Price start From floating cosmodrome "Sea launch" will be From 65 to 76 million dollars, but they are more expensive than SpaceX, on the contrary, the customer will have the possibility to send cargo into orbit, said the Director-General of the organization "S7 Space transportation system" ? operator of the "Sea launch" ? Sergei Sopov.
"From 65 million to 76 million dollars. The cost of each start-up will be individual and depend on many factors. If Elon Musk (head of SpaceX) focuses on Price start at 65 million dollars, we expect to sell our service more expensive, " ? Sopov said in interview the news Agency.
At the same time, told Sopov, in the American port of long beach, which will be based " Sea launch ", will always be a rocket and customers will not have to wait a few years." The efficiency of the start-up costs ", ? he added. If you frequently order to run away From 2 to 4 years of age, S7 plans to reduce this time to six or seven months, said the head of the Department." Sea launch "? international commercial project that uses Russian-Ukrainian rocket " Zenit ", launched From a floating platform Odyssey. In 2014, the launches were stopped for a while. At the end of September 2016, the Group S7 has signed With a group of Sea Launch contract for the purchase of the " Sea launch ", the subject of the contract steel platform Odyssey and the Sea Launch Commander ship, ground-based equipment at the port of long beach, as well as the trademark Sea Launch. September 30, head of the S7 Group, Vladislav Filev said that the project "Sea launch" as long as it remains under the jurisdiction of the United States." Sea launch " ? international commercial project FOR the creation and operation space-rocket complex Sea embed. In 1995 was created by the same Firm, was founded by American Boeing company, Russian RSC Energia, Norwegian shipbuilding company Kvaerner (now Aker Solutions), the Ukrainian KB "southern" and " Pivdenmash." Have been a number of commercial launches into orbit using Russian-Ukrainian Zenit rockets From a floating platform "Odyssey" in the Pacific ocean. In the summer of 2009, the company Sea launch declared bankruptcy after the restructuring in 2010 the leading role in the project received the RSC " Energia ". Since 2014 launching into space FOR the project was stopped for some time. At the end of September, the Russian holding "Group of companies" S7 " ( "S7 Group" ) acquired the project "Sea launch" of the group companies, Sea Launch, controlled by RSC Energia. Under the agreement, S7 receives the infrastructure of the "Sea launch" and also the trademark Sea Launch. The contract closure is expected be in six months, after receiving approval From the us government. Restore runs With floating cosmodrome is scheduled for 2018.