In space launch of three “Ukrainian” missiles

В космос запустят три "украинские" ракеты

Carrier rocket Zenit-3SL

Will be launches of carrier rockets VEGA, Antares and Zenit.

November 2017 is scheduled to launch into space three missiles, created with the participation of Ukraine. It is reported by an Aerospace portal of Ukraine with reference to the website spaceflightnow.com.

In November of 2017 it is planned to launch three rockets, created with the participation of Ukraine, – stated in the message.

In particular, there will be launches of carrier rockets VEGA (November 8), Antares (10 November) and Zenit (exact date not specified).

В космос запустят три "украинские" ракеты

Photo: screenshot from the website spaceflightnow.com

Experts remind that the sustainer engine RD-843, 4th European stage booster light class Vega was developed by state enterprise Design Bureau of South them. M. K. Yangel and made by GP Production Association southern machine-building plant them. A. M. Makarov. This launch will be the eleventh in the framework of the Vega and the third in 2017.

The basic design of the first stage of the American rocket Antares medium-class create Ukrainian enterprises of the space industry CB South them. M. K. Yangel and the southern machine-building plant. A. M. Makarov (both Dnipro) in cooperation with enterprises Khartron-ARKOS (Kharkov, Ukraine), Khartron-YUKOM (Zaporizhya), Chezar, rapid (Chernihiv) and others.

The carrier rocket Zenith developed by KB Yuzhnoye them. M. K. Yangel and made by the state enterprise Production Association southern machine-building plant them. A. M. Makarov, in cooperation with other companies. The rocket is one of the most successful in the world and is designed to deliver spacecraft high-mass medium, high circular and elliptic near-earth orbits including geotransfer and geostationary orbit.

As reported Корреспондент.netin Russia, criticized the new missiles, Yuzhmash. The Russians do not believe that the Ukrainian plant will be able to set up production engines.

Earlier Yuzhmash announced the signing of a contract with the Russian company S7 Sea Launch for production and delivery of 12 carrier rockets Zenit.

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