US To Stop Using Russian Rocket Engine RD-180 In Mid-2020s - United Launch Alliance
Daniyal Sohail 7 days ago Wed 16th September 2020 | 07:40 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th September, 2020) US company United Launch Alliance (ULA) plans to end operation of the Atlas-5 launch vehicle with the Russian RD-180 engine in the mid-2020s, Julie Arnold, an ULA spokeswoman, told Sputnik.
ULA provides launch services with Atlas-5.
There are plans to use the RD-180 in Russia - in the medium-lift Soyuz-6 rockets and the super-heavy Yenisei.