Vostochny Cosmodrome Opens Route For Launching Spacecraft To ISS - Insurance Company
Daniyal Sohail 4 days ago Sun 17th March 2019 | 05:05 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th March, 2019) The route for launching of Soyuz-2 carrier rockets has been opened at the Vostochny cosmodrome, which can be used for launching of manned and cargo spacecraft into orbit of the International Space Station (ISS), according to a document of AlfaStrakhovanie insurance company obtained by Sputnik.
Until now, rocket carriers heading to the ISS have been launched only from the Baikonur space center.
It is now necessary to upgrade the technical and launch facilities of the spaceport in order to launch spacecraft from the Vostochny cosmodrome to the ISS
According to the document, the route is open for launching Soyuz-2 launch vehicles into orbit with an inclination of 51 degrees to the equator, which is used by the ISS.