Russia will create its own reusable rocket in response to Falcon 9

Experts from Russia will create a reusable rocket of the middle class and its disposable version. According to the newspaper «Izvestia», the novelty of RSC «Energia» and space-rocket center «Progress» will be a response to the Falcon 9, created by Elon Musk in the US.

According to the idea of engineers, unification with the one-time «Union-9» will provide an opportunity to carry out launches from Baikonur and Vostochny, as well as with floating cosmodrome in the Pacific ocean in the program «Sea start».

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Since the first stage of the rocket is the most expensive part of the vehicle, in the near future considering it is reusable, noted in a press-service of RSC Energia.

It is expected that the rocket will land on their own, however, most likely, the engineers will also provide the option of using parachutes.



Russia will create its own reusable rocket in response to Falcon 9 08.12.2017

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