The Europeans have successfully launched into space a rocket with Ukrainian engine – Rus.Media
The Europeans have successfully launched into space a rocket with Ukrainian engine
Ukrainian motor is designed and manufactured by Ukrainian enterprises of KB “southern” and “southern machine-building plant”
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From Kourou in French Guiana by the European rocket “VEGA” with the Ukrainian engine was successfully launched into space . According to the State space Agency of Ukraine in Facebook .
Early this morning the launch of the carrier rocket “VEGA” from Kourou in French Guiana , reports Rus.Media.
Note that the sustainer engine RD – 843 fourth stage of the launch vehicle developed by the Design Bureau “southern” them. M. K. Yangel and made by the enterprise ” southern machine-building plant them. A. M. Makarov ” .
It is noted that the start was ninth in the framework of the “Vega” and the first in 2017.
The carrier rocket put into orbit a satellite, Sentinel – 2B of the European program global monitoring for environment and security Copernicus .