space objects if necessary”, – RSC president explained.

He also pointed out the necessity of Russian asteroid observation system development. “We suggest doing it with the help of three space devices placed at Earth-Moon system Lagrangian points,” –he explained, – with the ISS used as a basis for technologies and cooperation elaboration”.
In his opinion to implement this task a cooperation of different organizations and enterprises including international ones is needed. “Many home and foreign space organizations, institutions and companies we develop cooperation with show the interest in our suggestions” – he emphasized.
Source: novosti-kosmonavtiki.ru

More from this category:
2820915842
October 9, 2018

Today, on October 9, the “Soyuz-FG” medium-class launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-10″ spacecraft was removed from the assembly and test building and installed on…

full story
soyuz-u
July 22, 2013

3 Soyuz boosters were delivered to Baikonur from Samara on July 19. The train was transferred to the launchpad 112 where the boosters will be…

full story
Kubasov
February 20, 2014

Cosmonaut Valeri Kubasov twice Hero of the Soviet Union and participant of the famous Apollo-Soyuz program died on Wednesday evening at the age of 79,…

full story
M-21M
June 3, 2014

Progress M-21M cargo vehicle will be undocked from the ISS and sank in the Pacific Ocean on June 9, – MCC representative reported. “The vehicle…

full story
1016515662
July 21, 2014

Russian biosatellite Foton-M with 5 geckoes, fruit flies, higher plants’ seeds and other biological materials onboard was launched with the help of Soyuz-2.1a booster from…

full story
1078454828
June 19, 2015

Foreign-made compounds phase-out program for Russian Luna-25 researcher is complete, – Lavochkin Scientific Association representative reported at Le Bourget-2015 International Air show. At Paris Air…

full story
3379116739
June 4, 2018

On June 4, 2018, at the Baikonur cosmodrome, specialists of Roscosmos enterprises rolled out to the launch site a “Soyuz-FG” carrier rocket with a “Soyuz…

full story
Turksat 4A
January 16, 2014

On January 16 TurkSat-4A telecommunication satellite manufactured by Japanese company Mitsubishi Electric – МЕLCO was delivered to Baikonur spaceport by AN-124 aircraft of Volga-Dnepr aero…

full story