The installation of all seventeen levels of the cable refueling tower for the launch vehicles of Angara family at Vostochny launch site in the Amur region has been completed.
Under the supervision of the specialists from the Center for Operation of Space Ground Based Infrastructure (a part of Roskosmos State Corporation) the “Industrial Technologies” contractor company has completed the installation of the components of the most massive structure of the future launch site.
The horizontal and vertical levels were verified by special geodetic instruments. The tower components stand perfectly straight – even the minimal error is unacceptable. During its installation there was realized the parallel installation of technological equipment, there will be placed nineteen most modern technological systems in total, including the refueling equipment.
The cable refueling tower for Angara rockets at Vostochny cosmodrome is designed for placing equipment and communications, systems, and units of the launch complex, as well as for providing the carrier wind hold on the launch pad and access for Roscosmos specialists to its service areas. The tower height is sixty-six meters, and its weight is about three thousand tons.