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 materials do not specify for what purpose the investments are required. However, it is known that the project "Sea launch" no missiles, no feature for the functioning of coastal infrastructure for Assembly and testing of rockets and spacecraft, with a launch platform Odyssey and command ship in the United States has removed all foreign equipment: we are talking about information and communication equipment Boeing and the starting equipment of the Ukrainian production for the rocket "Zenit" from "Yuzhmash."
The volume of investments in 94-91 billion rubles exceed about eight times the cost of the complex. In 2016, the group S7 when buying the "Sea launch" paid for it 150-160 million dollars, or about 10-11 billion rubles at the current exchange rate.
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. As previously reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the materials experts of "Rosatom", the Corporation believes 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. At the same time in a press-service "Rosatom" RIA Novosti reported that the Corporation is studying the potential risks of the project and is considering the possibility to prevent them.
The project "Sea launch" was created in 1995 for the operation of space-rocket complex sea-based. In 2016 S7 Group has announced the signing of a contract with the group of companies Sea Launch (subsidiary of RSC Energia), for the purchase of the property complex of the project "Sea start". In March 2020, the complex received preliminary approval from the U.S. state Department, was transferred to Russia. In late April, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the S7 Group Vyacheslav Filev said in an interview with the newspaper "Kommersant" that the project "Sea launch" frozen until better times. At about this time it became known that Russia's Roscosmos set the task to the enterprises to carry out the economic rationale for the resumption of the "Sea launch" - estimate the cost of repair of the floating spaceport and the establishment of a new rocket "Soyuz-7". The launches are scheduled to resume in 2024.