The Russian Federation and Kazakhstan over the next 2 months will define the type of booster you want to create space complex " Baiterek ", said on the last working day of the week Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
"We decided to form a common research team, she will work over the next 2 months and give us suggestions for the optimal use of boosters that We have today. It, i.e., Proton, Soyuz and Angara ", - he said at a meeting of the Russian-Kazakh intergovernmental Council for the " Baikonur "complex.
Space rocket complex "Baiterek" - launched in 2004, the project of Kazakhstan and Russia on creation at Baikonur patterns for launches environmentally-friendly launch vehicles. It is planned that in case of its realization will be possible to abandon the carrier rockets " proton ", using toxic propellants.
from the outset it was expected the use of new rocket " Angara ". But later, due to the increased cost of delaying the project for several years and the decision on the launch vehicle "Angara" from the cosmodrome " East ", the project was refocused on the use of the rocket "Zenit" Ukrainian production.
due to the unstable political situation in Ukraine in the summer of 2014 the project was again suspended. Now the investigation of implementation options on the basis of Russian launch vehicles, and the most appropriate option once again became a " Hangar ".