On Jan. 31, Chairman of the Russian Government Vladimir Putin held a meeting with the Governor of Omsk region Leonid Polezhaev.
Among others, Polezhaev reported Prime Minister about implementation of space programs in the region.
"Khrunichev Space Center and Salut company are transferring production of the Angara launcher to Polyot of Omsk. Polyot will also manufacture components for Proton upper composite”, the Governor said.
Development of Angara heavy-lift launcher is a high-priority national objective. The launcher is ordered by Roscosmos and Ministry of Defense. KhSC bears responsibility for design and production of the space system.
Polyot is a KhSC’s subsidiary.
Source: ROSCOSMOS - News
Edited by Waspie_Dwarf, 26 April 2013 - 11:49 PM.