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Thursday, October 27, 2016

The media learned about the development of “Roscosmos” super-heavy launch for the conquest of the moon

The state Corporation “Roscosmos” started to design a new rocket of superheavy class, which is planned to create on the basis of the program “Energy-Buran”. In the future it may become the main missile for the lunar program.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

How to write “Izvestia” with reference to General Director of RSC Energia Vladimir Solntsev, to implement the project plan to use existing RD-171 engine.

“The use of hydrogen circuits for the first and second levels of the media, we’re not looking. Third step you want to take from flying Angara”, – he said.

According to the draft, the rocket should put into low reference orbit 80 tons. Further evolution of the technology based on RD-171 implies an increase in capacity of up to 120 tons, and by changing the layout of the rocket and the possibility of engine capacity can be increased to 160 tons.

Solntsev added that the creation of super-heavy rockets of this class is possible within five to seven years. While the projected media will be the main missile for the lunar program.

The publication notes that the creation of a missile based on the technology of RD-171 would abandon plans to build a super-heavy rocket on the basis of “Angara”.


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