Called the timing of the closing of the program of launches of “proton”
Launches of rockets “proton” from the cosmodrome “Baikonur” will last until 2026, said the aerospace Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of defense industry (Kazkosmos).
“The launches of carrier rockets “proton” from the cosmodrome “Baikonur” will be finished before 2026. Perspectives launches of carrier rockets “proton” after 2026 are not considered”, — quotes “RIA Novosti” the words of the representative office.
In June, the General Director of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, has set a target to stop the production of the carrier rocket “proton” after the execution of the contracts. To replace him will come the carrier rocket “Angara”, engines which run on kerosene and oxygen, without the use of heptyl, a toxic.