Russia to Launch Super Heavy Rocket in 2016

Russia’s newest heavy rocket carrier Angara-A5 will orbit a commercial satellite for the first time in 2016, the head of the Khrunichev Center said Wednesday. “[The launch will be in] 2016, everything depends on the space apparatus. I think that this will be a commercial launch, but I don’t know if it will be a foreign or Russian apparatus,” Andrei Kalinovsky told journalists. The Angara family of space launch vehicles has been in development since 1995. According to Roscosmos, new A...
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