Scientific production association of Yekaterinburg to start exporting launchers to France

17 February 2006 (10:00)

N.A. Semikhatov Scientific Production Association of Yekaterinburg will soon be exporting launchers to France, reports Rocket and Space Deputy GD Lev Belskiy. The equipment is to be used at the French Guiana space-vehicle launching site of European Space Agency, Mr Belskiy says.

The Association (alongside with V.P. Makeev design office of Miass, Chelyabinsk Region) is also going to sign a contract with Brazil in February 2006. The agreement concerns modernization of Brazilian carrier rocket under the auspices of RosAviaCosmos, Mr Belskiy explained.

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