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Civil cosmodrome in the Amur region to be built in 3 and a half years

January 29 2008

Construction of the first civilian cosmodrome in the Amur region - is today one of the main tasks of Russian Federal Space Agency. According to the head of the Federal Space Agency Anatoly Perminov, the design work planned to be completed in 42 months. Already established working groups comprising representatives of the Ministry of Defence, regions, and the administration of the Amur Region, reports news agency "Amur.Info.

"We already have a spaceport name -" East. " It is this spaceport should provide the country independent access to space - said the board of the Russian Space Agency First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Sergei Ivanov. - In 2016 a new spaceport should be ready to launch rockets of any type. And in 2018 it is planned that from it is already possible to begin a program of manned flights. "

Will be the launch site. Will and the city. "A very real new city - said Sergei Ivanov. - It's not just about new, modern factories, transport routes, the entire logistics infrastructure. I beg to draw attention to the place of the future spaceport have been prescribed and the most modern architectural decisions. "


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