[FPSPACE] Two NOVOSTI videos on Russian launch sites
jeoberg at comcast.net
Wed Jul 30 08:53:15 EDT 2008
Plesetsk space center to get new launch facility
Russia is beginning to replace its old space facilities with new ones. The Plesetsk space center is completing the construction of a new launch pad and infrastructure for the all-purpose Angara rocket. (105 sec./3.82Mb, shows: 120)
Why do foreigners like Russian spaceports?
A new generation Soyuz-2 missile will be launched from the Plesetsk space center in the next few days. It will deliver a military satellite into orbit. If the launch is successful, these missiles will transport foreign and Russian satellites into space under multi-million dollar contracts. (125 sec./4.58Mb, shows: 698)
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