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News Archive / Tagged: Khrunichev State Research and Space Production Center of Moscow

  • Russia reveals long-term plans for its Angara launch vehicle

    Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 2nd, 2015

    The Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center has revealed its long-term plans for the Russian Angara launch vehicle. According to the company’s announcement, the rocket’s launch manifest includes 10 test launches in the next few years.

  • Russian Angara rocket to launch commercial missions

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 22nd, 2015

    International Launch Services (ILS ) has announced that it will offer the new Russian Angara 1.2 rocket for commercial launches starting as early as 2017. The launches will be conducted from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia and could mark a major change in terms of what type of boosters that the launch service provider uses to […]

  • A second chance at a Maiden Launch for Angara

    Josh TallisJuly 8th, 2014

    Tensions flared, but the rocket didn’t. On June 27, Russia’s experimental Angara 1.2 rocket aborted its maiden launch just fifteen seconds before liftoff. Watching live from the Kremlin was Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has put his personal mark on the Angara program and was carefully following up on a review of the failed launch. […]

  • Proton Breeze M rocket set to deliver another Express satellite

    Britt RawcliffeMay 15th, 2014

    Following a successful launch last month, the Russian Proton Breeze M rocket is set to thunder off of the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-200 this Friday, May 16. The launch is slated to take place at 3:42 a.m. ALMT. This particular Proton rocket will carry the Express-AM4R satellite into orbit for the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC).