Boeing Corporation entered into a contract to purchase engines and launch vehicles design Bureau "southern" and enterprise "Yuzhmash" in the absence of cooperation with countries under sanctions, said on Wednesday the Ukrainian media.
Boeing sees us as a partner. The company is interested in continuation of cooperation with Ukraine in the direction of the project, also interested in the project we made a proposal to establish a new satellite, which would help Ukraine to implement telecommunication problems ", - said the head of the national space Agency Lubomir Sabodash, quoted by TSN. Currently the US buys Russian engines." South "will supply launch vehicles rocket "Zenit" and " Antares ". The Memorandum of cooperation between Boeing and the national space Agency is required to be signed before the end of October-beginning of November, to visit the NASA delegation to Ukraine. 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. Rocket "Zenit" Ukrainian production started only in the framework of the project " Sea launch ", for this reason, when in the summer of 2014 that time has stopped operations until mid-2015, Yuzhnoye problems were started. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin did not rule out that Sea launch has the ability to be transferred to Brazil. In the beginning of this year in 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 ".