Russia conducts dialogues about creating a launch system for carrier rockets "Angara" on the Brazilian Alcantara launch site, said the General designer manufactures these missiles Center Khrunichev Alexander Medvedev.
"Were the considerations and suggestions for the construction of a separate launch complex "Angara" at Alcantara launch site in Brazil. From the equator to let – an interesting option. It turns out to be very competitive. In the meantime, there are dialogues", - has informed the interviewer information Agency. He also said that promising booster middle class "Angara-A3" has the ability to be applied in the project "Sea launch" instead of the Russian-Ukrainian " Zenit "." as long as this idea remains. We must wait for parts solutions, then maybe something serious to say, – said the interviewer.
according to his statement, finalization of heavy launch vehicle "Angara-5" to launch manned space ships will cost approximately 10 billion, not counting the cost of the ground infrastructure." 1st launch of the carrier rocket " Angara-5 ", is able to launch astronauts into orbit, is planned to be conducted in approximately 2021. The first runs will be without people, because it is necessary to assure the reliability of the launch vehicle in real launches " – Medvedev said. Remember, at the end of December last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin in video conference participated in the ceremony of the first ever Russian test launch of the carrier rocket heavy class " Angara-A5 From Plesetsk. The head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu reported to the President on the successful first test launch of the carrier rocket. December 23, Putin had paid my respects participants of the start of the carrier rocket heavy class " Angara-A5 ", noting the importance of this event in the space industry. Later, Putin said that it launched a carrier rocket "Angara-A5" is useful not only for the needs of the economy, but also to ensure the defense capability of Russia and the countries of the Organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO). Carrier rockets of type "Angara" are environmentally friendly because their engines run on kerosene and oxygen, without the use of extremely toxic heptyl. All the family, designed in a modular type, includes missiles 4 classes (from light to heavy) lifting capacity from 3, 8 to 35 tons for launches From the Plesetsk cosmodrome, and in the future – From the East.