Bought S7 Group Project "Sea launch" as long as it remains under the jurisdiction of the United States, said the head of the organization Vladislav Filev.
"Unfortunately, the Project" Sea launch " as long as is in the phase when He is in control of the U.S. Department of state, And offshore. To ensure that the Project got " home ", you have the permission of the state Department. And currently we are working ON returning the "Sea launch " Russian Federation", he quotes his words RIA " Novosti ".
Filev also said that the management of the project "Sea launch" will be moved from Switzerland to the Russian capital." The headquarters moved to the capital of Russia. The project will be fully Russian ", ? quotes its words news Agency. He said that the Group S7 With the "Sea launch" plans to participate in tenders for the launch of the Russian Federal space program." If somewhere it will be possible to participate, we will participate ", ? He said." 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. This week the Russian holding "Group of organizations" C7 " ( "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.