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Posted 08 August 2014 - 12:10 PM

Russia to Decide on Future of Sea Launch Project by End of 2014


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, August 7 (RIA Novosti) - Russia will decide on the future of the Sea Launch project, which uses Russian-Ukrainian Zenit-SL rockets to put commercial cargo into orbit, by the end of the year, the head of Russia’s United Rocket and Space Corporation Igor Komarov said Thursday.

“The unique Sea Launch project faces serious risks as certain parts of Zenit carrier rockets are produced in Ukraine and the floating platform and command ship are based in the United States. The new leadership of the Energia United Rocket and Space Corporation has been tasked with preparing proposals for this project,” Komarov said.

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