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Rosatom has estimated that Sea launch does not pay off without government

The project "Sea launch" without government support will not reach self-sufficiency even in the optimistic scenario – high demand for launch services, according to the materials of the experts of "Rosatom", compiled by courtesy of "Roscosmos" data that was read by RIA Novosti.

Earlier it was reported about the possible purchase of a complex of the state Corporation "Rosatom".

In "Rosatom" has told, how much it will cost to repair the "Sea launch"

The cost of recovery of the complex "Sea launch" will amount to 84 billion rubles in prices of 2020, which exceeds the cost of its purchase group S7 in 2016, almost eight times, considered in the "Rosatom".

"The volume of investment of 91 billion rubles in the forecast prices adjusted for inflation or 83.8 billion rubles in prices of 2020", - stated in the materials of the experts of "Rosatom", compiled by courtesy of "Roscosmos" data that was read by RIA Novosti.

The expert warned "Rosatom" from the purchase of the "Sea launch"

The state Corporation "Rosatom" do not buy "Sea launch" in connection with the lack of missiles for the complex and the lack of a long-term strategy of its application, said RIA Novosti member of the Russian Academy of cosmonautics named after Tsiolkovsky, chief analyst of the Association "Digital transport and logistics" Andrei Ionin.

According to him, an example of a successful long-term prediction of market development is the story of SpaceX. "That's why Elon Musk became the leader of the space market, because in the early 2000-ies he foresaw many of the events including the advent of space-based Internet, with the development of the lunar program of the USA on the basis of which he will make major money," said Jonas.

Rosatom considers it inexpedient to purchase the "Sea launch"

Rosatom considers it inappropriate purchase of the complex "Sea launch" in the absence of such requirements for corporations, high competition in the launch services market, created the company SpaceX Elon musk, and a number of other reasons. This is stated in the materials of "Rosatom", which examined RIA Novosti.

Earlier some media reported that Rosatom is considering the acquisition of complex "Sea launch", which was recently relocated from the USA to Russia. Currently, the owner is a group of companies S7. For purchasing Sea launch from subsidiaries of Rocket-space Corporation "Energy" (part of "Rosatom") she at one time paid 150 million dollars.

The Director of "Yuzhmash" complained of losses due to the rupture of relations with Russia

Leading enterprise of rocket-space industry of Ukraine "Yuzhmash" lost 206 million (531 million rubles) as a result of breaking contracts with Russia. About it in interview to the edition strana.ua the General Director of the plant Sergei Voight.

Voight recalled that in 2014, "Pivdenmash" in cooperation with Russia, worked on manufacture of rockets "Zenit" in the framework of the international project "Sea launch" (Sea Launch). However, the project was stopped due to political differences between Kiev and Moscow, said the head of "Yuzhmash."