Source: the second rocket "Angara" will be sent to Plesetsk in August
The second booster heavy class "Angara-A5" is planned to send to the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the first half of August, reported RIA Novosti source in the space industry.
"Sending a train with the blocks of the rocket "Angara-A5" from the Khrunichev Center in Plesetsk is planned in the first half of August," - said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the rocket at the cosmodrome will begin in the second half of August with the expectation of launch in November.
In may the General Director of "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin announced that the start of "Angara" can be held in the fall. In June, the RIA Novosti source in the rocket and space industry said that the launch is tentatively scheduled for November 3. The rocket with the upper stage "breeze-M" will put into geostationary orbit the layout of the spacecraft.
This will be the second - and first in six years - a test launch of a rocket "Angara-A5". Flight tests of the missiles, which include six starts, is scheduled for completion in 2021 or 2022.
"Angara" - a family of environmentally friendly carrier rockets of different classes. It includes light vehicles "Angara-1.2", medium - "Angara-A3", heavy "Angara-A5" upgraded "Angara-А5М", heavy duty vehicles, "Angara-А5В".