Ukraine ready to deliver new shipment of rocket engines to its European partners
The State-owned enterprise, Makarov Pivdenny Machine Building Plant, is preparing to send the next batch of rocket engines to European partners as part of the Vega project.
According to the enterprise’s press service, in the second quarter of this year the plant has manufactured and is ready to ship two RD-843 liquid rocket engines to the customer.
CR Vega was developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) in cooperation with the Italian Space Agency (ASI). It is designed to launch satellites to a sun-synchronous orbit, at a height of 1,200 km, weighing up to 1,200 kg or to a polar orbit for …read more