03:41 GMT +316 October 2019
Listen Live
    Russia's projected Soyuz-5 medium-lift carrier rocket will be integrated for the Sea Launch project

    Russia's New Soyuz Rocket to Be Modified for Sea Launch, Vostochny Space Center

    © Photo: Sea Launch
    Russia
    Get short URL
    1213
    Subscribe

    Soyuz-5 medium-lift carrier rocket to be integrated for the Sea Launch project.

    LE BOURGET (France) (Sputnik) Russia's projected Soyuz-5 medium-lift carrier rocket will be integrated for the Sea Launch project, followed by launches from the Vostochny Space Center, S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia General Director Vladimir Solntsev said Wednesday.

    "We can integrate it to Sea Launch and, having essentially completed work at Baikonur, we could transfer it to Vostochny Space Center", Solntsev told reporters at the Paris Air Show.

    The Roscosmos space corporation expects to launch the first Soyuz-5 in 2022.

    Related:

    Russia's Soyuz-5, Expected by 2022, to Launch From Pads Including 'Sea Launch'
    Soyuz-2.1b Rocket Launched From Russian Plesetsk Cosmodrome
    Soyuz-ST-A Carrier Rocket Blasts Off From Kourou Space Center in French Guiana
    Tags:
    Vostochny space center, Soyuz-5, Vladimir Solntsev, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik