“Angara-1.2” were one and a half times more expensive than “Soyuz-1.2 b”


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Light the rocket “Angara-1.2” more secondary carriers “Soyuz-2.1 a and Soyuz-2.1 b” is almost at 700 million rubles, reports “Interfax”.

News Agency drew attention to the data posted in a private system “SPARK-Marketing”. According to the materials of “Roscosmos” eight pieces of “Soyuz-2.1 b”, intended for launch to the International space station (ISS) trucks “MS Progress” and manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS”, ready to pay 10 billion 447 million rubles (1.3 billion rubles for the rocket).

On the other hand, the order of the state Corporation for the construction of one of the carrier “Angara-1.2”, which is in 2021 needs to run three satellite system “Messenger” is 2 billion 27.8 million rubles. According to the Agency, six satellites “Gonets” will be displayed in two launches of “Soyuz-2.1 b” with the value of 1,345 billion rubles each.

“Thus, the value of [light] Angara exceeds the price [the average] of the “Union” of almost 700 million rubles”, — concludes “Interfax”.

In March, the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin on Twitter said that “there is no gap in technological development [of the Corporation] no. There is a serious gap in the financing industry.”

In July 2018, Rogozin proposed to merge the “Center Khrunichev” and “Progress” in cooperation. According to the head of the state Corporation, it is necessary for “financial recovery “of the Khrunichev Centre” a”, reported RIA Novosti.

In may of that year, Rogozin immediately called enterprise “Roscosmos” to find a use for missiles family “Angara”, RIA Novosti.

The carrying capacity of rockets of the middle class “Soyuz-2.1 a and Soyuz-2.1 b” with the withdrawal of payload into low earth orbit is 7 and 7.85 tons (at launch from Plesetsk), respectively. Media are commercially available space-rocket center “Progress” (Samara). The company is one of the few financially stable companies of the Corporation.

Carrying capacity a light rocket “Angara-1.2”, created the “Center Khrunichev” (in Moscow and Omsk), during injection of the payload into low earth orbit is 3.5 tons.

The decision on the beginning of work on the family of “Angara” adopted in January 1995. To date, such missiles made just two flights (light and heavy versions in 2014), although according to the original plan the first launch of “Angara” was supposed to happen in 2005. Only by 2014 and the creation of “Angara” at the “Center Khrunichev”, the most problematic enterprises of Roskosmos, took about three billion dollars. Currently, the debt load of the Russian manufacturer of heavy missiles exceeds 80 billion rubles.

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