The Russian Federation launched the latest rocket Union with the Ukrainian control system – media

The Russian Federation launched the latest rocket Union with the Ukrainian control system – media

РФ запустит последнюю ракету Союз с украинской системой управления – СМИ

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The export of rocket Soyuz-FG to launch complex

After termination of the Soyuz-FG will continue to embark on the rocket Soyuz-2 with the control system of the Russian production.

In Russia produced the latest carrier rocket Soyuz-FG that uses the Ukrainian system of governance. It is reported RIA Novosti citing a source in the rocket and space industry of the Russian Federation on Tuesday, March 5.

The Soyuz-FG was produced space rocket centre Progress. All, according to him, left to launch three missiles of this modification. They will be used to launch to the ISS in 2019 manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-12 (March 14), Union MS-13 (July 6) and MS Union-15 (25 September).

“After the cessation of operation of the Soyuz-FG will continue to embark on the rocket Soyuz-2 with the control system of the Russian production”, – said the source.

Total from 2001 to 2018 carried out 67 rockets Soyuz-FG, one of them emergency in October 2018. The control system of the Soyuz-FG is developed in the NT, SKB Polisvit and manufactured in SSPE Corporation Kommunar (both – Kharkiv, Ukraine). 2020 Soyuz-FG will be replaced by rocket Soyuz-2.1 a, flying since 2004. Its control system is established in the Yekaterinburg research and production Association of automatics named after Semikhatova.

We will remind, on February 28 the Russian booster Soyuz-ST-B was successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana and placed into orbit six satellites of the British company OneWeb.

And on February 21 in Kazakhstan from the Baikonur cosmodrome was successfully launched the Russian carrier rocket Soyuz-2 with the Egyptian satellite Egyptsat-A.

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