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May 17, 2016
Russia to start financing new Phoenix carrier rocket development in 2018
Korolev (Sputnik) May 17, 2016
Russia will begin financing the development of a new carrier rocket dubbed Phoenix in 2018, Deputy General Director of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center Aleksandr Medvedev said Friday. Cargo capacity of the projected carrier rocket is expected to be within the range from nine up to 15 metric tons, he specified. "The financing will start from 2018. All the [space industry] enterprises are working out their own variants [of the rocket]," Medvedev told reporters. Phoen ... read more

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