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# Roscosmos # Main # RCC Progress 08/22/2019 17: 42 Dmitry Rogozin held a meeting at RCC “Progress” As part of a visit to the RCC “Progress”, Dmitry Rogozin, general director of the State Corporation “Roscosmos”, held a meeting on the progress in the production of spacecraft and preparation for the manufacture of rockets -carrier (LV) “Soyuz-5”. He examined the workshops in which spacecraft is assembled and tested, and production sites where work is underway to prepare for the production of the promising Soyuz-5 launch vehicle. Dmitry Baranov, General Director of Progress RSC JSC, reported on the progress on the creation of the spacecraft Soyuz-5 ”and the development of other promising launch vehicles. Dmitry Rogozin: RCC“ Progress ”has a high production reserve for creating advanced rocket and space technology. Today’s launch once again proved the reliability of the Samara-2 Samara rocket. We associate the future of the rocket and space industry with the new Soyuz-5 launch vehicle, the production of which is launched in Samara, at the Progress RCC. Today, from the launch site of platform No. 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 06:38:32 Moscow time in the direction of the International Space Station successfully launched the Samara launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1a with the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft. On board the ship are scientific equipment, medical equipment, packages for the crew, as well as the anthropomorphic robot Skybot F-850. The Soyuz-2 launch vehicle of stage 1a replaces the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, which, since 2002, has delivered international crews into orbit.

The carrier rocket “Soyuz-5” — promising Russian two-stage booster of the middle class, which will be able to output in low-earth orbit of up to 17 tons of payload. The missile is developed by RSC “Energia” them. S. P. Korolev, and its production is prepared in the RCC “Progress”.


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