Russia Completing Vostochny Cosmodrome Project
The construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome is nearing its completion. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on Friday.
The Russian Federal Space Agency earlier asked the Federal Agency for Special Construction to prepare an objective report on the state of the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome. The press service of the Federal Agency for Special Construction announced that the response had been prepared. This information will be used by the Federal Space Agency to summarize the preliminary results of the program titled ‘Construction of Russian Cosmodromes in 2006-2015’, as well as to evaluate the utilization efficiency of allocated funds.
It’s necessary to mention that the Vostochny Cosmodrome is being built in Amur Region near Uglegorsk. The first spacecraft is scheduled to be launched in 2015.