The company-operator of Sea Launch AG, engaged in the service for the launch of space vehicles floating cosmodrome with the help of a rocket " Zenit-SL ", engaged in dialogues with the Chinese government on the sale to China of a floating spaceport and command ship.
To sell "Sea launch" China, the authors of this idea will have to cross the "minefield" that is associated with the legal and political implications of this Treaty in the Russian Federation, the USA and China, for example, with the regime to control the proliferation of missile technologies, informs "news Agency" referring to Space News.
As commented in the Russian rocket and space industry, " the specified transaction is impossible without the settlement of litigation with The Boeing Company. Recall that in March this year, the government of the United Arab Emirates has also expressed interest in acquiring international project " Sea launch ". In the last month of summer 2014 "Sea launch" time has stopped operations until mid-2015. In addition, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin did not rule out that "Sea launch" probably migrated to Brazil. January 14, the press service of the United rocket and space Corporation said that the Corporation's management is considering the possibility of replacing the Russian-Ukrainian rocket "Zenit" in the project "Sea launch" the Russian carrier rocket " Angara "." It can be, but very expensive " ? expressed my opinion to the newspaper VIEW, the scientific head of the Moscow space club Ivan Moiseev. International Firm Sea launch was established in 1995 with the assistance of the American organization Boeing, Russia's " Energy ", Norwegian "Kvarner" and Ukrainian plants Yuzhnoye and Yuzhmash. It is the largest commercial international project of creation and operation of rocket and space complex marine placement. The eponymous firm and a floating spaceport was created in Order to bring to life the idea of launching rockets from the equator.