Vostochny Fights For Its Place

Credit: GK Launch Services PHOTOS
Just after dawn on Dec. 23, 2018, the hangar doors on the Soyuz rocket integration facility in Vostochny opened, revealing a Soyuz-2.1a rocket, outfitted with a Fregat upper stage and 12-ft.-dia. (3.7-m) payload fairing, perched on its side atop a transporter-erector (TE). Inside the sparkling new...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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