New Potentialities of Russian Cosmonautics

23 December 2014
On 23 December 2014, the latest Russian heavy launcher Angara-A5 was fired from the cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region. The launcher with the nondetachable load mockup was fired into the geostationary orbit ~36000 km in height.
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The main developer and producer of the space missile complex Angara is the Khrunichev State Research and Production Center. ORPE Technologiya has been effectively collaborating with the Khrunichev Center within the framework of various projects. The Enterprise manufactures nose cones and a number of local primary PCM structures.

“The successful tests of the latest environmentally safe heavy launcher have proved a high potential of Russian science and industry,” said O. Komissar, Director General of ORPE Technologiya. “I congratulate everybody having to do with this historical event”.

The space missile complex Angara is one of the priority directions in the development of Russian orbital injection systems. The complex is established only on the territory of Russia. The family of Angara launchers includes the launchers for light, middle and heavy loads. They can put into orbit from 3.8 to 35 tons.