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Rogozin: construction on Vostochny will be ongoing

Rogozin: construction on Vostochny will be ongoing
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The head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin said that construction at the Vostochny cosmodrome would be ongoing. According to the head of the state corporation, the cosmodrome will always develop.

As the TASS With reference to an interview in the General Line program, Rogozin explained this by the fact that each rocket requires its own launch complex. So he answered the question about the timing of the completion of the construction of the cosmodrome.

The second stage of the cosmodrome construction involves the construction of a launch pad for the Angara-A5 launch vehicles and related infrastructure. Construction of the second stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur Region began in 2019 and should be completed by the end of the year 2022.

The first launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome was carried out in 2016. In total, during the entire operation of the cosmodrome, five launches of carrier rockets of the Soyuz family were carried out here. The Government of the Russian Federation in January of this year instructed the Treasury check the contract for the construction of a launch complex for Angara missiles at the Vostochny cosmodrome. 

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