The Russian company closed the transaction on purchase of the cosmodrome Sea launch

Российская компания закрыла сделку по покупке космодрома Морской старт

The launch of the rocket Zenit from Baikonur Sea launch

The company S7 was a floating platform designed to launch the Zenit, command ship to control over the complex and ground infrastructure in California.

S7 airlines closed the deal to buy the complex Sea launch (Sea Launch) and became the master of the floating spaceport. About it RIA Novosti reported with reference to CEO Space S7 (a subsidiary of S7 Group) Sergei Sopova on Tuesday, April 17.

“All the documents are prepared, agreed and signed. Now the owner of a property complex and intellectual ownership of Sea launch is the company S7”, said Sopov.

The S7 has turned out to be a floating platform designed to launch the Zenit, command ship to control over the complex and ground infrastructure in California.

Previous owner was affiliated with the Rocket-space Corporation (RKK) Energiya group of companies Sea Launch.

Recall that S7 Group is a holding company, which includes ten companies: S7 Airlines, S7 Tour, Globus, S7 Ticket, C7 aerospace, transportation systems, etc. In September 2016, Sea Launch SA and S7 Group has announced an agreement on the purchase of assets Sea Launch.

In June 2017 the Ukrainian plant Yuzhmash signed a contract with the Russian S7 Sea Launch for production and delivery of 12 carrier rockets Zenit for international programs Sea launch and Land launch.

Later it became known that final Assembly of these missiles will be carried out in the USA, not in Ukraine.

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