Antonov transports cargo for SpaceX

Антонов перевозит груз для SpaceX

Antonov will help with the transportation of the company Ilona Mask

A Ukrainian company will carry oversized rocket components to Cape Canaveral.

Ukrainian state enterprise Antonov asked the U.S. Department of transportation to grant permission to unscheduled flights of cargo aircraft AN-124-100 Ruslan from Los Angeles to Florida for transportation company SpaceX, according to UKRINFORM.

As noted, the Company will carry large rocket components to Titusville or directly to Cape Canaveral. The flight is scheduled from 10 to 13 January.

In the application it is noted that the timely transportation of this equipment is critical.

“The failure to deliver the goods before the date of about January 11, 2018 will result in additional consequences, which will negatively affect the planned launch of the SpaceX mission. Such a result would be too expensive for SpaceX and clients”, – is spoken in the application.

SpaceX launches from Cape Canaveral of a Falcon 9 rocket.

Recall that a secret satellite, codenamed Zuma, launched 8 January launch vehicle, the Falcon 9 is an American company SpaceX Elon musk, has not reached the calculated orbit and crashed in the fall into the ocean.