Russia’s Angara 5 On Track To Replace Proton By 2025

Angara 5 launch
Credit: Russian Ministry of Defense
Russia expects to complete comprehensive tests of its new Angara heavy-lift rocket in 2021, when the vehicle is slated to enter service before replacing the venerable Russian Proton launcher in 2025. Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, the prime contractor for both Proton and the...

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