Date: 3 months ago   Category: Cosmos

The head of NASA has reacted to threat of the termination of deliveries of RD-180


The director of NASA Jim Braydenstayn in an interview to C-SPAN TV channel has commented on the possible termination of deliveries of the Russian RD-180 engines to the USA. "Yes, actually United States diligently work on to depending on RD-180 engines" — the official has answered. Thus Braydenstayn has answered a question of the leader of influence of the possible termination by Moscow of deliveries of engines on plans for start of commercial spaceships by means of the ULA rockets (United Launch Alliance). "And I will be frank in this respect: NASA is distinguished from all federal government. The speech that when the relations between the countries become difficult, NASA is able to maintain these relations" — the head of the American space agency has added. Also Braydenstayn has declared the planned meeting with the head of Roskosmos Dmitry Rogozin. The state corporation has reported that the action will take place in October, 2018 on Baikonur (Kazakhstan) on August.10 of NASA in response to possible restriction of deliveries of the Russian RD-180 engines to the USA has referred to need of execution of contractual obligations by Moscow. Earlier in August in Washington declared preparation of new sanctions against Russia because of an incident in Salisbury (Great Britain). In response to it the Russian senator Sergey Ryabukhin has said that Moscow can limit deliveries to the USA of rocket RD-180 engines which the United Launch Alliance company uses in the first step of the carrier rocket Atlas 5. Materials on teme00:02 — on September 19, 2017 Cheerful the pominkirossiya blackmails with the USA rocket engines and frightens Kitayemsilovy units releases NPO Energomash. In January the CEO of the enterprise Igor Arbuzov has said that more than a half of revenue of the plant is formed of deliveries of engines to the USA — RD-180 for United Launch Alliance and RD-181 for Orbital ATK (now enters into Northrop Grumman). In particular, in 2018 the enterprise plans to deliver to customers power units of three types — 11 RD-180 engines, 6 RD-181 engines and two RD-191, that is from 19 power plants 17 are intended for the USA whereas it is required to Russia only two. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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